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Lahore

November 29, 2017

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10,000 to get CM’s e-Rozgaar Programme training

10,000 to get CM’s e-Rozgaar Programme training

LAHORE: Around 10,000 candidates will complete training for CM’s e-Rozgaar Programme by February 2018. Number of candidates trained depends on the capacity of lab ranging from 100 to 300 in each cycle per centre.
The CM’s e-Rozgaar Programme established by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) aims to provide training to budding freelancers to help improve their skill set and assist them in earning a sustainable income and achieve upward economic mobility.
This was informed in a meeting chaired by Dr Umar Saif, founding Vice Chancellor Information Technology University (ITU), Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Adviser to CM here on Tuesday.
Dr Saif said: “The programme is catering to educated but unemployed graduates and aims to reduce the rate of unemployment by encouraging self-employment through internet-based freelance work opportunities”.
The meeting was informed that 24 centres in Punjab have been established at Govt College for Women University Sialkot, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, COMSATS Attock, Wah Cantt, Sahiwal, University of Gujrat - Sub Campus, Rawalpindi, Punjab University Jhelum, University of Gujrat, Main Campus Gujrat, Punjab University Gujranwala, Lahore College for women University Lahore Campus, Punjab University Main Campus, Lahore, Government College for Women University, Faisalabad, Agriculture University, Faisalabad, FAST Chiniot, University of Sargodha Main Campus Sargodha, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, NFC Multan, Post Graduate College Okara, Khanewal, University of Education Vehari, Hafizabad, Sheikhupura, Information Technology University (ITU), the Punjab, Lahore and University of Engineering Technology (UET), Lahore.
The training curriculum is broken down into three course racks and one training track. The course tracks are Technical (coding, website development etc.), Non-technical (blogging, content writing, digital marketing etc) and Creative Design (graphic design, logo design, concept design, website design etc).

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