karachi, (pakistan point news - 27th jul, 2017 ): the institute of business administration (iba) with the active support of benazir bhutto shaheed youth development programme (bbsydp) has trained over 450 underprivileged youths in different courses. the youths have been trained in web designing, web development, multimedia & graphic designing, it entrepreneurship, software development and office automation. the iba organised a certificates distribution ceremony in this regard on thursday at is auditorium in iba city campus.
sindh minister for education and literacy jam mehtab hussain dahar, special adviser to cm on science & information technology dr. sikandar ali shoro, secretary bbshrrdp shariq ahmed, dean and director of iba, dr. farrukh iqbal, director of information & communication technology, imran batada and other guests from it sector participated in the event. this year iba also organised a symposium for the top rated projects of the students who took different it courses in which cios and ceos of different organisations took keen interest.
this helped the students to demonstrate their projects before the industry experts and professionals which can result in better job opportunities for them. high achievers (top three students) from each class were invited on stage where the chief guest presented them their certificates and the highest percentage holder from each class also received an electronic tablet, which was the courtesy of the ceremony's sponsors: commtel and dwp. on the occasion, imran batada, director ict 7 cict congratulated all the students and also shared how they have been successful in changing the mindset of the students. speaking on the occasion, mehtab hussain dahar said this is a great initiative under the umbrella of bbsydp that was initiated in 2008.