Government to Focus on Entrepreneurship Development Through Digital Incubation
Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth
Affairs called on Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Federal Education & Professional
Training, in order to discuss the launch of Startup Pakistan programme, under the umbrella of Kamyab
Jawan Programme, through universities and TVET sector institutes to spur entrepreneurship culture in
the country for socio-economic development of youth.
Startup Pakistan is a revolutionary initiative of Government to encourage potential young entrepreneurs
by providing them facilities of blended incubation through digital platforms. It would cover mentorship
and guidance of young entrepreneurs throughout the entire business cycle; from training, access to
finance, and handholding to sustainability of the business process for establishing sustainable
Besides this, Prime Minister’s Skills for All initiative under the aegis of Kamyab Jawan Programme was
also discussed in the meeting. Under this programme, in addition to imparting vocational training in
conventional trades, technical and skills training in high-end technologies would also be given to youth
for the promotion of knowledge economy in the country.
It was agreed in the meeting to continue coordinated efforts to ensure effective training, handholding and
mentorship of the potential young entrepreneurs for a complete turnaround of national economy.
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