Youth-specific projects to be completed on priority: Asad Umar
ISLAMABAD (Web desk) – Minister Planning and Development Asad Umar says youth specific projects would be completed on priority basis under Prime Minister’s directions.
He said while talking to Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar today.
During the meeting, Usman Dar briefed Asad Umar regarding progress on projects initiated under the umbrella of PM Kamyab Jawan Programme.
He said disbursement of loans under Youth Entrepreneurship Programme has already begun and applications are currently received under Hunarmand Pakistan.
Asad Umar said a total of 170,000 students would directly benefit from Hunrmand Pakistan Programme that would focus on increasing capacity and also improving the quality of technical education in the country.
Four more projects to be launched under Kamyab Jawan Programme
Usman Dar said that four more projects will be launched of youth empowerment under Kamyab Jawan Programme during 2020.
Addressing a ceremony, he said Kamyab Jawan Program will play a pivotal role in economic development of country by empowering the young generation.
Usman Dar said one hundred billion rupees have been earmarked for the youth under the Kamyab Jawan Program and ten hundred thousand applications have so far been received. He said, under the program, process of issuance of loans to the youth on easy terms will be started soon.
He said thirty billion rupees have been allocated for Prime Minister’s Hunarmand Pakistan program, which will help the youth start their business by attaining professional education.