GAIBANDHA: A 3-month long basic training for the recruited beneficiaries of National Service Programme (NSP) has been continuing at six upazila headquarters of the district for few months last with much enthusiasm to them, reports BSS.
Department of Youth Development (DYD) is supervising the training course for the beneficiary youths including women in cooperation with upazila administration, a DYD official said.The beneficiaries are being imparted training on four subjects-histories of Bengali nation, disaster management, computer discipline and self-employment. Each of the trainees is also getting Taka 100 per day as training allowance from the programme, the official said.
Upazila nirbahi officer (UNO), district and upazila level officials and the officials of concerned department including other experts are conducting the training sessions as resource persons.
A total of 6,000 beneficiaries out of 20,000 selected candidates are taking part in the training in six upazilas at present and the rest candidates would be imparted training by turn.
After successful completion of the training, all the trainees would be attached to primary education, secondary education, health and family planning, local government and agriculture, forest and environment offices of the upazila, said deputy director of DYD Tofael Ahmed Khan.
They would get Taka 200 each per day as wage for the term of two years on temporary basis, he also said. Talking to the BSS deputy commissioner Gautam Chandra Pal said it is one of the Prime Minister’s preference projects so he sought whole hearted cooperation of all to make the project a grand success in the district.