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Youth Economic Empowerment Project

In order to achieve sustained economic and social development, remain globally competitive and be able to respond to changes in technology and work patterns, the Pakistan government has recently made skills development a political priority. There are currently only 315,000 enrolled students across 1647 technical and vocational education and training institutes in Pakistan. It is quite evident therefore, that major renewal is necessary to achieve this quantitative target.

Plan International, Pakistan under its “Right to Adequate Standard of Living Country Program” has included a key objective of Poor and vulnerable families, especially women and youth, enjoy their right to an adequate standard of living. In this context, Plan International Pakistan and Institute of Rural Management has joined hands for the project called “Youth Economic Empowerment (YEE) in target district of Chakwal for enhancing technical capacity of existing TVETs and poor youth of 3 Tehsils of district Chakwal :Chakwal,Kalar Kahar and Choa Saidan Sha . 280 poorest youth including young women (148) belonging to 56 rural communities of the respective tehsils will be targeted/accessed to provide employable skills to improve their social and economic position .Concept of women friendly workplaces and decent work standards would be promoted through raising awareness amongst potential employers.

Duration:

 Two Year :August 2012-Nov 2014

Objectives:

Target beneficiaries:

Indirect Beneficiaries

 Activities to be implemented by IRM:

 IRM has set up new office in the district Chakwal to undertake following activities of the project:

Contact: anwar@irm.edu.pk

IRM Head Office
IRM Complex
#7, Sunrise Avenue, Park Road Near COMSATS University,Chak Shahzad
Islamabad, Pakistan.
Tel: +92 51 8742201-7
Fax: +92 51 8742208
Email: info@irm.edu.pk
Web: www.irm.edu.pk