Reform Highlights

Hundreds of skilled youth got jobs in industry

Lahore, Tuesday, April 17, 2018: Hundreds skilled persons, trained in various vocational training institutes of Lahore, were able to secure jobs in leading companies at at job fair organized at Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate (QIE) Lahore on Tuesday. Punjab Vocational Training ...

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Promotion of TVET is a priority for GB government

GILGIT, April 11, 2018: Government of Gilgit Baltistan considers promotion of vocational training a priority and will leave no stone unturned to equip its youth with employable skills, Mohammed Ibraheem Sanai, minister for education said this here on Wednesday. The ...

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Feature Stories

Shagird to get certified!

The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) launched the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), as a step to recognize and certify the competence of skilled workers in the informal economy. Under this new initiative, the skilled workers, who have ...

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Turning Dreams into Reality Skilfully

The city of Muzaffargarh lies along the bank of the Chenab River. This proximity is a boon for its thriving agricultural sector. In 2010, however, the area was shown the devastating downside of being so close to a thundering watercourse ...

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Profile Stories

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

TVET solution to Pakistan’s youth bulge: Jean-Francois Cautain

Ammar Sheikh LAHORE: Pakistan’s youth bulge is an asset but it also poses a unique challenge for the country, most prominently, its role in socio-economic …

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Engaging Private Sector in TVET – Rastgar’s insights on challenges of sector

Born in Jalandhar, an oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab, Rastgar was just two years when his parents moved to Pakistan …

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

Demand spurs skilled training momentum

LAHORE/KARACHI Ishrat Ansari ‘Skills training’ in renewable energy sector in Pakistan is gaining momentum; as the country is now focusing more on alternate means of …

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Empowering Women of Baluchistan through Technical and Vocational Education

Meeting with a group of women hailing from different areas of Balochistan in her office Sana Durrani Chairperson of Balochistan Women Business Association (BWBA) is …

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

Ishrat Ansari LAHORE/KARACHI In order to meet the challenges of modern times, technical training and skill development are the most important factors affecting any country’s …

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