Bridging The Gap
IS&TD IT-INDUSTRY ACADEMIA BRIDGE PROGRAM 2023
Information Science & Technology Department (IS&TD) Government of Sindh & Hazza Institute of Technology have signed an agreement to launch the IT Industry academia bridge program. The signing ceremony was held on the 1st of March 2023 at the committee room, ISTD Government of Sindh was also attended by Ms. Tanzila Umi Habiba, the Special Assistant to the Chief Minister of Sindh on Information, Science & Technology & Secretary ISTD, Mr. Asif Ikram.
The IT Industry academia bridge program is a collaborative effort between the ISTD Government of Sindh & Hazza Institute to bridge the gap between academia and industry in the field of IT in Sindh.
The program aims to provide practical industry exposure and hands-on training to 3000 students in their 6th, 7th, and 8th semesters from public and private sector universities, in order to equip them with real-world experience and prepare them for the challenges of the IT industry.
The ISTD Government of Sindh & Hazza Institute will work together to ensure the success of the program and create a talent pool equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to drive innovation and growth in the IT sector.
Skill Development Program
PM Youth Skills Development Program - NAVTTC
Skills Development Programs (SDP) of Hazza Institute of Technology focuses on developing skills & competencies of our students. We being a national-level capacity-building institute are always at the forefront of supporting public-private sectors to initiate the Skills Development Programs. The Prime Minister Youth Skill Development Program (PMYSDP) is one of the unique interventions that contribute to the economic empowerment of youth. Being the key partner of this program institute has successfully completed the training of approximate three hundred & forty-five (345) students including females who are now on their path toward prosperity.
In our first experience with National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) under Prime Minister’s Youth Skill Development Program (PMYSDP) Batch-II, Phase – IV we were able to achieve top positions in national & provincial competitions conducted by NAVTTC.
Industry Academia Bridge Program – PSEB
Pakistan Software Export Board - Industry Academia Bridge Project 2022
The industry-Academia bridge program is a joint initiative of the Pakistan Software Export Board & Hazza Institute of Technology. The IAB program has started with the aim to bridge the gap between IT-Industry & academia, ultimately ensuring sustainable growth, development of the industry, and enhancing IT exports.
The objective of the program was to equip the currently enrolled students from top-tier universities in Pakistan, with the latest IT skills including MERN Stack, Web Engineering, Cloud solution architecture & SQA. For this purpose, students in the final semester from HEC-recognized universities were trained for the latest IT technologies to strengthen & promote liaison between the IT industry-academia of Pakistan.
SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAM
Benazir Income Support Program - BISP
The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hazza Institute of Technology (HIT) to impart skill development training to BISP beneficiaries.
The MoU was signed by Director General Complementary Initiatives Sajid Baloch and CEO HIT Azhar Iqbal Sindhu and witnessed by Secretary BISP Omar Hamid Khan along with other Director Generals of the BISP.
As per the MoU, 200 BISP beneficiaries were trained in different skills including fabrication, welding, heavy machinery driver, electrician, steel fixers, and others. The institute not only trained these beneficiaries but will also ensure their job placement post-training.
SKILLS TRAINING - TEVTA
Hazza Institute of Technology signed an MoU with Azad Jammu & Kashmir Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (AJK-TEVTA) for forgoing mutual support to promote technical & vocational education & training. MoU constituted an implementation agreement for the development of the scheme ‘Paradigm Shift from Conventional to internationally approved CBT&A system”.
RPL - Recognition of Prior Learning (GIZ)
RPL is a joint project of Hazza Institute of technology & NAVTTC to recognize the competencies, the individual has attained through life experiences, regardless of how, when, and where the learning has occurred. RPL is an alternative approach to provide career paths for individuals who did not get formal institutional training.
UNHCR Skill Development Program
UNHCR Pakistan in association with National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), Government of Pakistan is enhancing its support to Afghan refugees and Pakistani host families in incomes development to make a safe and justifiable living through Skill Development Program.
Hazza Institute of Technology being an implementing partner has conducted six-months courses in various disciplines. Certificate in Information Technology CIT (Web Development, Graphic Designing & Mobile Development Program).