Rawalpindi,(Parliament Times) : Comprising on 58 top universities of the country, The Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities has signed an agreement with the Knight Human Management (KHM) Shalan GL for launching “Trained Expert Professional” project. The purpose of this project is to provide awareness and training facilities of various modern skills to the students of the universities along with their studies.
The Chief Executive Officer of KHM revealed this in a meeting with trainers held here on Sunday in the Institute of Tax Training. “In this regard, KHM will not only acquaint the students with modern skills and their needs and importance, but will also provide them with training facilities through expert teachers”, he added.
He said that the “Trained Expert Professional” project would be formally inaugurated on October 10 next month which will be attended by a large number of members, students and people from industry and commerce, including the representatives of Islamia University Bahawalpur-the founder of the Inter-University Consortium, Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Punjab University, University of Education, International Islamic University, Government College University, Agricultural University, Bahauddin Zakaria University, Nawaz Sharif Agricultural University Multan, Mirpur University. Ziarat University, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi University, IBA University, University of Peshawar and Quetta University.
Khalid Nawaz said that the students of the member universities of the consortium would be made aware about the educational and skill based demands of the International job market. He mentioned that in the modern world of IT and technical skills, every sector of business and services needs skilled manpower which needs a lot of urgent attention in our country. “The present government is making commendable efforts in this regard but there is a need to make the students studying in schools, colleges and universities fully aware of the need and importance of various skills during their education in addition to providing them with the latest facilities of technical training”, he stressed. Khalid Nawaz further added that students would be given consultation and training facilities of technical skills according to their tendency or inclination under the “Trained Expert Professional” programme.
In this way, upon completion of their education, the students will have a graduate or master’s degree in addition to the degree and practical training of different latest technical skills which would make them able to get immediate and respectable jobs in the International job market, he concluded.