The Learning and Earning Development Project (LEDP) under the ICT Division is working relentlessly to train youth generation across the country for emerging an outsourcing skilled human resource.
So far, some 3,000 trainees from Cumilla, Noakhali, Laxmipur and Chandpur have received 200 hours free training under LEDP Project's Lot-10. The young people have become self-sufficient and started earning US Dollars, said a press release.
BASE Limited and XPONENT InfoSystem (PVT) Limited have jointly implemented the project.
After the completion of foundation and specialization training on graphic design, web design and development and digital marketing, the students of these four districts have earned more than $50,000 from online marketplaces - freelancer.com, fiverr.com, seoclerk.com and other platforms.
Apart from this, after receiving hands-on training many of them are also contributing project based outsourcing now.
Officials from Base Limited and XPONENT InfoSystem (PVT) Limited said the trainees have brought great success for us. They are now earning regularly utilizing their skills and talents.
They also acknowledged contribution of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, PM's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy and State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak in making the LEDP a successful project.
Since the inception of the project, State Minister Palak has been guiding round-the-clock, they mentioned.
Among the trainees, Ahmed Akbar bin Kabir, Md Ahsanul Haque, Faisal Uddin Rana, Md Shahriar Hossain, Sajeeb Chandra Das, Mizanur Rahman, Delwar Hossain, Tamanna Akhter Bithi, Rubia Akhter and others have successfully started earning ranging $100 to $1,200 dollar.
Mentionable, Learning and Earning Development Project (LEDP) offers graphics design, web design and development and digital marketing training at 492 upazilas in 64 districts across the country.
Under this project, LEDP is now providing training to 40,000 youths to make themselves skilled human resources.