Dr. A. Q. Khan, NI & Bar, HI distributed certificates among successful participants of vocational training course under Punjab Skills Development Fund Project

Islamabad, 26th March (SACHET Information Desk): SACHET organized a ceremony to handover course completion certificates on Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 at Dr. A.Q. Khan Auditorium of Pakistan Academy of Sciences Islamabad to as many as 82 women/girls of rural areas of District Rawalpindi.

The participants of the course successfully completed six months (Jan-June 2018) training in vocational trade of Beauty Care Services organized by SACHET-Pakistan under a project of Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF). The women focused training is being imparted with an aim to assist rural women to earn livelihood through skill enhancement and enable them to create linkages with market. The trainees were also given free books, uniforms and bags in addition to monthly stipend.

Renowned scientist, Dr. A.Q. Khan NI & Bar, HI, President and Founder of SACHET graced the certificates distribution ceremony as Chief Guest. Other participants of the ceremony included Members Board of Directors of SACHET, Representatives of Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Chairman Local Zakat Committee, Community Representatives of district Rawalpindi, Instructors of the training and senior management of SACHET.

The Chief Guest also inaugurated the exhibition of articles produced by the local women artisans of District Rawalpindi and District Khanewal.

It is pertinent to mention here besides executing a range of skill development training programs in diverse fields, Government of Punjab through their women development program intends to train as many as 2,750 women from the districts of Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sialkot and Multan in different techniques in beauty care industry such as Grooming & Make-up Artist and beautician.