PKSF signs contract with Ruhal Haque Polytechnic Institute
PKSF signed a contract with Professor Dr. Ruhal Haque Polytechnic Institute & Technical Training Center (RHPITTC) on 27 November 2022, a new partner institute of the SEIP project. Dr Md Jashim Uddin, Additional Managing Director of PKSF, and Prof Dr AFM Ruhal Haque, MP, Chairman of RHPITTC, signed the contract on behalf of their respective entities. Md Ziauddin Iqbal, Senior General Manager of PKSF and Chief Coordinator of the SEIP project, and other officials of PKSF and RHPITTC were also present on the occasion.
Under the contract, RHPITTC will provide training on the Electrical Installation & Maintenance and the Fashion Garments trades in Satkhira to enhance efficiency, sector-specific competency and productivity of the participants. Those lagging behind, particularly women, the poor and members of ethnic minority groups will get priority in this this regard. The training institute will also be responsible for ensuring at least 60% employment to the certified trainees.
Under the Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) project, jointly financed by the Government of Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank, PKSF has already completed training of 27,971 trainees, of which 71% have been placed in gainful employment.