Peshawar, November 30, 2020: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (KP-TEVTA) on Monday, initiated its employment drive for the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the field of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). Two job fairs held at Govt. Advance Technical Training Centre (GATTC) Hayatabad and Government Vocational Training Centre (GVTC) for Boys, Gulbahar simultaneously. Several industrial representatives and TVET graduates in numerous trades and technologies participated in this recruitment drive.
Speaking on the occasion, Managing Director (MD) KP TEVTA Engr. Syed Sajjad Ali Shah said these recruitment drives are to compliment provision of 10 Million jobs programme of PTI Govt. He appreciated the efforts of TEVTA institutes and its development partners for organizing such events and creating opportunities for the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in such tough times where COVID-19 is affecting the livelihood of population.
KP-TEVTA is also taking tangible measures in creating industry academia linkages in the TVET sector. In these sessions, TEVTA will provide orientation to private sector companies/firms about the benefits of associating with the TVET providers in the best of larger public interest.
The events were joined by number of private sector companies’ representatives, TEVTA staff, development partners and youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The employment drive is being supported by the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) and TVET Sector Support Programme, which is funded by the European Union and the governments of Germany and Norway.