Prime Minister Imran Khan distributed the cheques amongst the successful applicants for Kamyab Jawan Programme – Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme.
According to the details, cheques amongst the successful applicants for Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme under Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan Programme (PMKJP)
PMKJP received one million applications across the country which showed youth’s interest and accomplishment of the programme.
PM’s Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar, and other government official attended the ceremony.
In first phase an amount of Rs 100 billion allocated for ”Kamyab Jawan Programme” to facilitate one million youth across the country, loan of Rs 100,000 to 150,000 will be given to the youth in the first phase.
Pakistan currently has the largest population of young people ever recorded in its history. It is one of the youngest countries in the world and second youngest in the South Asian region after Afghanistan. Of the country’s total population 68 percent are below the age of 30, and 32 percent are between the ages of 15-29 years.
It is the central agenda of PTI Government ensure Socio-Economic empowerment of youth national and international level. Post devolution Ministry of Youth Affairs on Federal level was abolished and fully transferred to the Provinces.
Basic objective of this programme is to Facilitate and support provincial governments with their youth-focused policies and programmes and strengthen inter-governmental coordination for youth development.
Goals of this programme is to create opportunities for young people to empower them in the process of decision making and recognize their representation in all spheres of life.