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Govt offers int'l standard training courses online

DHAKA, April 16, 2018 (BSS) - The government has offered international standard training courses in Bangla through an online platform 'REPTO' aimed at providing students training free of cost.

The training courses have been developed by the World Bank funded LICT project of Bangladesh Computer Council of ICT Division and verified by George Washington University of the USA, said a press release.

Prior to release the courses, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between LICT Project and REPTO IT Limited for providing online training to students as well as the interested youths who have already received training under LICT Project.

Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) Mustafa Jabbar, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid and ICT Secretary Subir Kishore Choudhury witnessed the exchange of MoU between LICT Project Director Md Rezaul Karim and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of REPTO IT Limited Istiyak Ahmed Sheyam held at a local hotel yesterday during Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Summit 2018.

The courses on Soft Skill, Digital Marketing and Graphics Design have been translated into Bangla to give opportunity to large number of students to receive the training.

These courses are now available in the platform: http://blog.repto.com.bd/repto-lict/ and anyone can avail this special offer for limited time.

The other courses on web development, android application development, data analytics and Java EE will be available soon.

"I am happy that course contents are available in Bangla language to ensure participation of a large number of students in online training," said Mustafa Jabbar who is advocating for practicing Bangla in communications and education.

As per agreement, the 'REPTO' will host LICT training courses and be responsible for providing online training and conducting the certification online examination and provide the certification through digital or printed version.