Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) signed a MoU with Akhuwat in order to enable self-employment opportunities for PSDF funded trainees. Akhuwat has agreed to give preference to PSDF funded trainees for the provision of micro-loans.
Determined to effectuate its efforts to promote need-based vocational skills development, Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) launched third round of one of its largest training schemes, Skills for Job 2014-15. The launching ceremony was organized at a local hotel in Lahore, where contracts of PkR 1.7 Billion were awarded to 44 training service providers. PSDF has engaged a multitude of training institutes from public and private sector to deliver quality vocational trainings in more than 100 trades. Under the scheme, Skills for Job 2014-15, more than 24000 individuals will be trained from the 7 districts of Punjab – Lahore, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Sargodha, Gujranwala, and Narowal.