Govt To Soon Provide Laptops To 100,000 Students: Shaza Fatima

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 18th Jul, 2022 ) :Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Youth Affairs Shaza Fatima Khawaja has stated that the work on Prime Minister Laptop Scheme is in progress, beneath which free laptops shall be distributed amongst 100,000 youth of presidency universities and faculties quickly.

Under the scheme, top quality laptops shall be offered to the youth purely on benefit, she stated whereas speaking to APP on Monday.

“These laptops will be provided to all PhD and post graduate students while the top performers in undergraduate programs will also be included in the scheme” she knowledgeable.

She stated that the quota for the scholars of Balochistan has been doubled within the laptop computer scheme, whereas the quota has additionally been allotted for the disabled college students, including, 50 p.c quota has been allotted for ladies in scheme.

As many as 100,000 youth, she stated, shall be skilled in abilities and knowledge know-how by means of Prime Minister Skilled Programme, she remarked.

She stated that the Prime Minister Youth Program was began by the Pakistan Muslim League (N) authorities in 2013, which included 6 steps to empower the youth.

She rejected the impression of closing the Prime Minister Youth Loan Scheme terming it as mistaken, and added, the restructuring of this program has been finished beneath which the mortgage restrict has been revised.

“Now the youth will be provided interest-free loans up to Rs 500,000, while loans from Rs 500,000 to 7500,000 will be provided on easy terms” she advised APP.

She stated that yearly 20 lakh graduates come to the market after finishing their training, and underlined the dire want to supply abilities training to those youth as per market wants.

She additionally knowledgeable that the work on forming the National Youth Employment Policy beneath the Prime Minister’s Youth Program is occurring. She stated that the previous authorities had closed the National Internship Program.

The Special Assistant stated that conventional and knowledge know-how coaching shall be offered to the youth beneath the expert program. Digital Pakistan Task Force has been fashioned for the promotion of data know-how within the nation, she added.

“Our target is to take IT exports to 15 billion Dollars” she remarked, including, the youth working as freelancers are taking part in an necessary function within the nation’s economic system.

She stated that One lakh youth shall be skilled in technical abilities beneath the Prime Minister Skilled Pakistan programme. Through this program the youth shall be given free coaching in conventional and high-tech sectors, she stated.

She underlined the necessity to create consciousness among the many youth about buying technical abilities. She additionally hinted out to introduce know-how applications on the intermediate and Matric degree.

Shaza stated that the age of 5 crore youth in our nation is between 15 to 25 years and making these youth expert is our first precedence. She went on saying that the sports activities expertise hunt program will proceed.

The nation might be taken on the trail of improvement solely by means of the continuity of the insurance policies, she concluded.


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