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LAHORE: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority for the first time skills summer camps are being setup across the Punjab, says a press release. Chairman TEVTA Hafiz Farhat Abbas was holding a meeting of officials at TEVTA Secretariat. He said that for the first time skills summer camps are being setup across Punjab. In summer camps 19 short courses will be started for boys while 16 for girls. These courses included mobile repairing, motorbike mechanic, beautician, fashion designing, professional cooking, web designing and others.

Summer camp classes will begin on June 12, he said. He also advised operation wing to maintain the similar quality standards in all districts and no compromise should be made on quality.  Chairman Hafiz Farhat Abbas also said that government is considering all resources for employment of youngsters of Punjab.

 

Author : Arsalan Haider

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Following an approval from Chief Minister Pervez Khattak, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government will be offering free vocational training to financially disadvantaged students in Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) institutes across the province.

Presiding over a meeting the other day, Khattak also sanctioned the creation of the new post titled TEVTA chief executive officer. He also ordered officials of TEVTA and KP Economic Zone and Development Management Committee (EZDMC) to work together to execute the government’s plans of setting up vocational institutes in industrial zones across the province.

Khattak said his government lay great focus on producing skilled human resource through vocational training centers, adding that affairs of these institutes must conform to best practices of merit and transparency. The CM said the institutes’ officials should make haste while awarding certificates to successful candidates and should also assist graduates land jobs according to their respective expertise.

The meeting also considered a revision in TEVTA’s proposed budget for the year 2017-18.