Youths to provide jobs instead of looking for employment: Palak

DHAKA, State Minister for Information and

Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said youths of the

country would be able to provide jobs to other people in the days to come as

the government has undertaken various schemes so that they can be


The government has allocated Taka 100 crore in the proposed budget of the

201920 fiscals for implementing various projects and assisting young people

to start business, he said while addressing a seminar as the chief guest at

the conference room of Startup Project at ICT Tower in Agargoan area of the


Nasima Akhter Nisha, president of Women Ecommerce, presided over the

seminar titled Women ecommerce can ensure the financial participation and

empowerment of female in the country'.

Managing Director of Bangladesh HighTech Authority Hosne Ara Begum and

owner of Sumiya Tech Ripa Ara Jahan also addressed the seminar, among others.

The state minister said the ICT division has under taken various projects

including Startup Bangladesh Limited Company with a view to proving the

aspirant entrepreneurs with different facilities as well as building the

country as digitised one.

He also urged nongovernment organisations to create women entrepreneurs

across the country to reach the cherished goal of the country.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)