Bangladesh has taken a quantum leap in its march to transform the future into a Digital one under vision 2021. To this end, the Center for Research and Information and its youth led platform Young Bangla has rolled out a comprehensive initiative titled “Microsoft Service Engineer Development”. The scheme, the first of its kind in the country, aims at reaching out the youths at grass-root level and creating a skilled workforce around the country. Experts from Microsoft will provide those young minds with soft skill training, enhance their knowledge and make them competitive for the world.
As part of that initiative, a workshop was held at the Feni Government College on March 24. The event drew a spontaneous participation from a diversified youth group, numbered around 50, comprising college goers, university students and young professionals. Akhter Hossain Ovi, Microsoft Student Partner, presided over the event while, Nadim Mirza coordinator of Young Bangla Feni Zila unit, was responsible for the overall coordination. The workshop shed light on basic computing skills, along with the necessary operating skills while lessons were given as regards solution to some less know but frequently appeared problems. Impressed by the outcome of the event, all the participants opined that similar programmes need to be arranged on regular intervals. They also unanimously admitted that this event helped them develop a deeper interest in enhancing ICT based skills while the lessons have excelled their level of understanding in ICT. All the attendees were awarded certificates endorsed by Microsoft Bangladesh.