BSS-09 Skill development trainings can make youths worthy citizens: speakers





Skill development trainings can make youths worthy citizens: speakers

RAJSHAHI, Feb 10, 2018 (BSS) – Speakers at a function here today said
skill development trainings can make the young generation worthy citizens by
creating a huge employment opportunities in the society.

They said skilled youths are capable to turn their communities into a
development one as they can use their acquired knowledge through the
trainings in various development activities.

The view came at the closing session of a two-day refreshers training,
organised by The Hunger Project, Bangladesh, at Mohanpur Upazila Parishad
Hall room in the district.

Importance should be given on generating community leadership among the
youths to bring a qualitative change everywhere in the society. There is no
alternative to training for enhancing professional skills among the youths,
the speakers said.

British Council funded project “Promoting Democratic Inclusion and
Governance through Youths (PRODIGY)” supported the training. A total of 31
youths including 15 female joined it.

Joining the function, Upazila Chairman Professor Abdus Samad put emphasis
on adorning the youths with modern knowledge for making them worthy citizens.
Time has come to generate more young leadership in the society.

Increasing young leadership along with building their capacity is the
precondition to generate job opportunities, social development and free the
society from gender discrimination and vicious cycle of poverty, he added.

“Knowledge acquired from the training should be applied for proper
functioning of the LGIs,” he added.

College teachers Asad Ali and Mofizur Rahman and school teacher Alim
Sheikh also spoke. Field Coordinator (Monitoring and Operations) of PRODIGY
Subrata Kumar Paul and Programme Officers Masum Russel, Joynal Abedeen and
Jewel Rana narrated the training aspects.

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