Youth with technical education can have easy access to jobs market: Kaleem Maki
HYDERABAD: Managing Director Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority S.M.Kaleem Makki visited technical colleges of boys in Wahdat Colony, technical college for women at Affendi town vocational training institutes of the city. He expressed satisfaction with education and training being given to students there. Talking with media, Mr. Makki said that around 50,000 boy and girl students were getting a technical education and training in 251 colleges and centers in Sindh. There was a need to give technical training and education to more youth for which media cooperation is needed as he said it was through media that our youth can make their future bright. This he said while talking with media at Technical college for women at Affendi town Hyderabad. On this occasion Nazir Ahmed Channa director operation, Dr. Lubna Mahmood, Ms. Shahana director Hyderabad and others were present. He said BA and MA pass young men can hardly get jobs while those getting a technical education can easily have reached to self-employment. To a question, he said there happen to be 70% boys while 30% girls. He assured the principal of technical college for women that he would see if he can enhance the budget and other facilities for girls. He visited various sections of college where girls were busy getting training on sewing machines, embroidery, computers. To a question about corruption in his department, he said he would adopt such foolproof methods against such menace which he said has taken the shape of an international phenomenon. To a question about the involvement of former Regional Director Hafeez Abro in the corruption of Rs.155 millions of rupees, he said Mr. Abro was facing case with NAB. It may be mentioned here that most of this amount has been spent on the renovation of Technical College of boys Wahdat Colony Hyderabad. Deputy director of the department at Hyderabad Ms. Shahana told this reporter that she would look into the allegations of corruption in repair work of colleges/centers and purchase of equipment.