Tag: technicians

Varsities urged to nurture humans, instead of just technicians

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT KHI: Through liberal arts, we are teaching subjects that are compulsory but are unfortunately missing in the curriculum, said renowned academic, Dr Deborah Fitzgerald. The professor of history of technology and a former dean of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) shed light on the importance of liberal arts education at a discussion hosted by Habib University (HU). Her talk was titled, Enhancing Impact and Effectiveness of University Education’ and was part of…Read More

Solar technicians get training certificates

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: In the pursuit of enabling technologically sophisticated manpower for industrial uplift, TUSDEC has joined hands with Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH to foster the solar power industry with the provision of technically adept manpower in the specialized areas of photovoltaics and solar water heating systems. TUSDEC trained a pool of 125 solar technicians under GIZ FIT (Funds for Innovative Training) initiative of TVET Reform Support…Read More

125 to get training as solar technicians

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT LHR: To support the alternate energy sector in the country, the Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) has launched a technical training course in solar technologies. Three months training sessions have already been started at TUSDEC-NIDA (National Institute of Design and Analysis) Lahore Centre training 50 candidates in the technical area of Photovoltaics (PV). The programme is co-funded by the European Union, the Embassay of Netherlands and…Read More

Yawning gap of technicians

| | No Comments

WHERE THE contribution of all important sectors is important in the development of a state, the role of technicians is equally vital which has vividly been established in the face of the progress in economy, science and technology and other areas of the developed countries. However, coming of such things to Pakistan regrettably is still a distant dream. The country is presently facing a grave shortage of manpower in technical and vocational education as only 255,636 students are enrolled in 3,…Read More