Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has sought details of vacant seats from all its affiliated construction firms to accommodate 20,000 engineers under Prime Minister Internship Programme for a period of one year in different engineering firms.
During the PEC convocation internship programme was announced. The programme aims to train the engineering graduates to enhance their field knowledge, soft skills and to groom them as a competent professional for the society.
Ministry of inter-provincial coordination (IPC) will pay Rs15,000 per month to a designated “intern” while the construction firm hiring the services of such internees will contribute an additional Rs10,000 per month for each intern said Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi PEC Chairman in a letter to the Engr. Kamal Nasir Khan Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP)
PEC Chairman further said that it is the corporate responsibility of nation by transferring professional knowledge experience to the youth in the multifarious field to make them a useful organ of the society for domestic and international markets. He added that scheme to enhance the capacity building of the youth through the supervised professional training programme all the investors, CAP would take advantage of this scheme.
He requested the CAP to accommodate PEC a potential number of seats in its member firms to build a national database that helps council to process the scheme in collaboration with the concerned ministry.
Engr. Nasir has welcomed PEC initiative and said that since its announcement, their association demanded implementation of the scheme.