ISLAMABAD (APP)— The initiative taken by Ministry of Women Development for organizing IT training workshops specifically for women councillors is laudable. The program was launched under IT training project for 3100 women councillors to make them competent for playing their effective role at grassroots level, an official of ministry said here Monday while talking to APP.
Over 3,000 women councillors have successfully completed computer training under this program. The ambitious project, which involved a total expenditure of Rs 15.410 million, was implemented with help of non-governmental organizations in the four provinces, she added.
She said that women representatives were trained in basic computer courses of MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Internet skills to enable them to utilize information technology for their convenience being public leaders and in the long run, the initiative was taken to ensure society’s prosperity.
By conducting various workshops throughout the country, 1379 women councillors from Punjab, 750 from Sindh, 413 from Balochistan and 542 from NWFP were made conversant with computer training.
Source: The Nation