BARCIK holds youth conference at Tanore

25th May, 2019 12:54:17 printer

Tanore: Participants at a youth conference here on Thursday resolved that a responsive and effective role of the young generation is very crucial to reaching public services to the grassroots people easily, reports BSS.

They said due to lack of adequate knowledge about the public services along with their availing process the grassroots people face problems and harassment in availing those properly.

The youths have scopes of doing something better in this regard so that the public can derive total benefits of the services, they added.

The participants made the assertions at the conference hosted by Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge (BARCIK), a development organization, in the conference hall of Tanore Upazila Parishad in the district.

More than 75 people including 60 youths joined the conference. Upazila Nirbahi Officer Nasrin Banu, Assistant Commissioner Abdullah Al Mamun, Agriculture Officer Shafiqul Islam, Social Service Officer Motiur Rahman, Fisheries Officer Shahadul Islam, BARCIK Regional Coordinator Shahidul Islam and its Programme Officer Zahid Ali addressed the meeting as resource persons.

The speakers unanimously mentioned that youth leadership can be the vital means of making the public services accessible to the targeted population.

They also said importance should be given to generating community leadership from among the youths to bring a qualitative change everywhere in society.

There is no alternative to training to enhance level of confidence and professional skills among the youths, they added.

Nasrin Banu said the youth voluntary organizations are playing a very vital in supplementing the government efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.