15,500 youths become self-reliant receiving training from BSCIC

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NARSINGDI, Jan 13, 2021 (BSS) – About 15,500 youths in the district became self-reliant receiving training and loan from Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC)’s skill development center during the last 40 years since the programme began here.

Assistant general manager of BSCIC Industries Service Center Mohammad Shazzad Hossain told BSS that the BSCIC skill development center imparted institutional training to 16,120 youths (both male and female) on different trades in the district during the last 40 years.

The training course includes welding, electrical house wiring and motor welding, electrical items repairing, cutting and sewing training course, block-batik, refrigerator and air condition repairing, mobile phone repairing and computer literacy.

Hossain said BSCIC also provided easy term loan among the trained youths under different income generating projects.

He said about 15,500 youths (both male and female) in the six upazilas of the district are now self-reliant.