Higher Education Minister: 140 programmes set to benefit 20,000 graduates

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  • Monday, 28 Sep 2020

BANGI: A total of 140 programmes will benefit 20,000 graduates to help them secure jobs and upskill themselves, says Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad.

The programmes fall under the National Economic Revival Plan (Penjana) Higher Education Ministry-Career Advancement Programme (KPT-CAP).

Noraini said so far, more than 100 companies are involved.

"From the RM35mil Penjana initiative, a total of RM100mil is allocated for the KPT-CAP programme.

"KPT-CAP comprises three programmes; job matching and placement, continuous entrepreneurship programme and gig economy," she said at its launch at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on Monday (Sept 28).

Also present were Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz and Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan.

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