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PITB starts admissions in e-Rozgaar Training Program

Admissions in the e-Rozgaar Training Program, an initiative of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, has started as PITB is receiving applications for its next phase.

The unemployed youth bearing Punjab domicile can submit applications for training in 7 different fields including Mobile App Development, Technical Content Marketing, Creative Designing and e-Commerce. In order to secure admission in the said program, the age limit is 35 years and the required educational qualification is a Master’s.

It is pertinent to mention here that as many as 45 e-Rozgaar Centers are operational across 41 districts of Punjab. More than 51,000 students, of which 56 percent are women, have earned more than Rs. 3.5 billion through the Internet after the completion of their training. This program is not just a training program but a revolution that will help generate employment and prepare Pakistan to run in the race for the future of work around the world. Candidates can register for admissions in PITB e-Rozgaar through the website for on-campus or online training.

E-Rozgar Program was launched by the Punjab government and was aimed at providing training and career opportunities, and necessary resources to earn respectable employment for young professionals. The vision is to reduce unemployment and drive economic growth in Pakistan by increasing the inflow of foreign currency.

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By Arsalan Haider

Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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