Federal Minister of MoFEPT
Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Program (PMYSDP) is initiated to strengthen the quality of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). The purpose of the program is to equip young people with market-driven conventional and high-tech skills required for career progression with an aim to bring capacity of youth at par with international standards. The program comprises several components of interventions to stimulate the transformation of the entire TVET system in the country. The components include standardization of TVET, establishment of 75 High Tech Skills centers/labs, National Employment Exchange Tool (NEXT) with national job portal and conventional, apprenticeship and high tech skills training and national/international accreditation of TVET institutes. PMYSDP is the vehicle of change to empower youth and harness their potential for human development and transformation of the future of Pakistan.