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Prime Minister’s start-up programme to train one million students for latest technologies

Written by AbuBakar ·  1 min read >
Imran Khan

Prime Minister Youth Programme has recently launched multiple initiatives for the development of the young population in the country. This time it has come up with the long-awaited Start-up programme to train students for entrepreneurship in the field of technology.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf introduced Kamyab Jawan Program, the largest undergrad scholarship program in Pakistan’s history and Youth Empowerment Card. Prime Minister start-up was announced a few months ago aiming to empower and make the youth more economically independent.

The name of the programme will be the “Start-up Pakistan Programme” and it will run under the “Kamyab Jawan Programme”. The progamme will train one million students from different universities and colleges.

According to an official, under this programme Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) will get funds for the expansion of Business Incubation Centres (BICs).

HEC will use that fund to train 500,000 students for entrepreneurship and it would also use some funds to produce 5,000 graduate startups from different HEC recognized universities through Business Incubation Centres (BICs).

National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) will also provide training to 500,000 students for entrepreneurship and cover 300 technical training centres across the country through blended incubation.

Under this programme the government will engage with overseas Pakistanis from developed countries who are technology geeks and infopreneurs. They will help to train the youth for new technology, entrepreneurship, and market reading,

Lately, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government has taken multiple initiatives for the development of the youth population of the country. Prime Minister Kamyab Jawan Prograamme has proven to be the most successful initiative of all times and received more than a million loan applications in a few days. Prime Minister Imran Khan also launched the largest undergrad scholarship program in Pakistan’s history, with a grand total of 200,000 scholarships to be issued over the next four years and half of which will be for women.