|Industrial garments stitching training for poor women and trans-genders, Chunian, Punjab|
Date of Approval
|15 March, 2012|
Number of Beneficiaries
|Punjab Vocational Technical Training Council|
Under this project, a center of excellence for Industrial garment stitching will be established through which trans- genders will be trained and later employed by Industrial Estate. The training center is established in close proximity of Sundar Industrial Estate. The vision for the project is to impart demand led trainings in close proximity of potential employers to ensure employment of the trainees. The trainings will take place in Chunian, District Kasur.
For further details;
Ch. Deputy Manager Technical
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