Freelancing is the Future: Polok

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Freelancing is the future. In order to ensure self-employment for 70 percent of the country's youth in the future, the ICT Department's Learning and Learning Project has launched an online training program. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Junayed Ahmed Polok on Sunday inaugurated the virtual 200-hour training on the web, graphics, and digital marketing in 15 districts as a pilot project.

ICT Secretary NM Ziaul Alam presided over the function while Learning and Learning Development Project Director (Deputy Secretary) Md. Akhtar Mamun and training materials planner Shafiul Alam spoke on the occasion. State Minister for ICT Junaid Ahmed Palak was the chief guest at the occasion.

Mentioning that 'technology has opened up knowledge', the state minister said at the time, under the Learning and Learning project, 1 lakh 85 thousand students registered to take online training. However, 40,000 people will be trained in 492 locations in the country, divided into 15 parts with PC and high-speed uninterrupted internet connection. For this 39 IT companies have been recruited. KPI is being given the utmost importance in training evaluation.

Junayed Ahmed Polok said, online class, is our future. And Corona has opened new horizons in online education. We hope that online classes will eliminate urban-rural inequality.

Mentioning that 'Internet Plus' has started in every sphere of life at this time, the state minister said that with the creation of high-speed internet and payment gateway infrastructure at the union level across the country, we are now able to start freelancer training activities online. Even after passing SSC and HSC, the visionary Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has continued this initiative in Corona to train the youth and make them self-employed.