ISLAMABAD, Jan 17 (APP):The federal government is providing better opportunities to the youth of Baluchistan especially that of Gwadar to acquire modern education and technical skills under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
In order to shape and enhance the skills of the active population of Gwadar, Federal Government has launched many initiatives. One such initiative is vocational training in various engineering disciplines.
The objectives of the project also include the development and generation of technical know-how in the field of precision mechanics, instrument technology and die and mold technology.
Technical Training Center for Precision Mechanics and Instrument Technology, Gwadar is one such CPEC related project which has been built at a cost of Rs 1200 million.
The center will also provide consultancy services to the local industry on designing mechanical products, jigsaws and fixtures which will help in skilling the local community, increasing exports and creating employment opportunities.
Today, Gwadar has three technical and vocational training centers i.e Pak-China Technical and Vocational Training Institute Gwadar, Gwadar Institute of Technology, and Technical Training Center for Precision Mechanics and Instrument Technology, Gwadar. Collectively, these institutes will lay the foundation of a skilled Gwadar.
People of Gwadar are the main/fundamental stakeholder of Port City of Gwadar. Their participation in the operation & management of the deep-sea port, participation in industrial and commercial businesses, and in urbanization processes is key to all long-term developmental initiatives.