E-Rozgaar Training Program, an initiative of Youth Affairs and Sports Department Punjab and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), will be collaborating with the Japanese government’s Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to provide employment opportunities to the individuals who are enrolled under E-Rozgaar Training Program hailing from Punjab.

As per the details,  the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) showed up in an online meeting held with the representatives of e-Rozgaar to discuss the possible outcomes for the collaboration. The Agency showed keen interest in providing job opportunities and collaborating with e-Rozgar.

There were reportedly two sessions held with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) by the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to explain the functionality of the e-Rozgar Program and its trained freelancers.

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The online session was meant to explain to JICA about the general and technical terms and also to explain to them the vision Punjab’s Government is having regarding empowering the youth financially and socially. Team JICA was also given details on the skill set of Pakistani freelancers and the issues they face while looking for employment opportunities.

This is not it to the live session as JICA’s senior representative Hirotaka Izumi briefed individuals regarding their ICT development mission determined to help developing nations like Pakistan. He also appreciated the Punjab Information Technology Board’s initiatives taken in the form of e-Rozgaar.

PITB has also announced that it is accepting applications for the latest E-Rozgar training batch, held as a result of collaboration between the PITB and the youth affairs and sports department. It also mentioned that contribution of Rs.$24 million in foreign exchange has been made by  the E-Rozgaar graduated freelancers.

Source: Techjuice

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