Startup Pakistan Program

Prime Minister’s Startup Pakistan Programme aims to:

Train 1 Million
Students from Universities and Technical Colleges
10,000
Startups will be Launched
Entrepreneurship
Connectivity with innovation ecosystem globally through a single digital platform
connecting
academia, industry and public stakeholders nationally and internationally
startup Pakistan Programme

Kamyab Jawan program is providing essential funding to HEC and NAVTTC to accelerate the expansion of Business Incubation Centers by introducing blended incubation model. HEC’s BICs will provide 500,000 trainings in entrepreneurship and provide blended incubation for all HEC accredited universities across Pakistan to graduate 5,000 start-ups from BICs, established in all Universities of Pakistan. Similarly TVET sector through NAVTIC aims to provide 500,000 trainings in entrepreneurship and blended incubation for top 300 technical training centers across Pakistan to graduate 5,000 start-ups from the blended incubation centers. Besides funding to the universities and technical colleges, business loans worth PKR 100 Billion are also made available to young entrepreneurs through Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES).

Goals and Timelines

  • Provide support to all universities and vocational training centers in developing capacity in incubation services that can be offered to any student that is willing to start their own business, generating 10,000 startups by 2023.
  • Enable a culture of technology innovation by engaging 100,000 students in the process of learning new technologies and coming up with innovative ideas by 2023.
  • Streamline startup funding process to reduce government risk and increase the probability of entrepreneurial success, providing seed grants to youth entrepreneurs.
  • Facilitate a national startup ecosystem under the banner of Startup Pakistan to support the potential creation of 1 million startup jobs.
  • Engage overseas Pakistanis from developed nations to empower young technology entrepreneurs, providing guidance, opening markets, and investing their intellectual and financial capital.

How to Apply

After launching the project, students and alumni of any university can apply for training and business incubation under this program.
Paksitan Citizen Portal

Suggestion & Complaints

To share your feedback related to any of Kamyab Jawan programme, please download Citizens Portal Mobile App from Google & Apple Play Stores and follow the link for youth.