ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for CAAD, Dr Tariq Fazla Chaudhary has said that training classes will be launched in Mera Bhegwal Polytechnic Institute from next month after a lapse of twenty-seven years.
The training courses will be made in collaboration with the Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI) an attached organization working under the Ministry of Communication, a news release said on Tuesday.
CTTI is a renowned technical training institute and has a wide range of technical training courses. Its trained diploma and certificate holders are serving at high level technical positions in the length and breadth of country.
In this regard Dr Tariq Fazl Chaudhary, met with Minister for Communications Junaid Anwar and proposed to run the Mera Bhegwal College on the lines of CTTI.
Director of CTTI and Director General FWO visited the college along with the Minister of CADD and decided to make the college operational in October this year with mutual consultation.
It was decided that in the first phase, three-year courses of civil, electrical and computer will be offered, while mechanical and other courses will be launched from next year. For the first year, all the arrangements for the courses will be made by CTTI and FWO, while from next year, CADD will get funding from the federal budget for the technical institute.
According to details, Mera Bhegwal technical college could not start classes for twenty seven years for a variety of reasons. A few years back, Dr Tariq Fazl Chaudhary tried to activate the organization, so that a national asset could be utilized for the maximum benefit of students.
Due to the efforts of Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry an MoU was signed between CADD and Allama Iqbal Open University but Allama Iqbal Open University could not launch training for various administrative and financial problems.
CADD and Ministry of Communication will sign an MoU for issuing training courses in Mera Bhegwal Polytechnic Institute in the next few days under which CTTI/FWO will start classes from next month. The two sides agreed that the children of the area will be given priority in admissions in the training courses.
Mera Bhegwal Training Institute will help develop technical workforce for the CPEC as well. Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry congratulated the people of Mera Bhegwal, Pind Bhegwal, Phulgran and the whole of Islamabad for the activation of technical institute after a lapse of twenty seven years which will enable the children of the area to secure respectable livelihood.
Short-term courses will be also be launched in evening in the institute. Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry specially thanked the Minister for Communications, CTTI and DG FWO for their cooperation and support. Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry will request Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for a regular opening of college next month.