By Ghalib Sultan
After a 100 day gestation period a “youth package’ has been born and the announcement was made by no less a person than the Prime Minister himself in a special televised address to the nation. The package is ostensibly aimed at addressing the threat created by the combination of a . . . → Read More: THE PACKAGE
Ufone has decided to relaunch summer internship programme (SIP) for 2013, keeping in view its success last year, a statement said on Wednesday.
The SIP 2013 will commence in April at the national level with campus drives being held across the country during which students will have to take a test and give an interview . . . → Read More: UFONE decides to hold summer internship program
Jamila, a mother of seven who lives near the Karachi airport with her husband and family, wanted to help support her family. Her husband, a day laborer, does not earn enough to cover the family’s basic needs. Jamila sold her own embroidery and beadwork, but had few orders and only earned $7 a month. Like . . . → Read More: USAID helps Pakistani women entrepreneurs
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday unveiled its nine-point industrial policy, vowing to revive the industry by restoring confidence of investors and create 10 million new jobs for youth by shifting focus to skill development.
“Industry in Pakistan is in dire straits due to a crippling energy crisis, lack of access to finance and skill shortages, . . . → Read More: PTI to create 10 million new jobs through its industrial policy
Islamabad -Dec 02: A three-day workshop aimed at helping fresh graduates launch their own businesses after getting training in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) concluded here today.
The workshop conducted by three international experts was organised by Education Programme of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in collaboration with the National Training Bureau (NTB), a division . . . → Read More: Workshop equips fresh graduates with entrepreneurial skills
By Nadeem Qureshi
Youth unemployment in Pakistan is reaching epidemic proportions. Some estimates put it as high as 35%, but the real number may well be higher. This is not a simple problem that can be fixed by tweaking a policy here or there.
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