State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak said a total of 555 Joy Digital Service Employment and Training Centers will be set up across the country.
"Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already approved the construction process of the centers aimed at creating employment opportunities for the youth," he said.
The Joy Digital Service Employment and Training Centers will act as one of stop service solution centers for youth in receiving government services from different ministries and becoming e-commerce entrepreneurs, IT freelancers and entrepreneurs by taking trainings from the centres, he said. Highlighting different initiatives taken by the government to build a 'Smart Bangladesh' by 2041, Palak said, "We want to be introduced as the technology- based meritorious nation instead of labour-based one under the honest,
courageous and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina".