TEVTA helping out unemployed in imparting skills

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Staff Reporter

Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) held certificate distribution ceremony for the pass out students of two month driving course here on Tuesday at Government College of Technology Railway Road.
Chairman TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh, Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Lahore Rai Ejaz, Chief Operating Officer TEVTA Nasir Iqbal, officials of both organization and students were present on occasion.
At the ceremony, certificates and Driving License were distributed among the participants of two month driving course of LTV, HTV and Car, Motorcycle training which held at four colleges of TEVTA.
While addressing on occasion, Chairman TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that this course will provide job opportunities to graduates however, it will also benefit females who will be independent after passing this course.
He added that after this course more trained female drivers will be on raod who will be independent while going to their offices, universities or other places. He also told the audience that TEVTA has allocated 50 percent quota for females in this course.
Chairman further said that male pass outs will be able to get job of Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 per month as international companies like Careem, Uber, Albayrak, Daewoo and others are already demanding TEVTA for trained drivers.
He also informed that internationally there is huge demand of LTV and HTV drivers. Irfan further said that developed countries like Canada has achieved development after focusing on vocational and technical training.
CTO Rai Ejaz was of the view that after completing this program, trained drivers will be on roads which would not only decrease the accident ratio but it would also cater the traffic issues in city.
He added that Chairman TEVTA Irfan Qaiser’s efforts in start of this course are commendable.