IDEA, CT Bangladesh sign MoU to train underprivileged youth in IT

CodersTrust Bangladesh is to train hundreds of thousands youths from underprivileged, disadvantaged group of people under a new collaboration with Innovation Design & Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) of ICT Division of the Ministry of Information Technology.

The goal is to reach out over 200 thousand of underprivileged people with IT knowledge and capacity by 2022, a press release said.

Both CodersTrust Bangladesh and IDEA Tuesday (Dec 8) signed a Memorandum of Understanding- MoU in this connection.

Mr. N M Ziaul Alam, Senior Secretary, ICT Division was present as chief guest while Aziz Ahmad, Chairman and founder of CodersTrust Bangladesh and CEO of UTC Associates, joined from USA to preside over the event.

Mr. Syed Mojibul Haque, Project Director ( IDEA) and Additional secretary, ICT Division and Mr Ataul Goni Osmani, Country Director of CodersTrust Bangladesh signed the MoU on their respective sides.

“We hope and believe CodersTrust Bangladesh will jointly work with ICT division to create a sustainable impact for the making of Digital Bangladesh,” N M Ziaul Alam said in his speech as Chief Guest.

Expressing his excitement about this collaboration with Bangladesh ICT ministry, Mr Aziz Ahmad said, “CodersTrust Bangladesh’ mission is to train millions of underprivileged, disadvantaged group of people through this collaboration.

This will help the youths to quickly become a part of global workforce, he added.

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