The ICT department is working on developing ICT skills for women in 43 districts under a project titled ‘Her Power’, to create employment for young women through freelancing at the cost of Tk 250 crore. The project will provide three months of hands-on training and 3-months of incubation, the State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak recently spoke in a parliamentary session. The article contains BD Government To spend BDT 250cr On Women Freelancing.
In response to a question from MP Rubina Akhter during a question and answer session in Parliament on June 14, 2022, a total of 25,000 women will be trained around the country under this project. In April, this project was established by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in an ECNEC meeting, citing that the ICT department will implement the project in 130 Sub Districts of 44 districts by December 2024.
Earlier in the session, in response to a question, the State Minister also promised to set up a high-tech park in Chapainawabganj. Answering another question, the Minister said work on setting up 33 Sheikh Kamal IT Training Centers at district levels has been going on, with six being fully completed in the last five years.
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