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04 February, 2021 Views 77

Various Skill Programs Of Vocational Training To Be Introduced By Government

The prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan has said that the government will introduce the various skill programs of vocational training. Earlier the meeting regarding inter-provincial cooperation for skilled education was held in which the PM had stressed the importance of skilled manpower in the social and economic development of the country. In this regard, the federal and the provincial governments will devise a comprehensive strategy. He added that the country needs to provide more opportunities to the youth so that they can play a significant role in the advancement. 

Skilled Education 

Besides the prime minister the other ministers of the various organizations such as the National Information Technology Board (NITB), Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA), and Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA) participated in the meeting. It was said that the Pakistani people should be trained according to international standards because neglecting this sector in the past result in unemployment. So the need of the hour is to offer the best opportunities for the transformation of youth into skilled manpower. 

Training Courses

For the first time the budget of Rs. 10 billion has been allocated for the technical education and vocational training authority. By using this budget the institute will be able to increase the training capacity through the online training system. TEVTA has taken another initiative such as the Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTS) system through which the people get employment in the various sectors across the country. It had been also stated that 57 new training courses and another 200 courses will be introduced immediately, after the preparation and getting the relevant machinery. The prime minister had appreciated the issuance of 1000 education and training scholarships for nurses. The government is striving hard for the betterment of the youth so that they can have the skills to earn their livelihood without having inconvenience.