The government has approved six projects worth Rs. 79.33 billion for the youth of the country. Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal chaired the CWDP meeting. He said that the government’s approach is grounded in the provision of mentorship and upskilling opportunities.
The Prime Minister’s Office has approved projects worth a total of Rs. 47.5 billion for education and youth development in Pakistan. The projects include the PM’s Youth Laptop Scheme (Phase-III) and Overseas Scholarships Program for MS/M. Phil leading to Ph.D. in selected fields.
Applicants will be placed in positions relevant to their skills and industry in host organizations. Internships will be awarded for a duration of six months, subject to selection by a competitive selection criteria.
The interns will receive a stipend of Rs 25,000 per month.