Regional Director for the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Muhammad Zulfikar Jatoi shared the progress on the PM Youth Skill Development Program.
Visiting the Balochistan Boys Scout Centre, Jatoi said that initiatives like these are equipping the youth of the province with necessary skills that they will need in order to secure jobs. The centre itself provides enough skills under their training, for the youth to tap into opportunities that arise from the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The visiting delegation also included the company of Muhammad Tayyad Lehri, Information Secretary, along with Abdul Karim Khiyazai, Nizamuddin Mengal, Abdul Wahid Kakar, Haji Abdul Qayyum, Muhammad Tayyab Lehri, and Irfan Muhammad Khan.
According to Express Tribune, Jatoi said, “Apart from these courses in the future we will try to equip the youth with skills necessary to be successful in life. They will not only get respectable jobs through these courses, but will also be responsible for shaping the future of the country as well as its people.”
Along with a tour of the facility, the teachers at the centre briefed the delegation on the courses and training that was being provided. This includes tailoring, beautician, English language, welding as well as computer science, and all of this is backed with a monthly stipend.
They assured them that the training provided under the NAVTTC umbrella was of international standards, and the organization pays the students under training Rs. 3,000 per month on a six month basis.
Source: Express Tribune