Government of Pakistan
Benazir Income Support Programme
October 16, 2018
BISP INKS MOU WITH HAZZA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Islamabad: BISP signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hazza Institute of Technology (HIT) to impart skill development training to BISP beneficiaries. The MoU was signed by DG Complementary Initiatives Sajid Baloch and CEO HIT, Azhar Iqbal Sindhu, witnessed by Secretary BISP Omar Hamid Khan alongwith other Director Generals of BISP.
As per the MoU, initially 200 BISP beneficiaries will be trained on different skills including fabrication, welding, drivers for heavy machinery, electrician, steel fixers and others. The institute will not only train these beneficiaries, but will also ensure their job placement post-training.
The Secretary BISP terming the partnership as “Graduation through Collaboration” and rated it invaluable as the mutual partnership will help BISP beneficiaries to graduate and qualify for adequate job. The partnership will soon be scaled up to others districts of Pakistan, he added.
The CEO, HIT acknowledging the support of BISP, said “We value this partnership and we will try our best to contribute towards the poverty reduction in Pakistan”.