The Hunar Foundation (THF), Pakistan’s largest Not-For-Profit Organization in private TVET sector, and Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the THF Korangi Corporate Office.
While The Hunar Foundation (THF) prioritizes opportunities for underprivileged and marginalized segments of the society to train and equip them with in-demand and employable skills, the SBTE’s vision is to provide a certified skilled workforce for the economic development of Sindh province and the country by providing quality assessment and well-recognized certification and facilitate competency-based training as per employer/industry needs.
Moreover, the purpose of the MoU is to strengthen and promote productive working relationship between THF as the training provider and SBTE. It also aims to prepare skilled workers and trainees for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing them with trade knowledge & practical competencies, life-skills, understanding about health & safety, and work ethics etc. Both the Institutions also agreed to formalize their collaboration and association for “Professional Training/Seminars/Workshops” to train, develop, and polish trainees’ skills and their competencies.
The ambit of the MoU covers all the THF institutes in Sindh province including THF Delhi Mercantile Society Technical Institute – Tariq Road; Saeeda Naseem Technical Institute – Korangi; Rashid Arshad Aslam Shahid Institute of Emerging Technologies – Korangi; Central Vocational Institute – Saddar and THF Hajiani Ashraf Khatoon Technical Institute – Rashidabad, Tando Allahyar.
Present at the occasion were Mr. Aslam Khaliq (Chairman THF), Dr. Masroor Shaikh (Chairman SBTE), Mr. Muhammed Nasir Uddin (THF – Head of Grants & Industrial Links), and Ms. Alia Fatima (Secretary – SBTE).