|Project||Welding training for flood afectees and IDPs, Multan, S.Punjab|
|Date of Approval||15 March, 2012|
|Number of Beneficiaries||33|
|Implementing Partner||Punjab Vocational Technical Training Council|
A center of excellence will be established for welding and fabrication to rehabilitate the flood affectees and IDPs for Multan, Southern Punjab. The trainings will be demand driven and will address the needs of the employers and provide livelihood to the trainees. Need assessment was done before designing the trainings. The area was stricken with natural disaster and generally the people of the region aren’t very educated. These trainings are demand of the industry and can also be undertaken with the existing educational constraints of the population.
For further details;
Major Ghazanfar Abbas Manager, Curriculum
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When devastating floods hit southern Punjab in 2010, the historic city of Multan became the base camp for local and international humanitarian and relief organizations. From Multan, they disbursed relief goods to the neighbouring districts which had become inaccessible due to severed road links.
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