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India launches 1-year long Soft Skills Training Programme Series in Bangladesh

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 1st September, 2021 12:56:15 PM
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India launches 1-year long Soft Skills Training Programme Series in Bangladesh

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A one-year long training programme styled “All About Soft Skills” series for women entrepreneurs of Bangladesh formally began on Wednesday aiming to support women entrepreneurs of Bangladesh.

High Commission of India (HCI) in association with Ministry of ICT, Govt of Bangladesh, Women & E-commerce and SilkOak Global Ltd, India is being organised the  year-long ‘All About Soft Skills’ Training Programme.

This will be run in a hybrid manner with physical workshops and virtual learning elements. It is aimed at supporting women entrepreneurs of Bangladesh, by offering them useful skills to facilitate their business efforts, said the HCI.

The training series is supported by media partners, Daily Ittefaq and DBC News.

The ‘All About soft skills training’ program is part of the ‘50 years of Bangladesh’ celebrations as well as the ‘75 years of Indian independence’ celebrations, ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

The ‘All About Soft Skills’ training series was inaugurated on Wednesday by State Minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak along with High Commissioner of India Vikram Doraiswami.

N.M Zeaul Alam PAA, Senior Secretary of ICT Division, participated in the Opening ceremony as well. Ms. Nasima Akhter Nisha, Founder & President of Women & E-commerce (WE) and Saumya Basu, CEO & President of SilkOak Global Ltd and Global Advisor to WE attended the event as co-organizers of the training series. Ms. Tareen Hossain, Executive Editor of Ittefaq.com.bd and Pranab Saha, Chief News Editor of DBC News also participated in the inauguration ceremony.

In his remarks at the opening ceremony, State Minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak wished all the participants well and appreciated the design of the hybrid training program which would help women entrepreneurs across Bangladesh.

He wished the program all success.

High Commissioner Doraiswami emphasised the priority India attaches to supporting authentic efforts within Bangladesh to offer skilling dynamic women entrepreneur’s community in Bangladesh.

He said that the soft skill development training program that will be conducted through the year will help participants develop their communication skills, presentation skills, etc and will therefore be beneficial to their business activities.

He also commended the organizers, Women & E-commerce and SilkOak Global Ltd for putting together the program and having already registered over 700 women entrepreneurs for the ‘All About Soft Skills’ training series.

He also announced that High Commission of India will support the establishment of the ‘Ishwara Chandra Vidyasagar’ Library by ‘Women & E-commerce’ at their premises through the donation of books and e-readers.

He welcomed the establishment of this Library, named after the great Bengali social reformer, as a tribute to one of our shared icons.

The first training program of the ‘All About Soft Skills’ series would be conducted on 02 September 2021.

Over 700 women entrepreneurs are expected to avail the training program that focuses on development of soft skills required for businesspersons.