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TVET termed critical for youth employment

QUETTA October 24, 2018: Experts, leading industrialists and senior government officials here on Wednesday underlined the importance of quality technical and vocational education and training (TVET), saying it can help promote youth employment and reduce poverty in Balochistan. They expressed ...

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CM Balochistan vows to promote TVET

Quetta, October 23, 2018: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan has underlined the importance of skills training and vowed that his government will leave no stone unturned to provide employable skills to the youth. He expressed these views in a ...

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Feature Stories

NAVTTC notifies two Sector Skills Councils

Islamabad: The Government of Pakistan has established industry-led Sector Skill Councils (SSCs) to produce skilled workforce according to the needs of hospitality and construction sectors. The establishment of SSCs in these two sectors was the result of an extensive consultation ...

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Career counselling plays pivotal role in youth employment

Career counselling can play an important role in enabling the youth in selecting a decent career path through vocational training, says Mr. Muzaffar Ali Bhutto, Managing Director Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA). He said trainees enrolled in ...

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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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