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BISP, SCCI to provide technical training to 300 marginalised families

BISP, SCCI to provide technical training to 300 marginalised families

SIALKOT: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has chalked out a multi-phased plan to give the necessary training of various advanced industrial skills to as many as 300 BISP beneficiary families in Sialkot district in active collaboration with Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) here.

Director BISP Gujranwala Division Nadeem Alam Butt stated this while talking to the newsmen here today. SCCI President Maj (Rtd) Mansur Ahmed, SVP Muhammad Sarfraz Butt and project’s stake holders Abdul Shakur Mirza (Regional Coordinator AF Waseela Taleem Proejct) and Saeed Iqbal (District Coordinator AF Waseela Taleem Project Sialkot) were also present on this occasion.

Director BISP Nadeem Alam Butt has termed it a revolutionary programme, saying that the both BISP and SCCI would start giving the necessary training of the advanced industrial skills to as many as 300 BISP beneficiary women in Sialkot’s as many as 350 different factories and industrial units in January 2016, as all the file work has been completed and necessary arrangements have been finalized in this regard.

He said that there 20,000 BISP beneficiary women in Sialkot district, out of which 300 women would be given the necessary training of advanced industrial skills in the first phase of this multi-phased programme, which would also help a lot to overcome the menace of the unemployment in Sialkot district in active collaboration with the SCCI.

Director BISP added that the women getting this training would also get a stipend of Rs.3000 each every month during the training.  After this training, the said trained women would be given a salary of Rs.13000 each in the local factories,  as the Sialkot industries would have a trained work forces of 20000 women after the completion of this revolutionary programme, he narrated.

He said that earlier more than 20000 deserving were getting Rs.1500 each financial aid every month by BISP in Sialkot district at present, saying that after getting the advanced training of various industrial skills now the said women would be able to earn Rs.13000 to 25000 each per month, he added.

Meanwhile, President SCCI Mansur Ahmed said that the SCCI has been giving the lending hands to BISP with full cooperation and commitment. He said that the Sialkot based industrialists and exporters have “opened” the doors for the said women to give them necessary training with a sole aim to make these women as the useful citizen of the society as well, in this regard.