Technical colleges are the nurseries for nurturing talent for the technological industry. The Government sector of Pakistan is establishing new technical colleges and the latest addition is in Rawalpindi.
“Government College of Technology” has been established on Farooq-e-Azam road at Shamsabad near Divisional Public school. As surprising it may seem, this is the first Government technical college in this area.
The principle of the college Changez Hussain spoke to Radio Pakistan about this college. He said,
The college offers four technologies at the moment in three year category, including Electrical, Auto and Diesel, Civil and Air Conditioning. Moreover nine courses of nine year duration, seven of six months and three of three months duration will also be started.
The three-year diploma classes in the college will start after announcement of matric results on the first of September this year.
This college will be an important addition to the educational institutions of Rawalpindi. Upon starting, the technical courses offered at this college will impart essential technical knowledge to its students and improve the standard of technical education in the area.