TUSDEC (Technology Upgradation and Skills Development Company) has steered another vocational training course for the women belonging to lower income groups. In collaboration with First Women Bank Limited , TUSDEC imparted the 12 days training program of Domestic Tailoring at NIDA (National Institute of Design and Analysis) Lahore Centre. 20 female candidates have been apprised with adept fabric cutting and tailoring skills, so that they could emerge out as adequate earners for themselves and for their families. Students flaunted their work and assignments at the final day of course and showed great enthusiasm to practice the acquired skills as their formal occupations. Mr Syed Anwar Ali Pervez, CEO TUSDEC spoke at the day of course culmination that the company is eagerly striving to infuse economic empowerment among the vulnerable women of society through vocational skill development.
He further elaborated that economic independence through formal occupations will bestow these women with freedom from crisis, threats and exploitations at various social fronts which will gradually enable the society with an inundated economic expansion. TUSDEC provided the candidates at the course with transportation facility and also awarded them with the course tools to facilitate them in instigating their careers. The course has come about as an implementation of USAID Gender Equity Program (GEP). Senior Officials from TUSDEC and First Women Bank Limited ensured their presence at the final display of candidates work, to encourage them in their vocational pursuits. During the course the women were also mentored to enter into small scale entrepreneurship or to find various job opportunities. TUSDEC is going to conduct further technical and vocational courses for vulnerable women as a partake to enable an economically prosperous and gender equivalent society.