Prime Minister Youth Affairs Program has planned to launch “National Internship Programme” to deal with the issue of unemployment of youth in the country.
According to an official source, aim of the said program is to improve the employability of educated youth to make them economically independent.
He said the program will be a joint initiative of government, universities and industry to channelize the energy of the educated youth in the right direction.
Students will be selected from different educational institutions and they will be paid stipend during internship time period.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Youth Affairs Program in collaboration with National Database and Registration Authority has planned to launch “Youth Empowerment Card” to make them empowered.
It will be a subsidy card for the youth to avail civic services like travel tickets, passport fees and National Identity Card on subsidized rates.