One million youth to be provided digital skills

Programme is a move towards a knowledge-based economy

APP December 05, 2022
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DigiPakistan will train 1 million people in various fields of computer science to enable them to earn employment both at home and abroad.

In order to actualize this vision, a comprehensive DigiPakistan national skills development initiative has been designed which provides contemporary online training of information technology (IT) in technical, non-technical and high-tech domains across all provinces of the country and to overseas Pakistanis.

The main objective of the programme is to build a highly skilled human resource in diversified IT domains and contribute in nation building towards a knowledge-based economy.

Under this programme, DigiPakistan will launch 16 courses in fast track technical programmes, 15 courses in fast track non-technical while 01 course will be on associate certification programmes.

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Fast track technical programs will include IT fundamentals, microsoft front end, microsoft cloud administrator and data science.

Fast track non-technical program will include courses on project management professional (PMP), Amazon FBA business, search engineer optimization (SEO) and Digital Marketing.
 Associate certification program will provide training on courses including digital forensic cyber security, certified information systems security professional (CISSP), artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology.

DigiPakistan was launched to train the youth of Pakistan in IT skills development and to increase the competency of graduates for further employment.

It also aimed to transform the youth into productive workforce to contest the challenges of fourth industrial revolution through state of the art IT skills with increased access to high-quality education for everyone, anywhere and anytime.


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