Prime Minister Youth Affairs Program (PMYAP) has planned to establish 500 skilled laboratories in Madrassas to mobilize these institutions across the country with modern technology tools, Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported.

A PMYAP official has said that most of the madrassas were undergoing informal education programmes to impart basic education to the students along with religious schools.

However, the authorities were planning to collaborate with different madrassas in the country to have modern technology equipped laboratories for their students.



“These skilled laboratories would help provide acquaintance to new methodologies applied through information technology tools and software applications. It would also contain technical training equipment as well that is going to enable madrasa students get technical skills for better employment opportunities,” PMYAP official added.

He also said that this programme would primarily focus to get the madrassa students at par with those acquiring formal education in schools for better employment.