Prime Minister has launched six different schemes for youth of Pakistan. Among these schemes 6th and last one is Youth Skills Development Scheme. Government grant for this scheme is 800 Million in 2013-14 budget. Number of Trainees will 25,000 and stipend will be 2,000 per months.
PM’s Youth Skills Development Programme 2013-14
Young men and women, who have received middle level education (8th Grade) and are maximum 25 years of age are eligible beneficiaries of the scheme.
The scheme has nationwide outreach. It is believed that outcome of such schemes shall not be restricted by factors such as provincial or regional affiliation.
The government would support a fee equivalent to or less than Rs.3,000 per month for a duration of six months
A monthly stipend of Rs.2,000 for six months would be paid to each beneficiary of the scheme.
Number of Trainees:
As estimated, 25,000 individuals will benefit from the scheme in the capacity of ‘trainees’.
Budget Allocation FY 2013-14:
Rs.800 Million have been allocated to the scheme in the Financial Year 2013-2014 Budget.
NAVTTC/Ministry of Education and Trainings would be the central executing agency of the scheme. Provincial TEVTAs and the Federal Government Skills Training Institutes that are to work in collaboration with the central executing agency, will be responsible for designing the program and the final evaluation form.
Standardized training modules of trades with a global demand will be offered. The duration of each will be six months.
Prime Ministry Youth Skills Development Scheme