lahore - Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Punjab is committed to promote industrial linkages in the skill training delivery to produce young skilled workforce for the market needs. “The technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system in Pakistan has limited participation from the private sector, however, through measures like Germany Pakistan Training Initiative (GPATI) a paradigm shift is being made to this end,” says Jawad Ahmed Qureshi, chief operating officer, TEVTA Punjab, while speaking at the first ever steering committee meeting of the GPATI here on Thursday.

A large number of people from different industries, participating in the GPATI, attended the meeting.

GPATI is a new training approach towards creating a demand-driven technical and vocational education and training system in Pakistan, which is based on the German Dual Training System. The German system has been modified and developed into an appropriate model of cooperative training to match Pakistan’s needs for a highly skilled workforce