LAHORE - Technical Training and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) will impart training to its 2237 male and female teachers for enhancing their professional skill during current financial year.

This was stated by the Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Shaikh while addressing the staff of Govt Staff Training College Gulberg during his visit here Tuesday.

 Chief Operating Officer TEVTA Jawad Ahmed Qureshi and other officers of TEVTA were also present on the occasion.

Irfan Qaiser Shaikh said that TEVTA teachers would be trained in 152 batches. Training of 85 batches will be conducted at Govt Staff Training College at Lahore, Faisalabad and Murree while 67 in TEVTA institutes with relevant facilities.

He said that this project was launched with an aim to enhance the professional skills of TEVTA teachers. It is in line with the policy of Chief Minister Punjab to upgrade the professional skills of teachers and the talent of students.

Chairperson TEVTA further said that 3047 male and female TEVTA teachers had been trained during last financial year.

He added that in the current year, teachers would be trained in new demand driven courses including IT, Web designing, Call centre training, software programme, electronics, mobile repairing, TV, AC repairing & servicing, Baking and confectionery, Rice processing, nursing, house keeping etc.

TEVTA, as per requirement of new curricula, has arranged training of its teachers in different industrial organizations, he concluded.