Tevta shines at Pakistan Startup Summit

Chairperson announces scholarship for outstanding students

By: News Desk      Published: 05:05 AM, 15 May, 2020
Tevta shines at Pakistan Startup Summit

The Technical and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA), Punjab, won the Pakistan Startup Summit, besides bagging two out of five positions competing against countries top universities.

The Universities that participated in the prestigious competition arranged online by National Incubation Center (NIC) at LUMS, Lahore, in partnership with Edtechworx included Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Institute of Business Administration (IBA), National College of Business Administration & Economics (NCBAE) and other reputed institutions whose students submitted their startup business models in the competition for adjudication.

The competition was won by the team of Government College of Technology (GCT) Bhakkar which presented the model of Smart Blind Stick. The team comprised M Shahzaib Qaiser Khan and Tauheed Haider, GCT students, whose work was supervised by their teacher Sajjad Hussain. The fifth position was claimed by GCT, Layyah team which submitted a model of Mailing Router. The team comprised Muhammad Hasnain and Muhammad Idrees, students, who completed the project under the supervision of their teacher Muhammad Pervaiz.

Chairperson, Ali Salman said this achievement was possible under a new Tevta that is making rapid strides towards a brighter future under its new vision 2023. Today our students were competing against top Universities of the country and winning laurels by bagging two out of five positions including the top slot. He said such students and teachers were our valuable assets and were a role model for our other students and teachers.

Ali announced scholarships for winning students and bonus for their supervisory teachers. He extended felicitations for Edtechworx CEO and LUMS Professor Dr Farah and other summit organizers for holding a splendid event aimed at discovering and encouraging talent across the country by gathering them at this prestigious platform.

The chairperson concluded saying that this achievement was a testimony to the triumph of our vision 2023 for Entrepreneurship Programme which is being rolled out across our institutions in the Province.