ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch Pakistan’s largest-ever skilled development programme ‘Hunermand Jawan’ today aimed at the emancipation of youth through quality professional training.
The duration of the programme is four years, costing approx 30 billion rupees and will facilitate youth through easy loans, professional capacity-building, start-ups, and internships.
PM Khan termed ‘Humermand Jawan’ youth an asset of the nation.
In the initial phase, around 170,000 youth will be given professional skill-based training, of which 50,000 will be trained in the area of artificial intelligence (IA), robotics, cloud computing and other advanced areas of Technology.
Similarly, 50,000 youth will be given training at Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority in conventional areas including auto-mechanics, plumbing, etc.., whereas 20,000 youth will be given apprenticeship.
75 smart classrooms will be set up to ensure easy access to skills and professional education beside the provision of such training at 70 Madaris.
Five centers of Excellence will be also established under the ‘Hunermand Nu Jawan’ programme in collaboration with friendly countries.
PTI Government launched Kamyab Jawan Programme and Ehsas Interest-free loan for the youth last year.