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E-Rozgaar Turns 3: A Novel Opportunity to Become Freelancer




E-Rozgaar is the platform that has raised the need for ending youth unemployment. Project initiated by CM of Punjab with coordination of Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Youth Affairs, Sports, Archeology, and Tourism Department in March 2017. This program provides training opportunities using internet-based freelancing to youth for self-employment, making them freelancers.

“The program was launched to equip young graduates to increase their employability. Youth are playing a vital role in the development of the country after equipping themselves with education. Students should focus solely on education, as the government will bear all the expenses [of the training].” said by honorable Chief Minister.

For three years E-Rozgaar is changing life

E-Rozgaar program is going very well all over Punjab while eliminating unemployment. This year, E-Rozgaar is celebrating its 3rd birthday with the commitment that they can do more with more vigor and efforts for youth in earning a sustainable income. Almost 16000+ people till now are being benefited by the E-Rozgaar program to earn an honorable living.

PITB chairman said that “The project aims to empower youth, especially females, to learn and earn through a series of IT-based training and workshops,” and this project is fulfilling its purpose very well as Pakistan is on the fourth number in producing freelancers and this ranking is moving upward after E-Rozgaar graduates.

The best opportunity for the initiation of a freelance career

This wise movement of the chief minister is helping youth to vanish unemployment and to prepare Pakistan to run alongside the technology race in the world. Its 40 centers are established in 36 districts of Punjab hence a significant step of soaring unemployment and financial challenges faced by the youth of Punjab.

Students completed 16 years of education but now don’t have any honorable source of income that may come and join E-Rozgaar, a life-changing opportunity. Even the new technology illiterate person can enter it; experienced trainers will train and give the confidence to become financially independent and to make a career out of it.

E-Rozgaar graduates are earning handsome amount at home

Initially, the E-Rozgaar team aims to train 10000 youth per year, and now 16000+ students are being benefited by it, succeeded in making an honorable living. The first freelancing convention reflects this future success as 500 applicants participated, which was proof that it is the only solution that could end unemployment.

Students are monetizing their skills via online platforms like Fiverr, Upwork, freelancer, 99 designs, people per hour, truelancer, and many more. 16000+ graduates have verified earning of almost 23 crore PKR, and this earning is increasing day by day, minimizing unemployment to a great extent. Hence this program is enabling our youth to receive a foreign exchange for our country.

Excellent Opportunity for girls

There is an excellent opportunity in an E-Rozgaar program for girls who are forced to stay at home because of family norms and, most of the time of not having a unique opportunity to work. Girls join this great initiative to earn a handsome amount of money without stepping out of the protective walls of their homes. It is a massive opportunity for married girls who cannot do full-time jobs because of their families and infants.

Course track offered in E-Rozgaar:

E-Rozgaar offers three months of free training in the following domains:

  1. Technical
  2. Content Marketing and Advertising
  3. Creative design

Freelancing training is taught in all domains.

1. Technical:

In technical domains, students who are not from a Computer or Information Technology background can also learn and can become a developer. Following are the course contents of Technical domain:

  • Web Development Basics
  • HTML and CSS
  • SQL Queries
  • PHP and MYSQL ( Dynamic Website)
  • WordPress basics
  • Building Websites using WordPress
  • Custom content type in WordPress
  • WordPress theme Development
  • Introduction to WordPress Plugin

2. Content marketing and advertising domain

In the Content Marketing and advertising domain, all advertisement patches are taught from where students learn how to boost up business digitally from ground level to altitude. Following are the course tracks:

  • Content Marketing
  • Marketing Funnels
  • Creating Engaging Content
  • WordPress for Blogging
  • Lead Generation
  • Distribute Content
  • On-Page SEO and Backlinking

3. Creative Design:

Students, after completing a Creative design course, become experts in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and hence came out as the best digital designer. Following are the course contents:

  • Logo design
  • Corporate identity kit
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign

E-Rozgaar trainers

Trainers are selected when they pass through stringent selection procedures as they are persons who are playing an essential role in making Pakistan number one in the digital world. They owned top rated freelancing profiles and have a name in the digital world; hence they are aware of all ups and downs of this field and taught students according to it.

Trainers teach how to deal with professional clients and companies, how to deliver services to them from home at your own convenient time. They teach that freelancing is the platform where one skill is not specified to explore if you have potential then supposed to work with other areas too.

E-Rozgaar Centres:

40 centers are located in 36 districts of Punjab

  • E-Rozgaar PTUT Lahore
  • E-Rozgaar PU Lahore Center
  • E-Rozgaar NFC Multan
  • E-Rozgaar BZU Multan
  • E-Rozgaar Center Mianwali
  • E Rozgaar UET Lahore Centre
  • Punjab Information Technology Board Lahore
  • E-Rozgaar Center COMSATS Sahiwal
  • E-Rozgaar UAF Center
  • E-Rozgaar Gujrat
  • E-Rozgaar UOG Center
  • E-Rozgaar Rawalpindi Center
  • University of the Punjab
  • COMSATS University Islamabad – Sahiwal Campus
  • University of Engineering & Technology La
  • E-Rozgaar BZU Layyah
  • TRAC UET Taxila
  • E-Rozgaar Center khanewal
  • Medical Center UET Taxila
  • COMSATS University, Islamabad, Wah Campus
  • E-Rozgar Center

Success Stories

There is a considerable number of success stories of the candidates who joined e-Rozgaar and learned the skill to make money online. The students who are earning through online work are examples for those who want to earn and still have no job after their graduation. There is an equal opportunity in all the three domains of e-Rozgaar courses. Every single story is reflecting that with little dedication, you can achieve whatever you want. Here are some stars of e-Rozgaar, who have started earning during or after the training sessions.

Fakhar Un Nisa is a creative designer from COMSATS Sahiwal. She is growing very fast on freelancing platforms because of e-Rozgaar training.

Just like her Ahmad Salman, form technical domain was working very well and earned $100 during the session training. And now he is making good money.

Here we go for another brilliant candidate Muhammad Kashif who earned $1000 during the session, and he belongs to the non-technical domain.

They are always room to improve your skills and technicalities. Faiz Yaasha is another student from the technical domain who earned $4000 during the session.


The vision of E-Rozgaar is to reduce unemployment by driving economic growth in Pakistan via increasing the inflow of foreign currency.


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  1. Ahsan Shabbir

    April 3, 2020 at 5:19 pm

    Very informative article. Thanks for sharing the information about E-rozgar training program and efforts of the trainees to transfer the the skills.

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