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Benazir Income Support Programme has achieved another milestone by getting paid jobs for Benazir Income Support Programme beneficiaries – Poverty reduction through job placement in Trade and food Industry

Karachi, April 23, 2014 (PPI-OT): Benazir Income Support Programme has achieved another milestone by arranging job placement for BISP beneficiaries, or nominated members from their families, with Pizza Hut Chain of food industry. Selected internees are being trained by MCR (Pvt) Ltd for paid jobs in Pizza Hut Restaurants.

Three BISP beneficiaries on the basis of interviews were selected by Pizza Hut, who completed their trainings and two of the trainees will start their job immediately. Though small, but it is the first step of BISP towards graduation of its beneficiaries out of poverty.

A job placement centre has also been established at the premises of KATI (Korangi Association of Trade and Industry), where beneficiary, or nominated members from their families, could be linked with industrial units located in Korangi for on the jobs training and further employment with industries.

Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) and MCR Pvt Ltd (Chain of Pizza Hut ) during the month of February 2014 to impart vocational training to the BISP beneficiaries and to provide trained labour workforce to the Trade and Food industry.

The main objectives of the MOU are poverty reduction through job placement of successful trainees of BISP’s VTP, provision of trained labour work force to the industries, minimizing the shortage of skilled work force in different emerging trades and encouraging women to earn a sustainable livelihood.

For more information, contact:
Shafquat Ali
Assistant Media Officer
Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) – Sindh
Cell: +92-333-239 4466
Tel: +92-21-32361510
Fax: +92-21-32361511
Email: shafqat.ali@bisp.gov.pk

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