Success of First Batch of Kamayab Jawan Programme celebrated at FJWU

RAWALPINDI: A certificate awarding and cheque distribution ceremony under the Kamyab Jawan Program held here at the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU).  Zartaj Gul Minister of the State for Climate Change was the chief guest of the ceremony and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar was guest of honour,  Samia Hamid, Vice Chancellor FJWU, Executive Director NAVTTC  Nasir Khan, deans, heads of departments, senior officials  of Bank of Punjab and First Women Bank attended the ceremony.

Speaking on the occasion Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar said the present government has launched a massive drive to sensitize the university students about benefits of the Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme (KJP), aimed at ensuring socio-economic empowerment of the youth through their skill development, financial inclusion, and civic and political engagement. He urged the women to reap benefits of the KJP as 25 per cent of the total allocation was allocated for them exclusively. The role of women to national development was crucial, he added. The SAPM said Prime Minister Imran Khan was keen to create massive employment opportunities for the youth, adding the government would make all-out efforts to empower them.

Government is providing easy loans and arranging training programmes for youth to make them self-sufficient rather than relying on the government to provide jobs. They should start their businesses and produce jobs for others too, he said.

Dr. Saima Hamid , Vice Chancellor FJWU, in her welcoming address said that Prime Minister vision of ‘Kamyab Jawan’ Programme; is unique in its outlook as it outlook as it offers multiple opportunities for enhancing the skills of youth under different categories such as Skill for All: Hunermand Pakistan’ in which several categories have been defined.

She further added that Fatima Jinnah Women University is a proud partner of NAVTTC in conducting training related to Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Advance Programming Machine Learning, System Development and Application. She said that a total of 100 trainees were registered at FJWU and proudly announced that all the 80 trainees at FJWU, successfully passed the final examination and five have already started their own business.

FJWU is very much committed to the idea of women empowerment. University has also signed a memorandum of Understanding with Common Wealth of Learning in which a thousand plus students have registered in the year of 2021, however, 1000 plus are already trained in the year 2020. In addition to this university has also established a Center of Learning Excellence which is handling multiple projects of research and training at international level.                 . 

Zartaj Gul, Minister of State for Climate Change said that Kamyab Jawan Program is Pakistan Government's flagship programme for youth employment which was launched after massive consultation with International and National youth experts from public and private sectors. This program is based on principles of 3 E’s (Employment, Education and Engagement) . Youth is our national asset and an agent for true change in Pakistan. She said that the solution to all the problems which we are facing now lies in getting education and being economically empowered. She urged students to hold this responsibility with conviction and grace and you are the bacon of light for others. She has emphasized the importance of giving women a higher status in society and equal opportunities for education and employment and making them central in the national mainstream.