Durshal (meaning “gateway” in Pashto) is a flagship project of KPITB that aims to provide Technology-Based entrepreneurship in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Durshal expedite many startups to revolutionize into flourished businesses. Durshal Project envisions the digital transformation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by establishing a network of startup incubators and community spaces to facilitate the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with tech opportunities to empower them with training and enable them to get creative with innovative ideas and launch new businesses.
KP Youth Employment Program aims to empower 40,000 un and under employed youth in the province by providing a range of basic, intermediate and advance level skills in IT and linking them with employment opportunities. This will create a larger base of IT workers in the province, who can be tapped as the market develops. The program aims to reduce the industry academia skills gap by providing short courses that enhance employability in a changing economy.
Employable Digital Skills for Youth of Merged Districts
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information & Technology Board (KPITB) in partnership with DEMO, DataPoint, and Tech Valley is carrying out the capacity-building project, “Employable Digital Skills for the Youth of Newly Merged Areas” to train 840 youth across the newly merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on employable digital skills to ensure their inclusion in the digital economy under the KP Youth Employment Program (KPYEP).