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    Skill Development Council Karachi Address

  • Punjab reforming skill development for employment generation

    ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has decided to reform the skills development sector and is creating a focal agency for skills development in an effort to increase the rate of employment creation in the province, it has been learnt...

    Also read: Enormous skill gapUnder the skills development sector plan, the Punjab government will seek to unbundle the regulatory role of the Technical Educational and Vocational Training Authority...

  • ‘Govt should focus on skill development, employment’

    ISLAMABAD: The country director of Population Council, Dr Zeba Sathar, on Thursday said even if girls receive an education, they have limited job opportunities...

    Dr Sathar was speaking at the launch of a Population Council report, ‘Youth in Pakistan: priorities, realities and policy responses’...

  • MoU on skill development

    PESHAWAR: The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries (WCCI) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding on skill development training for BISP beneficiaries...

    She thanked the WCCI for their cooperation and urged other organisations to come forward and play their part in social development...

  • Enormous skill gap

    THE low skill level in the labour force is a major constraint in achieving economic growth, job creation, a competitive manufacturing industry, and poverty alleviation in Pakistan...

    The country’s existing technical and vocational education network covers a very small proportion of the population and the skill needs of the economy...

  • Struggling to recover, Hafeez misses first day at skill camp

    LAHORE: Despite being included in the short-duration skill camp for the upcoming England tour that started here on Monday, veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez had to skip the camp owing to his prolonged knee injury for which the player underwent a fresh MRI scan in Karachi...

    In all 21 probables, who were called to the skill camp here at the Gaddafi Stadium by the Inzamam-ul-Haq-headed national selection committee, reported on Monday...

  • Skill, sensitivity blended at Degree Show 2016

    LAHORE: An amalgamation of skill and sensitivity with bold rendering of a vast variety of subjects at the Degree Show 2016 of Textile Design and Interior Design Departments from Lahore College for Women University attracted a large number of art enthusiasts and students from art institutions...

  • Mindset vs skill set

    Talent and skill mean only so much without temperament...

    This cent per cent failure for sure has to have something more to do with mindset than the skill set...

  • Skill training course for Swat women concludes

    MINGORA: A skill training programme for marginalised and militancy affected Swat women completed here on Tuesday...

    As many as 50 women received certificates and awards after completing the six-month training in embroidery and fashion design at a ceremony organised by Shama Vocational Centre in collaboration with Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company under the EU-Tveta support programme in KP and Fata...

  • Encouraging new skill sets

    Just a year old but already standing tall Sanat Gallery, Karachi, celebrates its first anniversary with “Milestone”, a multi-artist show...

    The imaginative productions rely on precision and complexity, and this novel variety of skill sets can lead to new entries in the art dialogue here...

  • PCB forms governing council to address issues of PSL franchise owners

    LAHORE: A 13-member governing council of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been formed, comprising seven members of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and one each from the six franchises of the league in order to move forward with mutual understanding...

    In a meeting held at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here on Wednesday it was also decided to form different committees of the council to discuss every aspect of the league in...

  • PM Imran establishes National Development Council

    Prime Minister Imran Khan has established a National Development Council (NDC), including Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Chief of Army Staff as members, it emerged on Tuesday...

    According to a notification from the Cabinet Secretariat, the council, to be convened at the Prime Minister's Office, shall comprise the following members:The terms of reference of the NDC, outlined in the notification, state that the council shall set...

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