SINDH LEADS ONCE AGAIN
STEVTA becomes first provincial institution of Pakistan to initiate Public Private Partnership with BIA’s (Business Industry Association) with the aim to impart workplace-based training leading towards employment.
STEVTA collaborates with PAPGAI to produce skilled workforce for Printing & Packaging Sector
Karachi, September 29, 2020: Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TVETA) and Pakistan Association of printing & Graphic Arts Industry (PAPGAI) agreed to jointly work for producing skilled workforce required by the printing and graphics industry.
The industry expressed their resolve to work hand-in-hand with public sector, at a ceremony which also marked the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) bctwccn the PAPGAI and Sindh TEVTA. The ceremony held at headquarter of Sindh on Tuesday. The partnership is supported by the TV ET Sector Support Programme (SSP), which is funded by the European Union and governments Of the Germany and Norvay.
PAPGAI will take over the training delivery and management Of trainees at Pakistani Swedish Institute Of Technology (PSIT) Karachi, an institute operating under Sindh TEVTA With the aim to impart workplace-based training to 500 men and 100 women trainees in 4 demand driven trades under competency-based training (CBT) methodology. This public-private partnership Will ensure facilitation Of on-site training Of 600 trainees leading to their employment. At this occasion, number Of business leads Of the province like Dr. S.M. Minhai Uddin, Head Of The Times Press Pvt Ltd., Mr. Ismail Memon, Head Of Paradise Press Pvt Ltd, Mr. Basit Zaidi Of Mighty Deals, Mr. Muhammad Hussain Of HY Printers, Mr. Sami of Saima Packaging (Pvt) Ltd. largest employer of TVET graduates and Ms. Iris Cordelia Rotzoll, Head Of T VET Sector Support Programme, GIZ were also present.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman TVET Committee in Sindh, PA PGAI Mr. Salman Haroon said, “Skilled workforce trained through technical and vocational education as per industry’s demand can improve the economic Output for the industry and add value in terms Of quality human resource.”
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The story originally appeared in The News International Karachi