The Government is striving hard to empower youth socially and economically through multiple interventions under the aegis of the Prime Minister’s Youth Program.
The PYMP is headed by Ms. Leila Khan, Member National Assembly (MNA) and Chairperson of the Prime Minister’s Youth Program.
The PYMP is the flagship programme of the Government of PML-N for socio economic development of Pakistan. With a budget outlay of Rs. 20 Billion, around 300,000 people are benefitting from its different schemes annually. Over Rs. 5 Billion have been distributed as Buisness Loans amongst 6500 Young Entreprenurs under the Prime Ministers Youth Buisness Loan Scheme. Under the Prime Ministers Youth Training Programme, to be launched very soon, the government will extend 50,000 interships per year for 3 years to M.Sc students and Associate Diploma holders of upto 25 yrs age. Rs. 12000 stipend will be paid to each internee per month from the Government for the one year internship program.
25,000 students have passed out as skilled workers in more than 100 demand driven trades under the Prime Ministers Youth Skill Development Program. Students along with disable youth are also catered to in this program so that they may live their life honorably by socially and economically empowering themselves. Besides getting free technical and vocational training, traniees are being paid monthly stipened of Rs. 2500 per student. However, the FATA students are getting paid Rs. 3500 per month.
Under the Interest free loan scheme, more than Rs. 1.3 Billion has been distributed as 65000 small interest free loans amongst the poorest of the poor people of 265 Union Councils of 36 Districts across the Country.
The PMYP is proud to support the Clean Pakistan program along with the Waste Busters to empower the youth in creating a self sustainable and innovative business model which would not only clean up the country but also creat over 15000 jobs for the unemployed youth in the cities.