Highlighting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government’s initiatives for youth empowerment at the
‘Youth-Led Policy Forum 2020’, he elaborated that it would formally launch the projects to create
extensive job opportunities during its five-year tenure.
He said: “Currently, another four programmes are in pipeline. We are planning to launch one
new programme after every 8 to 10 weeks … the next programme is ‘Kamyab Jawan Start-up
Usman Dar said ‘Kamyab Jawan Start-up Pakistan’ would provide a platform for the emerging
and talented youth, ready to enter in the country’s job market, where they could get entrepreneurship
skills along with financial assistance for transforming their start-up ideas into reality.
“If you see, Amazon and Alibaba, in today’s world all those were start-up and have turned around
the world economy. Prime Minister Imran Khan and my government believe that if one start-up in
Pakistan is launched properly, it can turn around the entire country’s economy.” he said announcing
to launch PM Innovation Lead Competition programme, under the start-up Pakistan in upcoming
Top ten start-ups of Prime Minister Innovation Lead Competition would be extended technical
and financial support by the government, he added.
Usman Dar said Green Youth Movement was also on the cards and the youth would be sensitized
in public and private sector universities, adding they would be engaged to promote environment-friendly
culture across the country under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He said one-year job exposure, directly from industries, would be given to thousands of students,
graduated annually from different universities, under the National Internship Programme which was almost
in the launching process.
The SAPM said his department along with the health ministry, had worked out a programme to impart
paid professional training to nursing staff to equip them with improved skills so that they could serve the
suffering humanity in a more efficient manner. “Kamyab Jawan Sehatmand Programme’ has been
designed on the pattern under which women and minorities’ socio-economic well-being would be
ensured," he added.
Usman said the government had recently launched the largest skill development programme (Hunarmand Pakistan) in the history of the country. The initiative was aimed at imparting high technology trainings to
the youth like artificial intelligence, robotics and many others, he added.
“Unlike the past, all the youth empowerment programmes are not politically motivated and being launched
after holding consultation with international and national youth experts”, he said.
He said all the programmes had been worked out by the National Skills Strategy Task Force, formed by the prime minister, after a thorough consultation.
“Each and every programme has well-thought process behind it,” he said and expressed the optimism that
the initiative would have a great impact on empowering the youth and in job creation.