Over 8000 youth of Sindh will be given High Tech Skills through NAVTTC

Over 8000 youth of Sindh will be given High Tech Skills through NAVTTC

F.P. Report

KARACHI: National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) Regional Office Sindh completes first phase of monitoring of 134 partner institutes providing training under Batch III of Prime Minister’s “Skills for All” Program. Under the program, over 11,000 youth of Sindh will be provided training in various technical and vocational courses, while over 8,000 of them will be trained in 100 most modern highly employable high-tech trades.
NAVTTC Regional Office Sindh has partnered with 134 well reputed private and public sector educational institutes and industries including 21 Universities to provide technical and vocational skills to the young population of Sindh. The focus of the program is to provide training to the youth in the most latest technologies in demand driven high tech trades such as: Artificial Intelligence, Mechatronics (Robotics), Amazon Virtual Assistant, Big Data Analytics, Python Programing, CAD and Digital Manufacturing for Product Design, Renewable Energy Systems Design, Web and Android App Development, Digital Marketing and Search Engine Optimization, Computer Graphics and Video Editing, Documentary and Film Making etc.
Prime Minister’s Skills for All Program was launched in 2019 to provide much needed impetus for TVET Sector development across Pakistan through various targeted interventions. The program particularly aimed to uplift the socio-economic condition of youth through employment, self-employment and entrepreneurship, and to facilitate their engagement in international labour market.
After completing 6 months of training under this program, in addition to being awarded NAVTTC’s internationally accepted certificates, the trainees will be fully skilled to be employed by highly promising tech industry of Pakistan. The trainees would also be capable of engaging in freelance work for international employers through digital platforms and bring in much needed foreign exchange for the country.
The monitoring and evaluation drive, which continued for 10 days, was conducted throughout Sindh province from Karachi to Daharki. Director General Sindh, Ms. Nabeela Umar, Director Muhammad Ali Chachar, Deputy Directors Mr. Azizullah Chandio, Mumtaz Ujjan, Shafay Shah and Assistant Directors Abdul Qadeer Sohoo and Ms. Saima Gill conducted M&E visits and carried out quality checks on training courses through specialized M&E tools. The purpose of M&E exercise was to ensure high standards of training for youth and efficient utilization of government resources.
The batch III of Prime Minister’s Skill for All program started from March 7, 2022 and will run for 6 months till September 2022.

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