Under the Presidential Initiative for Artificial Intelligence and Computing (PIAIC), around 25,000 students from throughout Sindh undertook the entry exam 2022 for online courses in the developing disciplines of software, artificial intelligence, blockchain, internet of things, networking, and cloud computing.
Dr. Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan, paid a visit to the test centre at the National Stadium in Karachi (NSK).
The President’s programme, which was established in partnership with the Sailani International Welfare Trust (SWIT), seeks to strengthen youth by providing advanced online training.
Dr. Arif Alvi addressed the students ahead to the test and recommended them to work hard and concentrate on Information Technology. He said that students who finished these courses would have a plethora of income alternatives.
After the test, the youth will start their mentored online course in Software, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IOT, Networking & Cloud computing.
“Once you finish your education and training, you will have access to hundreds of chances in this area all over the world,” he added, adding that “the government is providing all kinds of support to the IT sector, and regulations have been enacted to help this sector expand.”
He added that the government had put in place initiatives such as the Digital Skill Program. He insisted that the Digital Skills Program was free and claimed it provided IT training through online classes. Thousands of young people benefited from the initiative, and were earning money. he continued,
“After the training, you can establish your own business, because the government has created the Kamyab Jawan Program, which provides youth with interest-free financial assistance of up to Rs. 1,000,000,” stated the President.
Chairman SWIT, Maulana Bashir Ahmed Farooqui, spoke at the event and stated that SWIT aspired to help the society and doing its best.
“We’re aiming to train the youth in the IT sector because it can help the state thrive by encouraging entrepreneurship,” he remarked.