Thursday, 7 July, 2022

BYD to visit India after 2 years

BYD to visit India after 2 years
Information Minister Hasan Mahmud speaks at High Commission of India in Dhaka on Sunday. —SUN photo

The Indian government has resumed receiving youth delegation from Bangladesh after two years with a brand-new feature for the betterment of the tech-savvy participants.

The youth exchange programme, better known as Bangladesh Youth Delegation (BYD) – 100 has been halted for two years amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Information Minister Hasan Mahmud announced the opening of the application for the programme as the chief guest inaugurating the rebranded logo of BYD at High Commission of India in Dhaka on Sunday.

A Bangladeshi aged between 21 and 35 having a single citizenship can apply at website of High Commission of India. Affiliation with any political parties or sister concerns will disqualify the participant from the programme.

Before application, the aspirant has to upload a video message with duration within 120 seconds on Facebook profile with public access focusing on self introduction, education, skills and extra-curricular activities. The video link should be attached with the virtual application by June 30 to validate the process at

High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami was the special guest. Deputy High Commissioner Dr Binoy George and First Secretary Pratik Negi were also present on the occasion.