PBTE to be modernized: Aslam

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Minister for Trade & Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal said that Punjab Board of Technical Education (PBTE) will be modernized to meet the modern-day challenges and the technical institutions have been brought under one roof through the platform of Punjab Skills Development Authority.
He said this while chairing a meeting at Punjab Board of Technical Education here on Thursday to review its financial and administrative matters. The meeting gave approval to increase chances of appearing in exams for the unsuccessful students. Now, the exam chances have been equalized to other educational boards.
He said that Chief Minister’s Honarmand Programme has been launched to give latest skills training to one lac additional students every year. He directed to devise a suitable mechanism for the employment of skilled workers in the market.