, established as subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), has been able to generate a business of Rs28.
Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr Fouzia Saeed, Regional Director TCS Masood and AHAN
representative spoke on the occasion and appreciated the BISP for its noble work and assured of full cooperation and support.
He said the aim of AHAN
was to generate non-traditional employment opportunities in rural areas by adopting and indigenizing the One Village One Product (OVOP) concept of Japan and One Tambon One Product (OTOP) of Thailand.
He further said BISP and AHAN
exchanged data of beneficiaries across the country and identified them for enrolling them with AHAN
for polishing their skills and connecting them to the markets.
Elaborating further, the sources said AHAN
has been ensuring craft related skill enhancement and capacity building, product development designing, Technological Input and Finishing and Quality Assurance.
Further, the Minister advised the Chairperson AHAN
& newly appointed CEO to work in a close collaboration for financial sustainability in the longer run, as the Ministry would not financially feed any of the subsidiary company.
The initiative aims at building the overall capacity of targeted individuals so as to enable them to establish their own enterprise with the support of AHAN
is a non-for-profit organization working under administrative control of Ministry of Industries and Production, Government of Pakistan.
Regional Coordinator AHAN
KPK, Zahid Ali Shah said that the CKU funded project will focus on 1500 individuals Including both males and females.
The four months project provided opportunity to beneficiaries to get skill training at different centers set up by AHAN
in targeted districts of the province.
The main purpose of this exhibition is to highlight the work of the beneficiaries, UNHCR, AHAN
and Commissionerate Afghan Refugees Khyber Pakhtunkhwa organized this Handmade exhibition.
The lady was getting training at Skill Enhancement and Livelihood Project, jointly launched by AHAN
(Aik Hunar and Aik Nagar), UNHCR and Commissionarate Afghan Refugees (CAR), informed Zahid Ali Shah, Regional Head AHAN
, said a press release issued here on Monday.