The Municipal Services Programme and Urban Policy Unit at the Planning & Development Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hired SRSP’s Human Institutional Development Center services to deliver training to 40 Government Officials. The officials are from Forest Department, Public Health Engineering Department, Environmental Protection Agency, Peshawar Development Authority, Agriculture Research Institute and WSSP are participating in a three-day course on Gender Integration in Development Programme. The short -course has been designed to enable those involved in policy and decision making to develop an improved understanding of integrating gender in initiatives that impact lives.
50 young people, between 18 to 30 years of age, receive skills enhancement training in electrician and sanitary fitting courses. The group was selected from District Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. The training was organized at SRSP’s Technical & Vocational Center in Peshawar, which offered a certified course from City & Guilds UK. Their team conducted post-training evaluation and certificates were distributed among the best performances. The initiative is funded by the Government of Australia under Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project.