Lahore:Minister Labour Punjab, Haji Ehsan Uddin Qureshi has said that Punjab Workers Welfare Board (PWWB) has established 49 workers welfare schools throughout Punjab and Metric Tech Programme has already been introduced in 9 schools and other districts have been proposed for establishment of vocational training institutes. He said that TEVTA will support the establishment of evening as well as morning technical and skill training programme in the PWWB school. He said that provincial government is also making legislation for resolving the problems of kiln labourers. He said that the flaws in the laws of child labour are also being removed.
Haji Ehsan ud Din Qureshi, said that for matriculate students, the programmes of computer applications, accounting, secretarial services and AutoCAD has been identified, whereas, for middle level students, electrician, plumber, repair of home appliances and welder courses has been proposed. The government has taken many decisions for the up gradation of socio-economic status of the labourers and various educational and health schemes has been launched for the children of the labourers and other family members, he concluded.