Employment opportunities are being provided by Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) for mega projects like CPEC.
The announcement by the company was that they would increase 60,000 more students all around Punjab in IT short courses. A very encouraging news for the students.
Irfan Qaiser Sheikh the Chairman of TEVTA said the course is being offered in 135 institutes across various districts of Punjab. In the first batch 5,000 students passed and around same number of students are enrolled in the ongoing session.
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Women ratio in enrolled students:
2,230 students are women out of 5090 students. 40% ratio
The chairman stressed on importance of women necessary for a country to progress. He said that TEVTA encourage women enrollment in all courses. They are offering better pay and opportunities for women. The aim of the company is to ensure women participation gets at least equal to that of men.
Microsoft has decreased $10 from its original $105 dollars charge per student from TEVTA. Moreover students would be given Rs1,000 stipend according to the orders given by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
Mission of TEVTA
- Provide IT training extremely important these days
- Remove unemployment
- Develop skills in youth as per market requirement
- Empower women for development of the country
- Provide jobs to passing students, adjust them in domestic industry