TUSDEC (Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Company) has successfully concluded the 15 days course of fashion designing for women on September 25, 2012. The course has been conducted at TUSDEC – NIDA (National Institute of Design and Analysis) Lahore Centre where the program has been wrapped up with a splendid display of candidates work. The course is a continuation of TUSDEC collaborative efforts with FWBL (First Women Bank Limited) to implement the GEP (Gender Equity Program) sponsored by USAID. Proficient trainer Miss Bismah Sahir has been affianced by TUSDEC to apprise the batch of 23 candidates with the pragmatic and market oriented curricula. At the very instigation of the course the trainees have been awarded with tool-kits enabling them to conveniently practice the acquired avocation subsequent to the training.. The event was covered by preeminent media channels and newspapers. During the event Mr. Anwar Ali Pervez CEO TUSDEC apprised the media about the significance of the program for the socioeconomic women empowerment to attain sustainable economic conditions in the country.

TUSDEC in the very implication of its strategic commitments is rigorously supporting the TVET sector in Pakistan as the surge of globalization has placed a premium on skilled human resource. The company recognizes that urgent accentuation on women vocational skill development is indispensable to establish a society liberated from gender inequality. After the successful completion of two sequent courses in Karachi and Lahore FWBL is going to further collate with TUSDEC to conduct the similar courses of clutch making, textile design, home textile designing and footwear design in the upcoming months for the women belonging to lower income groups. Miss Ayesha Arif Kitchlew Head Business Development and Training, FWBL; Ms. Shabnam Saeed Khan, In-charge GEP Aurut Foundation also spoke on the event commending the salubrious program implementation TUSDEC. They ascertained that by attaining practical knowledge and skills the modest women can earn out their decent living thereby commanding improved social reverence and security.