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South Korea to Help AP in Education, Skill Development:- A South Korean on Friday met Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh and other senior officials in Amaravati to talk about prospects of the alliance in education and skill development.
Addressing media after a meeting, Suresh said the delegation agreed to set up a center in Korea for Andhra Pradesh and also to open a Korean technical institute in the state.
Suresh said they had discussed the partnership in training in Blockchain technology and on making use of Korean methods for the skill development and training of teachers and added that the government would commence new educational programs with South Korean collaboration.
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South Korean delegation was interested in different fields like education, Information Technology (IT), agriculture, fisheries, farming, and industries. In terms of education, Korea is ready to provide skill development in higher education, Suresh said.
It has been also agreed to establish a center in Korea, particularly for Andhra Pradesh and Korean technical institute in the state. AP government will bring ultra changes in the education system, start new academic programs with the help of South Korea.
Minister further informed that state formed to committees that will have full powers in regulating academic fees and keeping an eye on standards among other issues. These committees will start functioning after the cancellation of current Admission and Fee Regulatory Committees.
The school education committee will be headed by Justice R Kantarao while Higher Education Regulation Committee by Justice V Eswaraiah.
The Korean delegation also met AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, minister for industries M Goutham Reddy and Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation Limited chairperson R K Roja and others.
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