RAJSHAHI, Nov 1, 2017 (BSS) – Speakers at a discussion here today termed the skilled youth forces as the main foundation of sustainable development.
They viewed utmost emphasis should be given on transforming them into competent human resources. All the government and non-government agencies concerned should come forward and work together to attain the cherished goal.
District Administration and Department of Youth Development (DYD) jointly organized the discussion at Teachers Training College auditorium to mark the National Youth Day-2017.
The speakers opined that transforming the youths into worthy citizens has become an urgent need for building a happy and prosperous Bangladesh.
Importance should be given on involving the unemployed youths in various income-generation activities for protecting them from drug addiction and different other anti-social activities.
Commissioner of Rajshahi division Nur-Ur-Rahman and Principal of Teachers Training College Prof Deelrose Ara addressed the discussion as chief and special guests respectively with Additional District Magistrate Subrata Paul in the chair. Deputy Director of DYD Matiur Rahman welcomed the participants.
Chief Guest Nur-Ur-Rahman said importance should be given on transforming the youths into skilled citizens through imparting them with training on different vocations.
He viewed that many of the youths became derailed due to lack of proper care and nursing besides bad association and ultimately they become burden of the society that is unfortunate for the nation.
He urged the attending youths to extend their whole-hearted cooperation to police for freeing the young generation from drug-addiction.
Later, the guests distributed grants cheques from youth welfare fund among the successful youths and certificates among trainees on the occasion.