Lahore - The Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company has successfully concluded the Training of Trainers (TOT) programme in eight trades with trainers from the district of Swat, Lower Dir, Upper Dir, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Shikarpur and Muzaffarabad.

The ToT sessions were executed under a three-year project financed by the Delegation of European Union to Pakistan for Supporting TVET sector in Pakistan. TUSDEC in affiance with ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) and PMN (Pakistan Microfinance Network) initiated the implementation of project aimed at improving the access, quality and service delivery of the TVET sector for rural, marginalized communities through innovative approaches. Under the project, TUSDEC extended the services of curricula & manual development, supply of tools and equipment and training of the trainers (ToT) in the first phase and will be carrying out technical monitoring and evaluation in the later phase of project implementation. Consummating the project objectives, TUSDEC has organized TOT sessions for the trades of Building Electrician, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning, Motorcycle Mechanic, Industrial Electrician, Solar Technician, Generator Mechanic, Dress Making and Hand/Machine Embroidery and equipped 72 trainers, from the impoverished districts of Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu & Kashmir, with contemporary training modes.