Gov’t to Set Aside 100000 Paid Industrial Internship Opportunities
Gov’t to Set Aside 100000 Paid Industrial Internship Opportunities. The government will work with the private sector to create more than 100,000 internship opportunities.
According to President William Ruto, the commercial sector would be given incentives to help the plan.
He pointed out that by providing the youth with the necessary skills, industrial training will help close the gaps that now exist in the labor market.
“Government will reimburse them Sh12,000 if [the private sector] pays the trainees Sh25,000 a month.
The President made the remarks at the Moi International Sports Center in Kasarani, Nairobi County at the graduation ceremony of 3,500 youth who participated in the 2jiajiri programme.
The KCB Foundation program aims to help young people set up micro-enterprises by providing them with useful skills.
The President stated that the government has made a conscious effort to provide youth with job prospects after they complete their training.
According to him, the affordable housing project, the aggregation of districts and industrial parks, the Internet economy and special economic zones are just some of the chances that the government is creating.
The goal is to make Kenyans richer while reducing poverty and inequality.
According to President Ruto, the government has been addressing funding issues affecting TVET in order to develop institutions.
He insisted: “We have increased the TVET budget so that we can increase opportunities to acquire technical skills.
The government will also build 15 more TVETS and hire 17,000 lecturers, he said.
The President mentioned the US and the EU when he said the government was trying to work with development partners to increase the number of foreign markets for Kenyan goods.
We are trying to improve it and open markets for other products because America is our biggest export market, he said.
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