Government grants over 49,000 paid internships under PMYTS

LAHORE: In order to provide productive jobs the federal government had granted over 49,000 fresh graduates for 12-month paid internship in public and private sector organizations under the Prime Minister Youth Training Scheme (PMYTS).

A senior official of the planning and development department on Sunday told, the initiative had been taken by the government for socio-economic development of youth in order to get productive jobs.

Under Prime Minister’s Interest Free Loan Scheme, over six billion rupees had been awarded to people in 44 districts, he said.

It is pertinent to mention here that a number of other initiatives had also been introduced by the PML-N government, including the Prime Minister’s Youth Business Loan, in which over eighteen billion rupees have been disbursed so far.