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Prime Minister's Youth Skills Development Programme

Brief Description

Aimed at training unemployed youth of Pakistan for acquiring productive skills for gainful employment.

Eligibility Criteria

All young men/women aged up to 35 years with middle level education shall be eligible.

Madaaras students and students with disability are also encouraged to apply.

Geographical Spread

All over Pakistan.

Fees Support

On average fee support would be Rs.5,000 per month for six months

Stipend

Rs.2500 per month for six months. Rs. 3500 per month per student for FATA students.

On the Job Training

One month on the job training would be included in the 6-months program

Number of Trainees

25,000 annually

Training Program

Training in 195 demand-driven trades commonly in demand both at home and abroad.

Executing agency

NAVTTC/Ministry of Education and Trainings, in collaboration with Provincial TEVTAs and other Government/Private Sector Skills Training Institutes which will also design the program and final evaluation form

Important Stats

Features (Phase-I)
2014-15 & 15-16
(Phase-II)
2015-16
(Phase-III)
2016-17 & 17-18
Block Allocation Rs. 800.00 Millions Rs. 1178.00 Millions Rs. 2630.00 Millions
Target / Pass-out trainees 25,000 /
24,934 (pass-outs)
25,000 / 20,392
(pass outs)
50,000 / 23,880 (Pass-Out)
(25,252under training)
Male /Female ratio 66 : 34 61 : 39 72:28
No. of Institutes 336 (Public + Private) 317 (Public + Private) Batch-I(333 (Public Private)
No. of trades 100 (Annex-I) 195 (Annex-II) 75 (Annex-III)
Trades highlighted by Prime Minister's Office, TVET provincial stakeholders Prime Minister's Office, TVET provincial stakeholders, Commercial welfare attachés Prime Minister's Office, TVET provincial stakeholders, CPEC,Commercial welfare attachés, M/o Overseas Pakistanis & HRD
Amount of Stipend Rs. 2,000 per month
Rs. 3,000 (FATA Trainees)
Rs. 2,500 per month
Rs. 3,500 (FATA Trainees)
Rs. 3,000 per month
Rs. 4,000 (FATA Trainees)
Dates of training for various Batches 12.05.2014
to
11.11.2014
17.08.2015
to
16.02.2016
Batch-01: 18.05.2016                         to                          17.11.2016 Batch-02: 02.01.2017
to                                               30.06.2017
Age & Target group 18 to 35 years (Youth)
Priority given to;
  • Less Educated
  • Upper age personnel
  • Lower class (Economically)
  • Orphans
  • Disabled
  • Eunuchs
  • Sportsman
18 to 35 years (Youth)
Priority given to;
  • Less Educated
  • Upper age personnel
  • Lower class (Economically)
  • Orphans
  • Disabled
  • Eunuchs
  • Sportsman
  • Hafiz e Quran
  • Madaris students
  • Widows
18 to 40 years (Youth)
Priority given to;
  • Less Educated
  • Upper age personnel
  • Lower class (Economically)
  • Orphans
  • Disabled
  • Eunuchs
  • Sportsman
  • Hafiz e Quran
  • Madaris students
  • Widows

Executing Agencies

  1. NAVTTC/Ministry of Education and Trainings, in collaboration with Provincial TEVTAs and other Government/Private Sector Skills Training Institutes which will also design the program and final evaluation form

People to contact

  1. Coordinator:
    Ms. Shaza Fatima Khawaja, MNA
    Shaza.na302@gmail.com
    Malik Muhammad Uzair Khan, MNA
    uzair.na69@na.gov.pk
  2. Focal Person:
    Mr. Imtiaz Yusuf
    Director (Monitoring & Evaluation)
    Email: imtiazyousaf87@yahoo.com

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