3.30 lakh youths to be trained for jobs

29 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The government is going to take a project for providing skill training to 3.30 lakh youths at Upazila-level across the country, State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel told Parliament on Thursday, reports UNB.

“The project – ‘Strengthening Employment and Self-Employment Training Programme, Phase-II’—is awaiting approval,” he said replying to a question from Awami League MP Kh. Momota Hena Lovely (Women Seat-31).

The project has been designed aiming to create opportunities for job creation and self-employment by providing training to 3,29,130 youths at the Upazila level throughout the country, Russel said.

Focusing on different projects taken for the welfare of the young generation, the state minister said jobs for 1,47,600 youths will be created by setting up 64,000 biogas plants in 64 districts under technology-based coordinated resource management for poverty alleviation (Phase-III) project.