ADB to provide technical assistance for skill upgradation
SALIM AHMED LAHORE—Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide technical assistance for skill up-gradation in the province of the Punjab. This initiative will improve the skillful training being imparted at TEVTA Institutes. It was stated by Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while talking with the mission of Asian Development Bank during visit here Monday at TEVTA Secretariat. The mission members included Director, Central and West Asia Department Rie Hiraoka and Senior Project Officer, Pakistan Resident Mission Ismat Raza. Chief Operating Officer Jawad Ahmed Qureshi and TEVTA Officers were also present on this occasion.
Sheikh said that delegation of Asian Development Bank has discussed in detail to explore the possibilities of cooperation with TEVTA Punjab in specific and the skills sector at large. ADB will support for latest training opportunities for youth of the Punjab, Industry-institute linkage, teachers training and placement of TEVTA pass-outs across the province of the Punjab. He briefed the mission that a modern system of competence based training and assessment has been launched in lines of international standard instead of traditional training.
Chairperson TEVTA further said that we have also completed the targets given by World Bank for PSDP for 2015-16. Industry Partnership Program has also successfully been launched in order to provide quality technical education as per demand of industry.
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