To expand the e-commerce business in Bangladesh and generate more employment opportunities by creating new entrepreneurs in the e- commerce sector, a project titled “I will do e-commerce, build my own business” has been taken up by the Ministry of Commerce.
Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal gave the information while presenting proposed budget for 2021-22 in Parliament on Thursday.The objective of this project is to develop the skills of new entrepreneurs in e-commerce and create small and medium entrepreneurs in e-commerce in the rural economy of the country, he said.
“Under this initiative, e-commerce training will be provided to 5,000 new entrepreneurs. Around 3,500 entrepreneurs have already been trained. In addition, steps have been taken under the Bangladesh Regional Connectivity Project to empower women, through which training is being imparted to women entrepreneurs on cut-flower, agro-processing and ICT skills” he added.