ISLAMABAD: Kamyab Jawan successfully launches Startup Pakistan Programme here on Monday.
The event took place in the Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had officially inaugurated Kamyab Jawan Programme on October 17, for the welfare of the Pakistani youths. Addressing the ceremony he had mentioned the two other up-coming programmes for the youth. The two up-coming initiatives were:
- Green Youth Movement
- StartUp Pakistan
About Startup Pakistan
The purpose of the Startup Pakistan Programme is to empower the youth. The programme aims at providing an environment where one million youth would be trained in entrepreneurship by 2030. By this initiative, 10,000 new businesses would be initiated.
Startup Pakistan is a flagship initiative of Kamyab Jawan programme. It envisions to create jobs and economic activity in an inclusive, scalable, and sustainable way.
What does the programme offer
The programme offers to fund, mentorship, training and variety of perks and benefits with the aim of providing entrepreneurs with the necessary tools, resources and links to develop and extend their businesses.
The programme will support all universities and vocational training centres.
Will enable the culture of technology innovation.
Support the potential creation of 1 million startup jobs.
Engage overseas Pakistani from developed nations to empower young technology entrepreneurs, providing guidance, opening markets, and investing their intellectual and financial capital.
Usman Dar speaking at the launch of Startup Pakistan Programme
Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar addressing at the soft launch of the Startup Pakistan said: “Pakistan is one of the countries with huge potential of economic growth due to presence of a large number of young people.”
He also suggested the youth “Think big, start small and then scale up rapidly.”
The soft launch of Startup Pakistan will be held in eight cities of the country starting from Islamabad followed by Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Quetta and Peshawar.
Federal Minister for Planning and Special Initiatives Asad Umar’s speech at the launch of startup Pakistan Pilot at Quaid e Azam University