ISLAMABAD – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Youth Affairs Usman Dar said on Saturday that 2022 will be celebrated as a year of youth in which the goals of the Kamyab Jawan program will be achieved to empower them.
He said steps were being taken to make young people financially strong.
He praised Prime Minister Imran Khan for initiating the Kamyab Jawan program as it would bring prosperity to the country.
He said Rs 50 billion would be disbursed this year under business loan schemes.
Addressing a press conference, he said that in 2021, Rs 30 billion had been disbursed among 22,000 young people in the country.
He said the Kamyab Jawan program provides equal opportunities to all qualified and unqualified youth for empowerment and management of different projects including employment, education and youth engagement. He said that last year more than 50,000 jobs were created directly.
This program has increased the number of high-tech courses introduced for the first time in the country’s history, he added. He said the government was taking more steps to provide technical education and training to unemployed youths and create jobs for them.
Usman said FIFA-certified international soccer coaches would arrive on January 17 to help hunt for soccer talent. He said projects worth Rs 4 billion for youth engagement have been launched in collaboration with HEC.
The government planned to launch a talent hunt program in various sectors including sports, green youth movement, innovation league and establishment of KJ markaz in all public sector universities, he said. he declares.
SAPM pointed out that 100,000 skills scholarships worth Rs 3.5 billion have been awarded in phases 1 and 2.
In Phase 3, more than 60,000 skill scholarships will be introduced on January 16 worth Rs 2 billion, he informed.
He said about Rs 5 billion has been given in Sindh to 3,000 youths.