6 districts ( Gilgit, Skardu, Astore, Nagar, Shigar and lower Chitral) of GB and Chitral
This study intends to capture the post-CVOVID-19 employment environment by 1)
Identify existing labour market/sector situation and opportunities,
Determine demand and supply of vocational and technical skills,
Understand the gaps and barriers hindering labour to get work to earn income – including gender and barriers to labour and income generation and conclude the impact of COVID-19 on employment and income generation sustainability.
The quantitative survey and its qualitative inquiry provide valuable insights to understand the important labour market dimensions in GBC.
Based on an in-depth analysis of the quantitative data of around 1,612 individuals in GBC, comprising of 798 male & 817 females respondents supported by qualitative supportive information gathered from 24 LSO’s, 22 representatives of business community and 8 training service providers apart from 6 government representatives, the findings and recommendations give a 360-degree view of the skilled workers’ aspect of the canvas of GBC labour market.