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About Government of the Punjab.

Provincial government in the federal structure of Pakistan provides funding for technical & vocational skills under FCDO and the World Bank assisted programs.
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Overall Impact in Numbers.

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Women

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Men
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Total Trained
0 %

Women

0 %

Telecom & ICT

0 %

Agri / Livestock

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0 %

Financial Services

0 %

Textile

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Light Engineering

0 %

Construction

0 %

Telecom & ICT

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Agri / Livestock

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0 %

Financial Services

0 %

Textile

0 %

Light Engineering

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Construction

PSDF and FCDO.

PSDF was established in year 2010 as a section 42 company through an agreement between the Government of the Punjab (GoPb) and Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (previously Department for International Development (DFID). The Fund was established to provide skills trainings to the poor and vulnerable youth of Punjab between the ages of 18-29 of which 40% were women, to provide access to sustainable income generation opportunities to the youth for better livelihoods.  

Through the partnership, trainings were initiated under the Punjab Economic Opportunities Program (PEOP) and successfully trained 145,000 youth of Punjab from year 2010-15. The partnership between PSDF and FCDO continued and was succeeded by The Skills Development Programme (SDP). Under SDP, 320,000 trainings were completed successfully across 10 economic sectors and 36 districts of Punjab, over the course of five years 2016-21.

SDP – Impact in Numbers.

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Agri / Livestock

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Telecom & ICT

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Financial Services

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Light Engineering

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Construction

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Agri / Livestock

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SDP – Tracer Results.

Labour Force Participation Rate

Before Training
46%
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AfterTraining
73%
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Employment Rate

Before Training
39%
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AfterTraining
67%
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Income Effects

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After Training
14.8K
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PSDF and The World Bank.

  • PSDF and The World Bank partnered in year 2015-2016 to provide skills training to the underprivileged and vulnerable youth of Punjab under the Punjab Skills Development Program (PSDP). PSDF successfully trained 41,000+ youth under PSDP across 10 economic sectors and 36 districts of Punjab from 2016-2020.

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PSDP – Impact in Numbers.

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Women

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Telecom & ICT

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Textile

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Light Engineering

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Construction

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Women

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0 %
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Telecom & ICT

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0 %

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0 %

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PSDP – Tracer Results.

Labour Force Participation Rate

Before Training
44%
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After Training
82%
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Employment Rate

Before Training
63%
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After Training
70%
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0 %

Income Effects

Before Training
12k
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After Training
16.5k
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