TEVTA starts vocational training courses in poultry farming, dairy trades

TEVTA starts vocational training courses in poultry farming, dairy trades

LAHORE: Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has successfully started 3 months short courses in Poultry Farming (Controlled Shed) and Dairy Technician Trades at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad where 400 unemployed youth will be trained during one year.

Chairperson TEVTA Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said this while addressing the officers in a meeting here today at TEVTA Secretariat.

Irfan Qaiser Sheikh said that the purpose to start these courses is to provide trained manpower to poultry farms and dairies equipped with the right set of technical skills and professional knowledge.

Middle preferably matric pass Candidates between ages 18 to 35 years are eligible for admission.  No fee is charged and Rs.1000/- p.m. stipend is also given to the trainees during their training period.

University of Agriculture Faisalabad will conduct the examination while the certificate will jointly be issued by TEVTA and University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF).

Chairperson TEVTA further said that Agriculture and Livestock sector is a thriving market due to an ever increasing demand of chicken food and dairy products.

Agriculture University Faisalabad developed the curricula of these short courses.  Training and learning material including books/notes, stationary, consumable etc. are also provided to all the trainees.

TEVTA and Agriculture University Faisalabad are also jointly making efforts to place pass-outs in poultry and dairy industries.

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