Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar inaugrated technology based courses under ‘Hunarmand Pakistan’ (Skill for All) to support talented manpower in the country at National University of Technology (NUTECH) in Islamabad.
Usman Dar said while inaugurating the classes for the high-tech courses “The program will multiply talented manpower and increase employability of the youth in Pakistan”.
NUTECH Skills Development Department (NSDD) offered technology courses included Computer Graphics (UI/UX), Cloud Computing, Robotics, Mobile App Development and IOT (Internet of Things).
The courses are being offered under ‘Skill for All’ program started with Rs 30 billion expense under the umbrella of the Prime Minsiter’s Kamyab Jawan Program.
The Hunarmand Pakistan is being executed by the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) under Strategic Implementation Plan (SIP).
Initially SIP planned with Rs. 9.84 Billion allocation for skilling 1,70,000 youth in Hi-Tech and Conventional Skills.
The prime goal of program was to prepare Pakistani youth in modern technology and conventional skills including digital skills, financial inclusion, social entrepreneurship and micro-business support for work and financial strengthening of youth
Usman Dar further said that “we want to invest in our youth for fabricating their abilities for matching jobs market. Our focus is on imparting relevant and required skills to our youth”.
He appreciated the role and hard work of NUTECH and NAVTTC for successful launching of the program.