Friday, January 28, 2022

India launches soft skills training programme for women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

The High Commission of India in association with the ICT Ministry of Bangladesh and Women & E-commerce and SilkOak global limited launched an year long soft skills training programme in Dhaka on Wednesday. The training programme will help the women entrepreneurs of Bangladesh to develop communication skills and presentation skills among other soft skills beneficial to facilitate their business efforts.

More than 700 women entrepreneurs have already registered for the training series, said a press release of the High Commission of India. The programme will be run in hybrid mode with physical workshops and virtual learning elements.

The programme was inaugurated by the Bangladesh State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak and High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami.

Speaking during the inaugural function, ICT Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak appreciated the design of the hybrid training programme. High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami said that India attaches priority to supporting authentic efforts within Bangladesh to enhance skills of the dynamic women entrepreneur community in the country.

He also announced that the High Commission of India will support the establishment of the ‘Ishwara Chandra Vidyasagar’ Library by ‘Women & E-commerce’ at their premises through the donation of books and e-readers.

The soft skills training program is part of the ‘50 years of Bangladesh’ celebrations as well as the ‘75 years of Indian independence’ celebrations, ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

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