LAHORE: NIDA (National Institute of Design & Analysis), a subsidiary of TUSDEC (Technology Up-gradation & Skill Development Company) organized a ceremony at Nishtar Hall, Peshawar to award the certificates to the beneficiaries trained by the NIDA centre in different disciplines such as electrical, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering.
The Provincial Minister of Science & Technology, Mr. Shahram Khan Tarakai along with CEO TUSDEC, Mr. Basit Maqsood Abbasi presented awards to the graduates of the program.
NIDA joined hands with the Directorate of Science and Technology, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to foster the local industry with technically skilled manpower The program was funded by Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the capacity building of technicians/para-technicians through technical training courses to transform them into a productive workforce to trigger the wheel of economy.
NIDA Peshawar launched a series of training courses in the field of electrical, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering under the program and apprised the students with an operable curricula with additional emphasize on practical training so that they can effectively deploy the acquired skills for better livelihood prospects.
Speaking on this occasion, Basit Maqsood Abbasi, Chief Executive Officer TUSDEC said that NIDA is successfully consummating the need of proficient manpower in the field of digital product design and engineering. NIDA has so far trained a pool of around 12,000 students, engineers and mid-career professionals who are contributing towards digital transformation of our industrial environment. He further shared that TUSDEC is contemplating to expand the parameter of CAD/CAM centers towards the industrial clusters of Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Multan and Rawalpindi to facilitate the industrial terrain with improved design engineering and expertise.
Mr. Shahram Khan Tarakai, Chief Guest of the ceremony, appreciated TUSDEC’s efforts in providing technically skilled and adept manpower for sustainable economic development. While congratulating the graduates, he shared that skilled manpower is an integral fuel for successful technological interventions in any sector and their expertise would now not only fuel up the proliferation of technology but would also stimulate better livelihood prospects for them in local as well as overseas markets.
A pool of thousand trainees, were trained in a short time span of twelve months and now they will also be facilitated in finding paid or self-employment avenues. The graduates at the ceremony asserted that they had been imparted with comprehensive theoretical and practical trainings and they are determined to contribute to the development of their country by productively utilizing their learned skills.