As part of the sweeping changes in education sector, Government of Andhra Pradesh will be seeking Korean technology for skill development. A 60-member South Korean delegation called on Education minister Adimulapu Suresh on Friday and discussed on developing standards in Education sector. The delegation, which will tour the state for three days, held talks with the minister on the development of skills and other related issues in education sector and explored the possibilities of mutual cooperation in education, IT, Agriculture, fisheries, horticulture and Industrial sectors. The Korean delegation will be touring for three days in the state.
Speaking to media at secretariat, the Education Minister said the Korean delegation agreed to open a centre in Korea for Andhra Pradesh and also to establish Korean technical institute in Andhra Pradesh. “We discussed on partnership in training in Block Chain Technology and on using Korean methods for the skill development and training of teachers. Government would start new educational programs with South Korean collaboration” he said.
Minister Suresh told that the Government has constituted two commissions as a part of revolutionary reforms and appointed Justice Kantha Rao and Justice Eshwaraiah as Chairpersons. These committees will have full powers in regulating fees, monitoring of standards in educational institutions and other matters.
Later, the delegation also met Industries, Commerce and IT minister Mekapati Gautam Reddy and expressed interest in constructing bridges on rivers with advanced facilities in AP. The Minister had discussed about e-commerce tool, training on block chain technology. The government is trying to improve transparency in revenue department using block chain technology, said the Minister.
Talking to South Korean officials, minister said that the government is trying to bring a new policy to promote electric vehicles sector. He further discussed about start-ups, industrial complex in AP.