Skill Development Institute (Qasar-e-Behbood)

''Qasar-e-Behbood was established during the year 1988-89 in Lahore. It was designed to be an ideal women development center which aims to empower the women by training them in different modern marketable skills so that they may earn for themselves which will further elevate their social role & status. The center is providing a variety of standardized services in a number of ways. At present more than 20 skills are being taught in the center.

Eligibility Criteria

Willing women from all areas without any age limit and qualification are eligible for training as well as to perform center/ order work. Only computer training or English language requires relevant qualification.

Admission Procedure

There are no hard and fast rules for admission. The applicant can get admission on prescribed form along with relevant documents like CNIC, photograph etc.


Facilities provided to the women includes:


The Institute holds short and long term training programs for women in the following fields:

  • Gymnasium
  • Industrial Trainings
  • Art Creativity
  • Beautician
  • Spoken English
  • Montessori Teacher Training
  • Computer Applications
  • Music Classes
  • Cooking Classes and Chef Training
  • Driving Classes
  • Wedding Event Management and Hotel and Home Management
  • Day Care Services

Center / Order Work

Trained workers are provided with center and order work and wages are paid to them for the same.


Qasar-e-Behbood also arranges exhibitions to sale center work which will also provide opportunity to other women to sell their products. 


Hostel is available for the girls and women from far flung areas who get admission in any course of the institution.