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PITB’s e-Rozgaar training program receives over 17,000 applications

01:10 PM | 28 Mar, 2024
PITB’s e-Rozgaar training program receives over 17,000 applications

LAHORE - e-Rozgaar Training Program, a collaborative initiative of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the Department of Youth Affairs & Sports, has received over 17,000 applications from youth across Punjab for its next batch.

The initiative is aimed at providing dignified online employment opportunities to young individuals.

Of these applications, 63% were from male applicants, while 37% were from female applicants. Upon completion of document verification, classes will commence after Eid-ul-Fitr. Unemployed youth from across Punjab will receive free three-month training in Technical Skills, Content Marketing and advertising, Graphic Design, e-commerce, and other fields.

Commenting on the development, PITB Chairman Faisal Yousaf stated, “Currently, 45 e-Rozgaar Centers are operational in 36 districts of Punjab. We have successfully trained over 60,000 students, collectively earning over Rs. 8 billion through online work. The participation of women in the program is encouraging, with a representation of 57%.”

The e-Rozgaar Training Program is part of the government's efforts to empower the youth with marketable skills and opportunities for economic growth and self-sustainability.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - PKR to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 April 2024

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US Dollar and other currencies on April 21, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro stands at 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound hovers at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.20 and Saudi Riyal's new rate was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.5 346
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.55 748.55
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 39.78 40.18
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.11 912.11
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.61 25.91
Omani Riyal OMR 723.2 731.2
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.47 307.97
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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