ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Pakistan Manpower Institute (PMI) has trained 628 people from public and private sector during the last fiscal year June 1, 2009 to June 30 2010. This was stated by Director General of PMI, Muhmmad Azam while addressing to participant in a concluding ceremony of workshop on Integrated approach to Human Resource Development planning which was started from July 5 2010. Muhammad Azam said PMI was organized 22 training courses, workshops and seminar including eight computer courses during 2009-10. He said any country could not developed without Human Resource Development planning, in this connection PMI providing skill development training courses in different disciplines to enhance the capacity building. The DG, PMI said the objective of institute is to conduct training and research activities in discipline of Human Resource Development, Human Resource Management, Information Technology and other Labour related issues. He said the training programmes are arranged with the objectives of providing human resource research services to government departments, public corporation and private establishments that can contribute in the development of the country. Muhammad Azam said the institute has so far organized 250 national, regional training courses and seminars and workshops on the different topics and trained more than 10,000 offices and executives from public and private sectors organizations from across the country. The institute has also conducted 35 main research studies and has produced about 18 comprehensive reports and books while the professional staff of the institute has produced 85 research papers, published in important journals.