LAHORE – Punjab Minister for Commerce and Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal on Friday introduced to waive off registration and examination payment of Punjab Board of Technical Training for one yr resulting from coronavirus pandemic.
It was anticipated that 90,000 college students would take admission in TEVTA establishments in 2020-21 and admission payment amounting to Rs320 million wouldn’t be obtained from them as effectively.
Board registration and examination payment of 17,000 college students of personal technical establishments participating in PBTE has additionally been waived off.
This manner, college students would obtain a aid amounting to round 230 million rupees by PBTE. The Punjab authorities has determined to offer a complete aid of 550 million rupees to the scholars of technical establishments. Addressing a press convention at DGPR, Mian Aslam Iqbal mentioned that Rs1.5 billion had been earmarked for expert youth programme and no payment can be obtained from the scholars getting coaching beneath this programme, he added. About 51,539 college students of matric vocational, matric tech, D.Com and DAI had been promoted to subsequent lessons with out examination resulting from coronavirus and so they had been supplied 40 p.c payment concession of their examination payment, he added.
Aslam Iqbal mentioned that the federal government was organising particular financial zones to create ease of enterprise as CBTA programme had been began in 83 TEVTA establishments whereas this state-of-the-art coaching system can be launched in 20 extra establishments, he mentioned and added that authorities was dedicated to coach high quality expert drive for the native business. TEVTA had additionally been directed to plot an utility for the registration of scholars meaning to get technical training, the minister concluded.