NAVTTC’s Board of Management approves several projects for TVET development in the country

NAVTTC kicks off training under Hunarmand Pakistan programme

NAVTTC taking serious measures for successful implementation of Hunarmand Pakistan programme— Dr. Khan, Executive Director NAVTTC

The Board of Management (BoM) of National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) on Monday approved various projects pertaining to the Commission. The 21st BoM meeting was held at NAVTTC HQs with the Chairman NAVTTC Syed Javed Hasan in the chair. On this occasion, the Chairman appreciated the participation of the members and urged for maximum participation of private sector for development of TVET Sector.

Dr. Nasir Khan, the Executive Director of NAVTTC, briefed the board members on progress and development of the ongoing “Hunarmand Pakistan” programme. Hunarmand Pakistan programme is one of the most important components of Kamyab Jawan which was launched by the Honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan last month. This mega project is the hallmark of NAVTTC both in terms of youth empowerment and industrial growth of the country, said Dr. Khan. The Program envisages 14 comprehensive components aimed at enhancing the skills of youth through quality professional skill-based training. Under this programme, training has commenced from 17th February in high tech/high-end and conventional trades in the best TVET institutes across the country.

Dr. Khan apprised the members about recent initiatives of NAVTTC under which Matric-Tech as the third stream of education will be introduced in 15 public schools, in its pilot phase, which will integrate vocational & technical education and training with conventional education. Dr. Khan said that NAVTTC plans to develop 500 standard qualifications within 20 months that aligns with the vision of the PM to implement a uniform TVET certification regime in the country.

Several key issues related to development of TVET sector were discussed in the meeting.

The meeting ended with a vote of thanks from the chair.