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Launching of Employable Skill Development Program

Launching of Employable Skill Development Program

“Engineers ’66 Employable Computer Skill Development Program” was launched on December 5, between Engineers 66 Foundation and VAB to promote self-employment and job opportunities for the rural students in computer applications. The program will train 12 teachers from twelve different high schools and 60 students in groups of fifteen in four of the selected schools. Students at SSC level who dropped out before or who cannot afford to go to colleges because of poverty or other reasons and who have a desire to seek vocational skills for income generation will preferably be selected.

President of Engineers ’66 Foundation, Mr. Afzal Husain Choudhury and Professor Jasimuz Zaman, Country Director of VAB, signed the MoU and Agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Mr. M. A. Mannan, Treasurer of ’66 Foundation Trust, handed over the check to the Country Director of VAB for implementation of the project.

Engr. Afzal Choudhury and other members of the Foundation mentioned that Engineers ’66 Foundation decided to form a Trust to engage into useful social enterprise in addition to the usual fellowship program among the alumni. They expressed their satisfaction that they could identify a useful educational cum income generation capacity building program with VAB for the rural children in computer skills development.

VAB Chairman, National Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury was present as the Chief Guest. The event was also attended by Dr. Haroonur Rashid, Chairman, VAB Trust, Engr. Eklimur Reza, Secretary ’66 Foundation, Engr. Mukhlesur Rahman, Vice President, ’66 Foundation, Engr. Ataur Rahman Chaudhury, Membership and Fellowship Secretary, ’66 Foundation and Messrs. Kh. Asraful Islam, Alim Khan and Abul Kalam Azafd from VAB.

Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Dr. Haroonur Rashid and Professor Jasimuz Zaman all expressed great appreciation to Engineers ’66 Foundation for their noble and useful venture. They congratulated the Foundation for embarking on service for the disadvantaged rural children and called for continued cooperation. They expressed the hope that all other alumni groups at BUET will be inspired to enter into similar pursuit.

Quality education for the underprivileged in rural Bangladesh.


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