Qualifying for Dhaka University was a dream-come-true for Shampa Rani Roy, a shy girl from the sleepy town of Rangpur. She graduated from the Faculty of Humanities with excellent grades and should have been headed for a promising career.
Under the mainstream agenda of establishing a digital Bangladesh, Government has taken initiatives to set up country wide computer and language training labs titled ‘Sheikh Russell Digital Labs and ‘Sheikh Russell Computer and Language Training Lab’. As part of the ‘Digital Bangladesh’ initiative, students will be provided with IT and foreign language skills in these labs, leading to a ‘digitalized generation’ from their early schooling.
‘Korposhopan Pathaton’ career camp is a unique initiative of Shikka 2 Employment Program (S2EP) organized by APIT and supported by Young Bangla. As of now, two career camps have been organized in Jessore from 26th August to 30th August (camp-1) and Khulna from 27th August to 31th August (camp-2) which were supported by respectively Aamra and Pusti.
At 10.00 am, on 25th October 2016, Bidyut Bhaban turned into a place full of passionate young faces who will gain the opportunity of first-hand experience to work with different divisions and departments under the Ministry of Power Energy and Mineral Resources (MoPEMR),
The Centre for Research and Information (CRI), which works as the secretariat of Young Bangla (YB), in collaboration with leading software giant Microsoft Corporation arranged soft-skill development trainings among students in several districts.
A youth delegation from Bangladesh recently visited Beijing, China to enhance cooperation and ties between the youth of both the countries. The tour, held from 22-28 September 2016, was jointly facilitated by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Dhaka and the Centre for Research and Information (CRI); and hosted by the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (CSCLF) with support from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Bangladesh is a land of vast knowledge and possibility and the youth demographic represents the most promise. According to a recent report, some 47.6 million or 30 percent of the total 158.5 million people in Bangladesh are young (10-24 years) (The Daily Star, March 8,2015).