Govt imparts technical training to over 55,000 youth during last year: Shafqat

ISLAMABAD, Aug 21 (APP):Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Wednesday said that the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training had imparted skill based education to 55,000 youth in one year and around 60 percent of them getting employment opportunities.

Addressing a press conference over One Year performance of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government, the ministry through National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) had successfully linked the skills education with the market demand, he added.

We had set the standards of 25 different market oriented skills he said adding the students were bound to ensure their professionalism in these skills. The federation would award government stamped certificates to these skilled youth which would be accepted at national and international level.

Shafqat said the government was making all out efforts for the uniformity of education system by setting the standards of education. He said that different kind of education systems in the country were creating classification in the society.