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In December 2019, the council spearheaded the formulation and distribution of its Annual Report for the year 2019. Resultantly, the SSC analysed the Labour Market Information (LMI) survey and incorporated them in the report to showcase the market realities in the sector. The analysis shows a dearth as well as opportunity for competent TVET graduates […]

IPPA members held a meeting to deliberate on important matters. The meeting touched upon the topics in the agenda in an orderly manner. It was decided that discussion will continue in future meetings.

IPPA representatives met with head of SDPI’s Energy Unit, Mr Ahad Nazir. The two sides finalized details on various collaborations including the upcoming SDC conference and various other research collaborations on Wind Energy. Mr Ahad Nazir showed willingness on a number of future collaborations.

IPPA’s CEO Dr. Fatima Khushnud participated in Clean Power Purchasing Development (CPPD) Project. The project is being executed under the programme, which Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ GmbH implements on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). CPPD is being funded by AREAM GmbH and Deutsche Gesellschaft für […]

IPPA’s CEO Dr. Fatima Khushnud participated in ADB’s Mid-Term Review Workshop. The workshop was done as a preparation for ADB’s $100 million Improving Workforce Readiness in Punjab Project (IWRPP). The project will help the Government of Punjab achieve its Growth Strategy 2023 objectives by supporting the strengthening of the technical and vocational education and training […]

IPPA’s CEO Dr. Fatima Khushnud held a meeting with the senior leadership of Attock Gen limited. The meeting discussed various policy matters pertaining to the future energy sector of Pakistan.

In November 2019, the council met Mr. Mian Imran Masood (Vice Chancellor of USA, Lahore and member of Punjab HEC) at Serena Hotel, Islamabad on November 6, 2019 to explicate the aim, scope and future of Sector Skills Council RE. Additionally, further progress was made in fulfilling the pre-requisites for registering the council with the […]

IPPA representatives participated in a knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Hybrid Solutions and Virtual Power Plant’ in Islamabad. The workshop was hosted by Siemens and aimed to prepare stakeholders form private and public bodies for a future of hybrid energy sources. Topic experts from Siemens AG and Siemens Gamesa guided the attendants on creating sustainable solutions […]

IPPA received interest from CREDs (Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions). CREDS is a Research Centre established in 2018 with a vision to make the UK a leader in understanding the changes in energy demand needed for the transition to a secure and affordable, low carbon energy system. The two sides showed interest on […]

In October 2019, the council welcomed Sona Welfare Foundation on-board as its promoter whilst also inviting Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park and Mr. Mian Imran Masood (Vice Chancellor of USA, Lahore and member of Punjab HEC) to join as promoters of the council. Additionally, further progress was made in fulfilling the pre-requisites for registering the council with […]

The impact accelerator (for growth stage entrepreneurs) was organized by National Incubation Center in collaboration with Epiphany lab was held in Islamabad. IPPA trainer helped startup providers in scaling their impact, learning what the fundraising process looks like, preparing their financial statements, designing a strategic plan to become investable, developing, practicing and delivering their pitch […]

IPPA’s CEO Dr Fatima Khushnud participated as a panel member in a Tax Symposium organized by Adam Smith International (ASI) in collaboration with Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). The symposium organized a meeting of select experts for a policy discussion aimed at taking a stock of ongoing federal and provincial tax reforms in Pakistan. The […]