ABDUL RAZAK DAWOOD
Federal Minister for Industries &
Production Advisor to Prime Minister
MR. AZHER ALI CHOUDHRY
Secretary for Industries & Production
ENGR. MUHAMMAD IRFAN ZAHEER
The Government of Pakistan established Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre (PITAC) in 1962 with the merger of Industrial Research and Development Centre (IRDC) and Industrial Productivity Centre(IPC) under the administrative control of Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan.
PITAC has continued to train unskilled workmen of SME’s and small-scale workshops (cottage) by the provision of Demand Driven Technical Courses resulting in better income and employment opportunities.In this way, PITAC has directly contributed towards Skill development for the SME’s and light engineering sector in accordance with the National Industrial Policy 2012 devised by Ministry of Industries, government of Pakistan.It is hoped that the workmen acquainted with Technical Skills will be a strong backbone for the industry of this country in the future.
PITAC College of Technology
PITAC is now entering the field of academic Education by establishing PITAC College of Technology (PCT) in the premises of Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre (PITAC) HQ Lahore. The College has Accreditation with TEVTA Punjab and Affiliation with Punjab Board of Technical Education Lahore. Initially in the year 2017-2018 enrolment in Mechanical Technology will be started. Dies & Molds, Manufacturing, Electrical and Mechatronics Technologies will be started in the coming years. The college has well furnished air-conditioned class rooms fitted with multimedia and modern lab equipment.