JS Bank to introduce 4G enabled Branchless LAHORE (PR): JS Bank Limited and Inov8 Limited (i8) have signed an agreement for the implementation of a Branchless Banking and Mobile Financial Services solution. JS Bank plans to enter into the branchless banking domain by developing a large agent network by partnering with telecom and other companies to deliver a unique services that are currently not available.JSBL’ President, Khalid Imran, said, “I believe that the mobile technology has become an extremely important mass outreach platform for the delivery of banking services, worldwide and in Pakistan. JSBL wishes to play a significant role in this domain. in the futureand plans to reach a large under-banked segment, by enablinga set of new and desired services for this market. We are happy to be partnering with Inov8, in this strategic initiative.”
Ninthd signs deal with Carnegie Mellon versity LAHORE (PR): iCarnegie Global Learning, a subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University, has signed an agreement with ninthd (9th D). In order to offer international certifications to fresh graduates, entrepreneurs, employees, employers, businessmen and organisations in Pakistan at unbeatable prices. The contract will allow iCarnegie Global Learning to share its valuable knowledge, research and experience with ninthd, so it can build economically viable skills (EVS) for the youth of Pakistan. The certifications will be offered in blended model, which means trainees can learn anywhere, anytime by simply accessing online lectures and course materials in satellite campus. Moreover these course shall also be available in Urdu languageCarnegie Mellon University has been consistently ranked among the top universities of the world. In fact, in the latest edition of Best Colleges the university was ranked 23 in the world. The university is well-known for its information technology and science programmes, but its Tepper School of Business is also rated as one of top business school. ninthd is a Pakistan based concern that is working with international educational intuitions and local employers to develop workforce which can meet the requirements of local and international markets. The initiative is looking to deliver international workforce development trainings by using technology and building small learning hubs or satellite campuses all over Pakistan, breaking all geographical and language barriers. We are sharing this news for information and publication. You are also welcome to give us your valuable comments, as it’s a big achievement for any private Pakistani concern.
Descon Training Institute inauguratedLAHORE (PR): Descon Training Institute (DTI) formally inaugurated its modern new 40,000 ft2 training facility in Lahore. DTI is a premier institute TVET and was established in 2006 under the patronage of Descon Engineering to provide skills based training to under-privileged youth. Since its inception, DTI has trained over 20,000 youth in 14 different professional trades. DTI is a not-for-profit organization and has a modern 10 acre campus in Lahore. DTI’s philosophy and mantra is Education for Livelihood and this modern new facility will greatly enable it to train more youth so as to prepare them for gainful employment in the industry or for starting their own business. At the inauguration ceremony, a large number of dignitaries were in attendance – this included key stakeholders such as Punjab Skills Development Fund and NAVTTC, donor agencies such as GIZ , corporate sector, and print & electronic media.