About 100 companies in the region of Nagasaki in Japan are ready to induct Indian engineers to support their information technology, shipping and manufacturing service industries, according to Keisuke Yamamoto, Nagasaki Prefectural Assembly member representing the Iki City Constituency.
The offer to Indian engineers is in line with the call given by Shigeki Maeda, Executive Vice President of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) inviting two lakh Indian professionals, especially from the IT sector.
At an interactive session organised by Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) in Bengaluru on Wednesday, Yamamoto said that, of the 2,000-odd companies based out of Nagasaki region, 93 companies have expressed their consent to induct Indian engineers to fill in technology and human resource capital shortage faced by the region.
The Prefectural Government, he added, was finalising incentives for Indian companies in the IT, services, ship building and manufacturing sectors. “We shall come out with a specific agenda to invite Indian companies to set up bases or collaborate with Nagasaki based companies shortly,” he said.
T R Parasuraman, Deputy Managing Director, Toyota Industries Engine India and managing committee member at BCIC, said India has a huge and highly skilled manpower available and would to be keen to tie up with Nagasaki based companies to promote bilateral trade on priority bases.
You name any sector, banking, manufacturing, services, healthcare, Information Technology, Infrastructure to name a few, we have highly specialised staffing solution to offer to Nagasaki based firms. All we need is a specific agenda which we will work to operationalise. It would be good to have a road map so that all stakeholders can work towards a common goal,” he said.