PITB OPENS ADMISSION FOR CM e-Rozgaar TRAINING PROGRAM TO EMPOWER YOUTH FOR FIVE DISTRICTS
Applications are open for admission in the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Youth Affairs, Sports, Archeology & Tourism (YASAT)’s joint project, “Chief Minister’s e-Rozgaar Training Program” at Sialkot, Sahiwal, Taxila, Jehlum and Gujrat Centers latest by October 22, 2017. The eligibility criteria requires basic computer knowledge, domicile of the Punjab Province, valid Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) and minimum 16 years education with age limit up to 35 years. The applicants should apply online portal http//erozgaar.pitb.gov.pk/candidate_portal to participate in online entry test and to deposit online attested documents.
The candidates selected on merit will be given free of charges training for a period of three months by experts having the excellent experience in freelancing, enabling the candidates to earn through internet by working from home for technical, non-technical and creative assignments. This activity will open new economic horizons by empowering the educated youth to monetize their skills.
In the 36 districts of the Punjab Province 40 CM e-Rozgaar Centers at an estimated cost of Rs. 547 million in eleven universities of the province are being established, among these five Centers are exclusively dedicated for women. A number of 10,000 graduates will be equipped with freelancing training in one year.
Dr. Umar Saif the founding Vice Chancellor of Information Technology University (ITU), Advisor to the CM and Chairman PITB hoped that the freelancing would contribute to the national economy and it would also boost the skills and expertise of our youth by interacting online with the World’s best freelancing web sites for their exposure. Pakistani youth has immense potential, which need to polish their talent and to give them adequate training for freelancing, enabling them to generate jobs for themselves”, he added.