The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) in collaboration with Kamyab Jawan Startup Pakistan (KJSP) have arranged free online entrepreneurship training for students to make the best use of their time during the corona crisis.
The National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) in collaboration with Kamyab Jawan Startup Pakistan (KJSP) have arranged a free online entrepreneurship training program for students to make the best use of their time during the corona crisis. Students are quarantined during lockdown so it is the best way to utilize their time by learning new skills.
Students enrolled under Kamyab Jawan Hunarmand Pakistan will get access to the first cohort. As part of the Prime Minister’s vision of creating 10 million jobs, PM’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program has been developed under the banner of Kamyab Jawan. This scheme envisages “Hunar Se Karobar Tak”, where youth will be graduated from basic asset transfer to interest-free loans to micro and then finally small loans.
The program aims at providing direction, support and an enabling environment to the public and private sectors to implement training for skills development in order to enhance social and economic profile.
In the current COVID-19 situation, startups will be critical in getting the country’s economy back on track and a success story of online education like this could go a long way in building confidence, the official said.
Free training will be conducted by the digital incubator IdeaGist and this cohort program comprise four stages including training, incubation, and launch.
Both organizations have a number of mentors who actually overseas Pakistanis, each one has a minimum experience of 5 years in various fields.