Prime Minister Youth Programme to Collaborate with IT Ministry for Startup Pakistan Programme
Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs called on Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication to discuss collaboration on the launch of Startup Pakistan initiative under the National Youth Development Framework (NYDF). Startup Pakistan would provide digital incubation platform to youth across all universities and 300 accredited TVET institutes to create a national eco-system for the development of innovation-driven entrepreneurs (IDEs). Students would be trained in seven emerging technologies for sustainable national economic growth. It was agreed in the meeting that Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication along with Ignite the team would work together with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme for effective implementation of Startup Pakistan Programme.