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February 16, 2018
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‘E-Rozgarto reduce unemployment’

Lahore

February 16, 2018

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LAHORE: Programme Head of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Syeda Mahak Jamal has said that the students of Punjab University (PU) have attracted business of USD 14,000 through E-Rozgar centre set up at PU in just three months through freelancing.

She was addressing an awareness seminar about Punjab government’s E-Rozgar initiative organised by PU’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) here on Thursday. IER Department of Secondary Education Chairman Prof Dr Abid Hussain Ch, Prof Dr Rizwan Akram Rana, Student Adviser Dr Tariq Hussain, PITB’s Muhammad Amjad, senior trainer Ali Abbas, heads of various departments, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.

Ms Mahak Jamal said E-Rozgar initiative was launched to reduce unemployment from the province and E-Rozgar centres had been established in 36 districts of the province. She said technical training was also being provided to students regarding freelancing. She said PU students had learnt graphic designing, web-making, SEO and other related software through the centre.

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