KP Youth Employment Program aims to empower 40,000 un and under employed youth in the province by providing a range of basic, intermediate and advance level skills in IT and linking them with employment opportunities. This will create a larger base of IT workers in the province, who can be tapped as the market develops. The program aims to reduce the industry academia skills gap by providing short courses that enhance employability in a changing economy.
Employable Digital Skills for Youth of Merged Districts
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information & Technology Board (KPITB) in partnership with DEMO, DataPoint, and Tech Valley is carrying out the capacity-building project, “Employable Digital Skills for the Youth of Newly Merged Areas” to train 840 youth across the newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on employable digital skills to ensure their inclusion in the digital economy under the KP Youth Employment Program (KPYEP).
To empower the youth of merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with employable digital skills and enable them to overcome the challenge of un-employment.
Through an initial employment assessment 30% respondents are employed with 10,000
average monthly income with total of 22 million annual income
Under the program a total of 870 youth in merged districts have successfully completed
training in digital skills