File photo: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday signed an agreement with Italy for training and education in the fields of labour and employment.
Under the agreement, the two countries will engage in the exchange of training methodologies and trainers between them.
In a statement issued by it, the government said that the agreement will "enhance the technical capabilities of developing and organising international training programmes and the evolution of V.V. Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI) as a leading training institution in the Asia-Pacific region."
The VVGNLI,A located in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, had earlier signed an agreement with the International Training Centre-International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO), Turin.
The two have since collaborated on several similar activities, the government said.