170,000 youth to get training under PM's Hunarmand Pakistan programme.


ISLAMABAD -- Executive Director NAVTTC Dr Nasir Khan Friday announced that a total of one hundred and seventy thousand youth will get training by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission under Prime Minister's Hunarmand Pakistan programme.

Prime Minister Imran Khan's Hunarmand Pakistan programme aimed at socioeconomic development of youth, in a bid to combat soaring unemployment in the country, ED NAVTTC said in an interview with Radio Pakistan. He further explained that the main purpose of this programme was to enhance the skills and knowledge of internees in government and private sectors. Leading private firms and development sector firms, federal, provincial and local government institutions including educational institutions will offer training under the scheme, he added. Under this programme, youth will be trained in the latest technologies according to the demand of the industry, he mentioned.

He said the courses would comprise three and six month trainings and candidates of all educational levels can benefit from this initiative. The courses will be started at 558 centres across the country, he said, adding that the skill development training will be provided in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Computing, Information...

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