KE to train over 550 apprentices

Karachi – K-Electric initiated a program of on jab training to a batch comprises 32 apprentices whereas the power utility aims to train over 550 apprentices in its core business areas of generation, distribution and transmission during this two-year programme. After qualifying the apprentices programme successfully, the graduates will also be considered for full time employment in respective areas of the organization This was disclosed in an interactive ceremony held recently at KE Azm Learning Institute.
The ceremony was attended by Makhdoom Taufeeq, Joint Director, Ministry of Labor and Human Resource, Abdul Sattar Junejo, Deputy Director, Sindh Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA) and KE representatives. . Sattar Junejo, Deputy Director, STEVTA appreciated KE’s initiative of launching the programme and highlighted its significance in the professional life of apprentices in terms of providing them with required skill set and build self-confidence. He also assured all possible support from the government for successful execution of the programme.
While congratulating apprentices KE spokesperson said, “KE’s training programme comes at a crucial time when Pakistan’s electric power sector is passing through a transformational phase and there is a lot of investment coming in, which speaks volume about the bright prospect of these apprentices. KE’s innovative and research-driven approach coupled with deployment of latest technology in various facets of its business makes it a world-class power utility and thus an ideal platform of learning and exposure for trainees.”