Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) is the largest skills development fund in Pakistan, established in 2010 as a not-for-profit company set up by the Government of Punjab (GoPb).
Tender No: PSDF/EDF/Skill Development/FTI/07-23
PSDF has received funding from Export Development Fund (EDF) - Ministry of Commerce, for Skills Training Program in the Textile sector (Readymade Garments & Hosiery / Knitwear). This program has been designed in partnership with Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) and Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers & Exporters Association (PHMA). The program may be expanded as per the demand from the associations / industries in future.
Aim of the Project:
Aligned with the Pakistan Vision 2025, the project aims to promote the exports by increasing the supply of skilled workforce in the textile sector, narrowing the wide gap in production requirement and availability of skilled labor. Under this program, PSDF will train in demand-driven and export-related trades.
The duration of the contract is one year extendable for another year on the same terms & conditions. Trainees under this program will receive hands-on experience and employment opportunities in the export related industries.
Invitation for Bids:
PSDF invites bids from Formal Training Institutes (FTIs) who are either:
1. Institutes set up and governed by the PRGMEA and PHMA.
2. Institutes set up and run by Associations representing exporters of chapter 61 and 62 of Pakistan Custom Tariff.
3. Institutes funded by EDF in the readymade garments and Hosiery / Knitwear sector.
Degree awarding universities / colleges representing exporters of chapter 61 and 62 of Pakistan Custom Tariff.
The interested institutes can obtain the bidding document from PSDF e-tendering portal (https://etender.psdf.org.pk/esop/guest/go/public/opportunity/current ) and PPRA website (www.ppra.org.pk ) for below mentioned lots.