Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Uman Dar says over one million youth will be given jobs under the first phase of Kamyab Jawan Programme.
Addressing a cheque distribution ceremony in Rawalpindi on Wednesday afternoon, he said main objective of this program is creation of jobs for skilled youth and providing them technical training.
He said over one billion rupees have so far been distributed to the youth on merit. He said merit and transparency is being ensured in distribution process.
Usman Dar said industrial development is paramount priority of the government and special focus on Small and Medium Enterprises is being paid for creating jobs.
He said training to 50,000 youth will be continued in educational and training centers as the government has decided to reopen educational institutions from 15th of this month after Corona Pandemic.