Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime
Minister on Youth Affairs, held a meeting with Dr. Nasir Khan, Executive Director National
Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) for a detailed briefing on the
development of National Job Portal and a mobile app to connect certified skilled manpower
with the potential employers in the country.
National Job Portal would serve as a one-stop data bank for employment in order to bridge the
void between demand and supply sides. On demand side, the portal would link all major local
and international job providers like Government departments, Chambers of Commerce and
Industries, CPEC Centre of Excellence, Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC), and
Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA). On the supply side, it would
collect data of all certified professionals and graduates of technical and vocational training
institutes from Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC),
Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC) and all provincial
TEVTAs and Training bodies across the country. In this way, the portal would help connect job
seekers with the job providers relevant to their education and skills both in the local and
international labor market.
Besides this, the National Job Portal Mobile App would be a GPS-based platform for hiring the
services of certified skilled workforce like electrician, plumber, welder, carpenter, AC
technician, painter, mason, cook, car mechanic, motorcycle mechanic, computer technician
and tailor etc.
Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar appreciated the efforts of National Vocational and Technical
Training Commission (NAVTTC) in this regard, and hoped that this revolutionary initiative of the
government would greatly benefit both the job seekers and job providers.