Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has announced Youth Skills Development Scheme for unemployed educated youth acquiring productive skills for gainful employment.
Prime Minister Youth Program 2013-2014
The Youth Skills Development Scheme is aimed at providing vocational training to unemployed young individuals for acquiring productive skills for gainful employment.
How To Apply and Registration Process
You can apply in PM’s Scheme for Youth Skills Development Scheme as per eligibility criteria mentioned below. The federal cabinet has already given approval to all these initiatives.
All arrangements for the implementation of these programs have been completed. The Youth Skills Development program will be completely on merit basis and transparent.
Therefore only eligible people should apply for this program. Government of Pakistan will announce the registration procedure with application forms after 3rd October 2013 and be registered soon.
Prime Minister Youth Skills Development Scheme 2013 Criteria
Young men and women, who have received middle level education (8th Grade) and are maximum 25 years of age are eligible beneficiaries of the scheme.
The scheme has nationwide outreach. It is believed that outcome of such schemes shall not be restricted by factors such as provincial or regional affiliation.
The government would support a fee equivalent to or less than Rs.3,000 per month for a duration of six months
A monthly stipend of Rs.2,000 for six months would be paid to each beneficiary of the scheme.
Number of Trainees:
As estimated, 25,000 individuals will benefit from the scheme in the capacity of ‘trainees’.
Budget Allocation FY 2013-14:
Rs.800 Million have been allocated to the scheme in the Financial Year 2013-2014 Budget.
NAVTTC/Ministry of Education and Trainings would be the central executing agency of the scheme. Provincial TEVTAs and the Federal Government Skills Training Institutes that are to work in collaboration with the central executing agency, will be responsible for designing the program and the final evaluation form.
Standardized training modules of trades with a global demand will be offered. The duration of each will be six months.