Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to establish 10 Vocational Training Centers

Karachi, June 16, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said KMC has started work on the establishment of 10 vocational training centers besides the 18 model schools in Karachi under public private partnership basis.

These vocational training centers would impart various technical skills to youth to provide them with the opportunity to earn their livelihood. He said this while addressing as chief guest in the certificate distribution ceremony for students who performed well in various sectors of government model schools established by KMC and FPCCI’s joint committee for monitoring and improvement of schools.

He said the students of government run schools have demonstrated brilliant performance on national and international level and proved that the students from poor and middle class could also perform well if they were given better facilities. Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said that the middle class had the ability to bring the revolution in our system and to run the whole system in an effective way.

He urged the well offs to come forward and join hands with the government sector in bringing more improvement in the educational system. He said the FPCCI and the traders and business community of Karachi deserves praise in this connection.

The Honorary Guest Haji Fazl Qadir Sherani President FPCCI said students of government schools did not lack any ability and they only need to be encouraged and patronized. He said FPCCI and millions of traders and industrialists associated with it would always help and support the KMC endeavors in this regard.

Ahmed Chinoy the Vice Chairman of CMIS said a memorandum of understanding was signed in 2006 between the CMIS and KMC under which a total of 3782 schools had to be upgraded. He said we had selected 18 model schools in the city and improved their buildings and environment that had ensured better educational facilities for about 60 thousand students.

He further stressed the need of bringing improvement in the schools located in the rural and sub urban areas of Karachi. Farhana Iqbal of CMIS and Siddique Shaikh also spoke on this occasion. In the end the students were given certificates and awards on the basis on their performance in various events.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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