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Govt, industry sign MOU to train ethnic groups in Bangladesh
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Jul '16
Courtesy: BGMEA
Courtesy: BGMEA
With an aim to develop skills of small plain land ethnic groups and absorb them in the garment industry, the government and garment manufacturers in Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to impart them training in oven/knit machine.

An MoU to this effect was signed on 20th July between Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association – Skills for Employment Investment Program (BGMEA-SEIP), Access to Information (a2i) Program, in the Prime Minister's Office and Rainganj Computer cum Technical Training Institute.

According to the MoU, the a2i programme in PMO, with the support of SEIP and BGMEA will organize different courses on “Skills Development and Employment” for Minor Ethnic Communities living in plain land.

The SEIP will provide training supports while BGMEA has agreed to provide decent jobs in the RMG sector to successful candidates on completion of the training at the Raiganj Computer and Technical Training Institute in Sirajganj, an official release said.

There will be two skills development courses of two months duration -- Oven Machine Operation and Knit Machine Operation on a pilot basis at Raiganj Computer and Technical Training Institute of Sirajganj. 30 students will be accommodated in each course, the press release said adding that the initiative will be expanded to other training institutes/centers depending on the success of the pilot programme.

The signatories to the MoU included Mohammed Nasir, Vice President (Finance), BGMEA & Convener, BGMEA-SEIP; Kabir Bin Anwar, Director General (Admin), Prime Minister's Office & Project Director, a2i Program, PMO; and Muhammad Kamrul Hasan, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General), Sirajganj and Principal, Rainganj Computer cum Technical Training Institute. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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