YPSA’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) organized ICT training with the support of Counterpart International at three LDP working areas of Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong district. 210 youth leaders from Ramu, Sitakund and Mirsarai Upazila in 6 batches received training on “Youth Leadership Development and Empowerment through ICT” aiming to promote ICT into community development and proper utilization of ICT skill to empower themselves.
The first batch of ICT training held on December 21, 2015 at Youth Training Center of the Department of Youth Development of Cox’s Bazar. Mr. Mohammed Sanaullah, Deputy Director of DYD inaugurated
with presence of Counterpart International official and YPSA official.
ICT training for youth leaders of Sitakund started on 10th January, 2015 at YPSA-HRDC, Sitakund. The training was inaugurated by Ricardo Nass, Professor of Architectural Association, School of Architecture, London. Mirsarai Upazila based ICT training inaugurated by Upazila Youth Development Officer of Mirsarai on 14th January, 2015. The training ended in Khayachara union, Mirsarai on 16th Janaury with the participation of Md. Eklash Uddin, Community Specialist, Counterpart International.
A total of 70 participants from Each Upazila received the ICT training which means 210 youth leaders of Ramu, Sitakund and Mirsarai Upazila received the training. After completing the training, each participant got t-shirt, pen drive (8 GB) and other facilities as training materials. All 6 batches of ICT training facilitated by Bebek Kanti Das, ICT Ambassador and Program Officer of YPSA-LDP and ICT expert from the Department of Youth Development.
Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development Program), Syed Assraf Ullah, Project Coordinator and Prabal Barua, Program Officer of YPSA observed and monitored all 6 batches of ICT training workshops.