Chairperson Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (Tevta) Ali Salman Siddique has said that the establishment of Garments Sector Council (T&GSC) will bridge gap between industry and Tevta.
While addressing a meeting at Tevta Secretariat, Ali said that the authority will update the syllabus of relevant courses in accordance with the recommendations of this council. This will enable us to prepare a workforce as per the demand and needs of the industry, he said, adding that for this purpose he had meeting with President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce, Industry Ehtesham Javed, Chairman Punjab Vocational Training Council (PVTC) Shahnawaz Badar and representatives of textile industry Associations and others concerned.
The chairperson directed Tevta officials in Faisalabad to present a report on institutions located in city to upgrade them as per requirement of the market in line with the recommendations of textile & garments industry. Ali Salman Siddique also asked Textile Associations to name their representatives for Sector Council within two weeks.
He went on saying that earlier there was a shortage of right stuff in the market due to a gap between industry and Tevta, but now this gap will be bridged up. If we are able to prepare workforce as per the need of industry then there will be surety of job opportunities for our trained students as per our vision, he added.