The United Kingdom government is investing nearly 50 million pounds over five years towards skilling initiatives in India. It will be planning to invest nearly 50 million pounds over five years towards skilling initiatives in India. The skill development programme will cover across areas like science and technology, human resource development, the foreign and Commonwealth office and more. The Council has worked with 12 state governments to train over 1 lakh master trainers to in turn train teachers across India over the past six years. Nearly 4,000 students applied for the Generation UK programme to India which extends to graduate-level students as well.