LAHORE - Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC) and Schools Education Department have signed MoU for providing IT training to 7,000 youth in the evening classes.

Expression of interest has been published for skill training of 15,000 lady health workers and 7,000 health professionals.

This was informed at a meeting of Skill Development Committee chaired by Minister for Labour & Human Resource Raja Ashfaq Sarwar and Minister Zakat & Ushr Malik Nadeem Kamran at P&D Auditorium yesterday.

TEVTA Chairperson Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Secretaries and Additional Secretaries of Labour, Industries, Social Welfare, Zakat & Ushr and related departments, representatives from Project Implementation Unit, Punjab Skills Development Fund, TEVTA, PVTC attended the meeting.

The meeting was informed that to meet the target of skill training of two billion youth of the province under Punjab Growth Strategy 2018, a vision of Chief Minister Punjab to empower youth for their demand based technical training and enhance labour export to GCC countries, all necessary steps have been taken with coordination of different departments.

The meeting was informed that 30000 village people would be trained in vaccination and animal insemination for better livestock growth and export. The meeting was apprised that ten MoUs have been signed between TEVTA and local industry for job based skill training.