Step to Streamline Migration and Save Youth from Fraud of Travel Agents
- Canadian Immigration Minister Meets Punjab Technical Education Minister
Minister (Migration), Govt. of Canada Mr. Christopher Kerr visited Punjab with an aim to regulate movement of youth to Canada especially Punjabi youngsters, who want to embark study abroad. The Canadian delegation met Punjab Technical Education and Industrial Training and Employment Generation Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi. During this meeting both country ministers held discussions with senior officials of Punjab included Secretary Technical Education and Industrial training Punjab IAS D. Tiwari, Vice Chancellor IKGPTU Prof.(Dr.) Ajay Kumar Sharma over the issues. Minister Mr. Channi said that Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between Govt. of Punjab and Govt. of Alberta, Canada to streamline the migration application processes for students and saving the immigration aspirant students from fraud commission agents on February 7, 2019.
He said this is in continuation of initiative taken by the a high level delegation that visited Canada this year to facilitate aspiring youths, creation of jobs for Punjabis overseas and exploring educational opportunities for both the countries. He said that keeping in view of the increasing passion of Punjabi youth to study abroad, Punjab Government had taken the great initiative for bright and prosperous future of the younger generation craving for study abroad and would create vigorous employment opportunities, which is the motto of Punjab Government.
During the meeting issues related to setting up of a Punjab Govt. portal aimed at funneling students and immigrants interested in Canada, Skill Development for overseas Employment, studying abroad programs in various Universities, Colleges, Polytechnics and ITIs of Punjab and how the immigration Department of Govt. of Canada support such Initiatives of Govt. of Punjab. Punjab Govt. is making all efforts to save youngsters from fraudster agents and provide them legal pathway to go to Canada through Skill Development.