18th Board of Management meeting of National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) was held today at NAVTTC Headquarters which was chaired by Syed Javed Hassan, Chairman, NAVTTC Board. Federal Minister for Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Education, Secretary, Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Education and Members of newly constituted Board of Members participated in the session. On this occasion, the Chairman, Board appreciated the participation of the Members and expected maximum participation of private sector for development of TVET Sector. The Chairman informed the house that the agenda of 18th Board include 4 years agenda / road map of present government for TVET Sector in view of Task Force recommendations followed by implementation aspect at NAVTTC.
The Minster for Federal Education & Professional Training, Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, while addressing newly appointed members of the NAVTTC Board of Management emphasized the role of private sector to contribute in the TVET Sector. He expected that the private sector shall guide NAVTTC in training delivery, demand driven trades, monitoring and evaluation and employment opportunities and other necessary areas for skill development. The Minister reiterated that NAVTTC should focus on standardization for each trade, devise a transparent certification regime that must be acknowledged at local and international level, explore public private partnership, strive for new emerging skills that shall help youth bulge for higher income etc. He expressed that Ministry of Education is going to establish new National Curriculum Wing to foresee demand driven trades to meet both local and international demand. The Minster for Education emphasized that opportunities for female skill training program is main agenda of the present government to ensue gender mainstreaming in the country.
NAVTTC Board of Management approved various development projects for implementation of the recommendations of the Task Force constituted for development of TVET Sector in Pakistan.
The meeting ended with a vote of thanks from the chair.