KP govt to launch ‘Insaaf Rozgar Scheme’ today

Peshawar (HRNW): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is set to launch ‘Insaaf Rozgar Scheme’ on Monday (today) to end unemployment and poverty in terrorism-affected areas of the province, Radio Pakistan reported. As per details, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan will inaugurate the scheme today. Under the scheme, the skilled and degree holding jobless people in the age group of 18-50 years would get interest-free loans from 50,000 to one million rupees. It is pertinent to note, in January this year, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar held a meeting with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit in Islamabad to explore avenues of collaboration for the development of an effective National Job Programme.

The National Job Programme will be launched under the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme for providing job opportunities to the educated youth which would include vocational training of youth in best Technical and Vocational Training Institutes and their placements in relevant industries to spur national economic growth. Moreover, youth trained in high-end technologies in the fields of construction, hospitality, artificial intelligence, e-mobility and robotics would also be facilitated to seek jobs in the international markets. Prime Minister’s Youth Programme would engage top ranking institutes to impart skills training to youth for a more productive employment under its National Job Programme (NJP).

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