Six Model Villages

Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) commissioned its pilot project in Six Model Villages of district Muzaffargarh. The project was a part of Punjab Government’s efforts for rehabilitation of flood victims in 2011. Selected model villages were Basti Meeran Mullah, Basti Khara Niazi Wala, Rakh Jalwala, Bhulla Mouza Aalo Rid Gujrat, Khara Nawa and Rakhehsanpur.…


Skills for Employability

Punjab Skills Development Fund launched Skills for Employability scheme in June 2011. Under the scheme, a total of 15,442 individuals from the districts of Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Lodhran were trained. Trainings were imparted in various trades that ranged from Tailoring to Special…


Skills for Market

In 2012, PSDF launched Skills for Market (SFM), one of its key initiatives to provide vocational skills for the rural and vulnerable communities of the target districts of Punjab. Research indicated that rural populations wish to obtain vocational training in those trades which are relevant to the l…


Skills for Garments

Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) launched Skills for Garments scheme in April 2014. Under the scheme, 9000 men and women from seven districts of Punjab (Lahore, Gujranwala, Shiekhupura, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Sargodha, Narowal) were being trained in various trades relevant to garments sector. To …

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Skills for Market 2014-15

Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) successfully completed third round of its scheme Skills for Market, in June 2014. The Fund awarded contracts of Pkr 397 million, engaging 16 Training Service Providers in order to impart vocational educational to the marginalized communities of Lahore, Faisalaba…

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Skills for Farms

Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) launched its scheme, Skills for Farms in August 2013. Contracts were signed with seven Training Service Providers to impart trainings in 22 trades.Under the scheme, total 1995 trainees from the districts of Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Lodhran and Muzzafargarh comp…

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Skills for Employability-2015

PSDF  launched the second phase of one of its key schemes, Skills for Employability 2015. Under the scheme, more than 15000 individuals from 14 target districts of Punjab (Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargadh, Lodhran, Chiniot, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Khanewal, Lahore, Narowal, Rahim Yar Khan,Sar…

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Skills for Job 2015

In its perseverance to promote quality vocational skills development, PSDF has launched its new scheme, Skills for Job 2015, to train more than 11,000 individuals in various employment-oriented trades. Contracts of worth eight hundred million were awarded to fifty two training service providers in a…


Skills for Punjab Growth Strategy Round II

PSDF launched the second phase of one of its schemes, “Skills for Punjab Growth Strategy”. Under the scheme, more than 7000 individuals from all the 36 districts of Punjab were trained in various employable trades. PSDF signed contracts with 49 organizations to provide these t…


Women Focused Training SFPGS 2016

Punjab Skills Development Fund launched the scheme “Women Focused Training SFPGS 2016”. Under the scheme 33 Training Providers trained 2000 women from all the districts of Punjab in 24 trades.