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TEVTA to certify 28,000 uncertified skilled force

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will certify 28,000 uncertified skilled force through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme by June 30. TEVTA has issued nationally as well as globally recognized certificates to 19,000 upto April 15, 2016. This programme is successfully in progress across the Punjab province. Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said this while addressing the progress review meeting of RPL programme for…Read More

TEVTA to certify 28,000 uncertified skilled force

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will certify 28,000 uncertified skilled force through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme by June 30. TEVTA has issued nationally as well as globally recognized certificates to 19,000 upto April 15, 2016. This programme is successfully in progress across the Punjab province. Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said this while addressing the progress review meeting of…Read More

Special force set up to protect forests against timber mafia

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Staff report PESH: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province plans to raise a special force to protect forests from powerful timber mafia, generate jobs for youth and protect rights of forest communities. The provincial government has allocated one billion rupees for the project as the force would be equipped with sophisticated weapons, trucks and other necessary gears to guard the forests. The scheme is part of the Green Growth Initiative launched a year ago in Peshawar by PTI chairman Imran Khan…Read More

Experts stress highly skilled force for progress

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Professionals at an event stressed the need for building highly skilled and tech-savvy work force in line with the world’s fast transition to technology to improve productivity efficiently and effectively. "Through intelligent software and internet technology, we will see tremendous increase in productivity in energy, transport and medical care sectors, and customisation of mass production through 3D printing," said software engineer Saad Bin Tahir. He…Read More

NAVTEC holds 1st meeting of task force on TVET policy

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) has recently held the first meeting of the Task Force of National TVET Policy in Islamabad. TVET experts throughout the country from public and private sector participated in this meeting. Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education Engineer Mian Baleeghur Rehman was the chief guest of the event. The meeting was held with the technical assistance of GIZ under TVET Reform…Read More

Muslim-science.com, MIGHT launch task force on teaching

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: Dato Zakri Abdul Hamid, the Science Advisor to the PM of Malaysia, and Prof. Nidhal Guessoum of American University of Sharjah, have launched the Muslim-Science.Com’s Task Force on Teaching of Science. This step seeks to jumpstart a dialogue, discourse, and debate on critical issues and big questions at the intersection of science and religion within the Islamic World. In doing so, it also seeks to reclaim the narrative of science within the Islamic community. "…Read More

Innovation system a driving force behind sustained national growth

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is highly vulnerable to extremWith eyeing rapid national development in the present information age and globally competing knowledge-driven economies, speakers at the recently concluded COMSATS three-day regional consultative workshop stressed for having an integrated mechanism of national innovation system and intellectual property for rapid and diverse progress. They further said that the process of research, technology and innovation needs to be…Read More

Task Force for Cyber Security Policy announced

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article image Staff Report ISLAMABAD: Senate Defence Committee has taken an initiative for the formulation of Cyber Security Policy to preserve, promote and protect Pakistan’s national security digitally.This was disclosed by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, Chairman of Senate Defence Committee, while addressing a recently held Cyber Secure Pakistan Conference here.Senate’s Defence Committee has taken the initiative for the formulation of Cyber Security Policy to preserve, promote and protect Pakistan’s…Read More

Tech main driving force for firms

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The technology change has emerged as the most important external factor that influences majority of the industrial organization in multiplying their production potential."As the world gets smarter and the population grows, demands on IT will also grow. Consumer adoption and use of digital, mobile and social media throughout the world is changing the nature of debate," said IT Consultant and Services Sales Leader of IBM Pakistan Salman A. Qayam, while speaking at the…Read More

Aptech taking pride of producing skilled IT force: Iqbal Yousuf

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article image Iqbal Yousuf is Managing Director Aptech Pakistan. He carries with him ten years of rich experience of Computer Education programme in the country. Since his joining the Aptech Pakistan he has proved his professional mettle and is successfully taking the institute towards prestigious niche with nurturing expansion projects across Pakistan. Earlier, Iqbal Yousuf had also been running a Pakistan-based multi-national IT consultancy NDC as COOTell us about Aptech Computer Education as an institute?…Read More