OGDCL, NAVTTC Join Hands to Empower Youth Through Skills Development Programme


The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, has partnered with the National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) to provide quality skills development programmes for 400 young students living in the company’s operational districts. The programme, which is in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, aims to uplift the standard of living of the students by providing them with opportunities to gain employment through three months of free-of-cost skills development courses in ten tradesdents’ standard of living, said a press release issued here. Under the agreement signed between the two parties, the students will receive quality education at NAVTTC’s Centre of Excellence in Islamabad.

The grant program incorporates boarding, educational expense, travel cost, and a payment. When selected, the understudies will approach NAVTTC’s best in class hardware to acquire involved insight in their picked exchanges. The program is a piece of OGDCL’s CSR program, which expects to change the existences of networks living in and around its functional fields. The organization has dispensed a spending plan of Rs50 million to support the 400 understudies who will partake in the program. “We are glad to join forces with NAVTTC to give quality abilities improvement projects to the young in our functional regions.

Our point is to enable these youngsters by outfitting them with the important abilities to get work and work on their way of life. We accept that this program will emphatically affect the networks in which we work,” said Ahmed Hayat Lak, Overseeing Chief/President of OGDCL. NAVTTC’s Focal point of Greatness in Islamabad will begin tolerating applications for the program from April 30, 2023. The understudies who complete the three-month course will actually want to get work at different stages, adding to their self-awareness and the general improvement of their networks.

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