PMYAP plans launch of PM,startup pakistan programme
In a bid to empower youth, Prime Minister Youth Affairs Programme (PMYAP) has planned to launch ‘PM’s Startup Pakistan’ programme to engage youth in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Eco-System culture.
According to an official, the said programme was aimed to develop a national startup ecosystem for enhancing entrepreneurial activity in youth by promoting conventional and Technical startups at universities/technology institutes.He said that under this programme one million students will be trained at different technical institutes, universities and TVETA training centres.
He said under this programme Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) will find the topmost business ventures in the local and international market adding that it will also educate and facilitate the potential entrepreneurs and provide training in the business development cycle.NAVTTC and HEC will collaborate in the said programme to give technical training to maximum youth in the country, he added.
He said that young students will be adjusted in Naya Pakistan Housing Project, Pakistan Tourism Board and Ministry Postal Services for entrepreneurship or technical training.The prime objective of the Government was to enable the maximum youth to have employment or entrepreneurship opportunities in the country, he said.