The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and the joint project “e-Rozgaar Program” of Youth Affairs, Sports, Archeology & Tourism (YASAT) featured with Google, trained about 890 candidates in the certification of Google Mobile Sites. In partnership with PITB, Google User Expert conducted two research sessions in Lahore centers with the assistance of e-Rozgaar
While issuing the welcome note, Senior Program Manager e-Rozgaar Mr. Ahmad Islam said “I am proud to announce that Google and e-Rozgaar have trained hundreds of developers in the center across Punjab over the span of 3 weeks. The initial goal was to train 500 certified developers who ended up training in record time on 890 developers.
Mr. Salman Amin, director of entrepreneurship, then took the podium to deliver the closing note and congratulated his group on their efforts. Sharing the stats with the audience, he said, “Out of 1070 developers attending Google’s mobile site certification, 890 have passed and the certification is awarded. The strength consists of 52 percent of females, which are 471 out of 827.
In his closing remarks he said, I believe that if PITB’s greatest achievements are ever written, this achievement would certainly make its place in that list. There was also a very exciting quiz activity at the celebration event and e-Rozgaar & Google co-branded giveaways were offered to the winners. The session ended with all participants on a group photo of PITB and Google officials.
The Punjab Information Technology Board and the Department of Youth, Sports, Archeology & Tourism have decided to set up e-Rozgaar centers in 36 districts of Punjab to provide training for potential freelancers and improve their professional skills. Through this project, Punjab’s government will help young people earn sustainable income. This program is not just a training program, but a movement that will help create jobs and prepare Pakistan for the future of employment worldwide.