KARACHI, Jul 27 (APP): Institute of Business Administration with
the active support of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development program
(BBSYDP) has trained over 450 underprivileged youth in different
courses like web designing, web Development, Multimedia & Graphic
Designing, IT Entrepreneurship, Software Development and office
In this regard IBA organized a certificates distribution ceremony
on Thursday at IS Auditorium in IBA City campus.
Provincial Minister of Education and Literacy Mr. Jam Mehtab
Hussain Dahar, Special Advisor to CM on Science & Information
Technology Dr. Sikandar Ali Shoro, Secretary BBSHRRDP Mr. Shariq
Ahmed, Dean and Director of IBA, Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, Director of
Information & Communication Technology, Mr. imran Batada and other
guests from IT sector participated in the event.
This year IBA also organized a symposium for the top rated
projects of the students who took different IT courses in which CIOs
and CEOs of different organizations took keen interest.
This helped the students to demonstrate their projects before the
industry experts and professionals which can result in better job
opportunities for them.
IBA developed a documentary which showcased the whole training
process as well as the efforts of trainers and students regarding the
entire 4 months program.
High achievers (top 3 students) from each class were invited on
stage where the Chief Guest Presented them their certificates and the
highest percentage holder from each class also received an electronic
tablet- which was the courtesy of the ceremony’s sponsors: commtel,
On the occasion, Mr. Imran Batada-Director ICT 7 CICT
congratulated all the students and also shared how they have been
successful in changing the mindset of the students as few of the
students came and were interested in joining IBA degree programs, a
few of them fot job, a few of them sold their final year
projects.Recently IBA has also hired one resource from this batch.
Speaking on the occasion provincial Minister of Education and
Literacy Mr. Mehtab Hussain Dahar said that this is indeed a great
initiative under the umbrella of Sindh Government’s Benazir Bhutto
Shaheed Youth Development program that was initiated in the year 2008
and has provided training and education to the youth of Sindh to
facilitate them for employment and curtail poverty.
The program aims to provide opportunities for short-term
employment and skill development to approximately 100,000 semi-
literate and educated unemployed youth in Sindh for a period varying
between 3 months to one year.
He said that his Government’s focus is on education and we are
glad that IBA centre of Information & Communication Technology has
come forward for this program and trained 450 plus students in this
He said that he was very excited to know that, not only students
have learned here but they also get internship and jobs.