ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar 200,000 applications of women filed as program has reserved 25 per cent quota for women.
Chairing a meeting, the special assistant has reviewed progress of Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan programme. About one million applications for Youth Entrepreneurship scheme has registered so far, which showed its success.
Meanwhile, the disbursement of loans to youth under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme starts this month and continue till June next year. He said that the youth is a most powerful force for transformational change.
Usman Dar further said that youth can lead the way to sustainable human development, if provided with a conducive environment. He also said that 60 per cent of the population consist of youth, so its government priority to make them economically independent for the progress of the country.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan
has constituted a 13-member Steering Committee for Kamyab Jawan Program. The prime minister as head will chair the committee. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar and federal ministers from education, economic affairs and IT Board are part of the committee.
The advisers on finance and commerce as well as federal minister for planning have also been nominated as committee members. The committee will present suggestions of new government projects to Prime Minister regarding youth.
The committee has been delegated authority of strategy planning and program monitoring. It will assist projects starting under Kamyab Jawan Program.