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Rs 5 billion disbursed in Sindh under Kamyab Jawan Programme: Usman Dar

KARACHI, Pakistan: A total of Rs 5 billion have been disbursed among youth in Sindh under the Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme.

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While addressing a Press Conference in Karachi on Monday along with the Opposition Leader in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar said that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the government is ensuring institutional arrangements for youth development alongside their engagement at all levels.

Usman Dar said that in the first phase of Kamyab Jawan’s Sindh drive, Karachi’s youth is focused upon, and the next phase will include rest of the Sindh.

“Kamyab Jawan’s Business Loans Scheme has so far disbursed Rs 3 billion among young entrepreneurs of Karachi alone, and has created 3,000 plus jobs for the youth in Karachi,” Usman Dar said.

“Kamyab Jawan program has resulted in creating 600 plus Startups in the Metropolitan City. We have also launched various youth engagement projects with a total cost of Rs 4 billion,” he added.

The special assistant said that the Kamyab Jawan Innovation league is also designed to engage youth.

Usman Dar further said that under the project titled “Kamyab Jawan Markaz”, more than 100 Youth Development Centres will be established in all Public Sector’s Universities across the Country. These Centres will provide multiple services to students including career counselling and access to various opportunities in both Public and Private Sectors.

The Kamyab Jawan is a transparent programme with all its data available online, and made public for accountability.

Under the “Skills for All” programme of Kamyab Jawan, 7,000 plus Scholarships have been awarded in Karachi costing Rs 43 million for the youth of Karachi.

The Kamyab Jawan programme is determined to engage, educate and empower youth through initiatives like business loan programs, skill for all scholarships and positive youth engagements.

In his remark, Haleem Adil Sheikh highly appreciated the initiatives launched for youth employment under the umbrella of the Kamyab Jawan Programme.

The opposition leader expressed keen interest in support of Kamyab Jawan’s initiatives.

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