National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) signed Agreement with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India for upgradation of Vocational Training Centre in Egypt on 15th March, 2013 at South Block, New Delhi. The Agreement was signed by Dr. H.P. Kumar, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, NSIC and Shri Ravi Bangar, Joint Secretary (East & Southern Africa), MEA. The projects envisage creating self employment opportunities by imparting training in entrepreneurship building and skill development. NSIC is also setting up similar Centres in other African Countries viz. Ethiopia, Burundi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Gambia, Gabon, Rwanda, Burkina Faso & Libya with a view to promote creation and development of Micro and Small Enterprises.