PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science & Information Technology Shahram Khan Tarakai has said that the provincial government is initiating various uplifts projects in science and information technology sector to facilitate the youth in getting update knowledge and to bring about positive change in the province.

He was speaking at a grand certificates distribution ceremony of about 1000 trainee students under the auspices of Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST) at the Nishter Hall Peshawar.

It may be mentioned here that free trainings in various sectors i.e. advance construction drawings, electrical drafting etc under the uplift schemes “establishment of design facilitation and training centre (DF&TC) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” in which the trainees had completed their practical skills in related sectors.

He, while appreciating the efforts of the department in the field of related activities, hoped that the provincial government would go ahead to train more and more trainees in this field.

The minister, on this occasion, lauded the power generation and communication fields by the manpower of this sector in far-flung district of Chitral as well as Mardan district and these efforts will continue in future too across the province.

Shahram Khan Tarakai disclosed that an Information Technology University would be established very soon in the province to educate and train more and more youth in the modern technology sector adding that steps were being taken to promote cottage industry as well.

He urged upon the young generation to come forward and get training from the facilities being initiated by the provincial government in related disciplines.

Later, Shahram Khan Tarakai awarded certificates to the top trainees who got practical trainings and hoped from the younger generation to best use their knowledge in uplifts of the province.