In order to fulfill the requirement of engineers and technicians, the Ministry of Science and Technology formed the requirement of engineers and technicians, the Ministry of Science and Technology formed in 1996 has generated 316,144 graduates and degree holders relating to science and technology. For human resources development, the Ministry of Science and Technology formulated short-term and long-term plans, including a 30-year Education Plan, and a four-year and a five-Year Special Education Plan. As a result new universities, colleges and technical institutes were opened and some were upgraded in states and regions as follows:
a) Technological University-33 units
b) University of Computer Studies-25 units
c) Government Technical College-3 units
d) Government Technical Institute-11 units
e) Government Technical High School-36 units
f) Vocational Training School-4 units
g) English Language Proficiency School-1 unit
While enhancing human resources development, the Ministry of Science and Technology opened specialized courses in technology ranging from the diploma level to the PhD level, and at present it has educated 683 PhD degree holders and 4,256 master's degree holders, 83,612 engineers, 108,503 diploma engineers and 3,952 certificate holders.
For further human resources development, the Department of Technical Promotion and Coordination under the Ministry of Science and Technology conducts industrial training courses on computerized numerical control or CNC and computerized design drawing theory and practicality, in addition to other industrial training courses.