PMYAP to launch “PM’s Startup Pakistan” program

03:18 PM | 28 Jul, 2019
PMYAP to launch “PM’s Startup Pakistan” program
ISLAMABAD - In a bid to empower youth, Prime Minister Youth Affairs Program (PMYAP) has planned to launch “PM’s Startup Pakistan” program to engage youth in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Eco-System culture.

According to an official, the said program 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 program one million students will be trained at different technical institutes, universities and TVETA training centres.

He said under this program 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 said program 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.