Riyadh, Dec. 30 -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) is set to launch the first phase of the Skill Verification Program (SVP) in India, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

A vocational test programme will be conducted to check skills of workers to be employed in Saudi Arabia.

The initial phase will be launched in India's capital city of New Delhi, and Mumbai, the largest city and commercial capital of the country.

Five professions are selected for skill testing in the initial phase are




Automobile electrician

Refrigeration/air conditioning technician

Skilled workers under the program will be given a practical and written test upon which they can apply f...