Arid university trains 94 in food processing

Training helps youth enhance their skills and generate income to improve their living standards

APP January 19, 2018

RAWALPINDI: About 94 trainees of five vocational training courses of 2017 have been awarded the certificates on Thursday at Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).

The ceremony was organised to acknowledge the efforts of the trainees and motivate them to apply the learned knowledge and skills in their practical lives and earn their livelihood in a respectable manner.

PMAS-AAUR organised five vocational training courses during 2017 in the area of Livestock, Agriculture and Food processing in collaboration with Punjab Skill Development Fund (PSDF).

Vice Chancellor Prof Sarwat N Mirza said such training help youth to enhance their skills and generate income to improve living standards of their families and economy of the country. He assured them every support from varsity in professional developments as well.

PMAS-AAUR initiated this joint venture with PSDF in 2015 and helped about 140 trainees in completing seven different vocational training courses. The ceremony was attended by the deans, directors, trainees, the trainers and a large number of students.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 19th, 2018. 


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