ISLAMABAD –  The skill development through trainings can play vital role in reduction of poverty and enhancing the growth of economy in the country.This was stated by Chief Executive Officer (ECO) Institute of Rural Management (IRM) Roomi S. Hayat during concluding session of 10-days training of trainers (TOT) held here. CEO said that India had reduced the poverty beyond the expectation after adopting our models of training in different trades and the World Bank had been providing US$16 billion to India to continue those programs. “Punjab Government Education Programme funded by the World Bank for enhancing the enrollment in schools with training of teachers was executed by IRM. After one month training of teacher conducted by IRM had enhanced 10 per cent enrollment in schools in the across Punjab” he added.Hayat told, “Punjab Education Programme was ranked among top three programmes in the country which was due to efforts of our teams. He claimed that more than 70 per cent persons employed in the country who were trained by IRM where as hardly 40 per cent of total trainees got employment when they were trained by other training institutes across World.  Speaking on the occasion, Member of Board of Directors (BODs) Rural Support Program Network (RSPN), Nazar Memon said that trainings always proved to be beneficial for enhancing the efficiency of trainers and if such efficiency used efficiently and effectively would reduce the poverty in the rural areas across the country.Continuity of such training sessions and selecting operational tops for training is the assurance of decline in the poverty would help to increase the growth of economy in the country, Memon said. “I did not know about the aspects of the training except some thing like delivery of training but after going through 10-days training session, I know what is Training Need Assessment (TNA) along with other parts of training which would help in my career as trainer for rural development in Rahimyar Khan level-developed district in Punjab”, Participant of TOT, Sitara Jabeen said who is working with Malteser International. Another participant who came from Sukkur working with Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO), Munaleeza told that during 10-day training, I got a opportunity of learning a lot but the sequence of training which I learnt would beneficial for me as Trainer. Kazi Mazhar from National Rural Support Program (NRSP) told that 10-day training had helped us how to diagnose the disease before suggesting a dose of medicine for curing it.“I did not know about techniques of training and its other aspects but 10-day comprehensive training has filled such gaps in my efficiency as Trainer”, Nasarullah Khan who came from Sindh working with SRSO since 5 years. CEO of Islamabad-based NGO, Noshaba Shehzad said that my training was not sponsored by any one I myself paid the charges of training because the TOT imparted by IRM made any one so confident as starting his or her career as trainer. “I am running my NGO and consultancy where more 1000 employees working and what I learnt here would help me improve efficiency and productivity of my employees by training to them,” she said.Actually I did not know about any technique I did learn here and it would help me in my career in the future, Anikah Khan who is working Australian Aid agency. This is 19th session of TOT which held for ten days and in which different models of training were taught to trainers who are working with different organizations across the country. TOT aims to train the trainers from all over the country as the trainers further could develop the training models for each specific sitatuion in different organisations or societies working for reducing the poverty or resolving any other issues.