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Skills Competition-2018 launched

Education Minister for investing in innovations by technical students

 Education Minister for investing in innovations by technical students
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Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inquires a project after inaugurating Skills Competition-2018 organised by Skills and Training Enhancement Project in the city on Thursday.

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Skills Competition-2018, an event organised for the diploma-level engineering students of the country, has launched with the aim to promote innovation and introduce them to industries.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid inaugurated the competition at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in the capital on Thursday as the chief guest.
Speaking on the occasion, he urged the entrepreneurs and business people to patronise skill-based innovation of the students of technical education for the overall development of the country, says a press release.
Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP), a joint project of Bangladesh government, Canada and World Bank, organised the Skills Competition.
It has been organising the competition for the diploma-in-engineering students of the country since 2014.
Innovations or projects which took part in last four years' Skills Competition were displayed before potential investors at the event.
In his address, the minister said, "Education is our priority and technical education is the priority of the priorities. Education should be skill-based. Education without skill create burden for individual, family, society and the country,"
He said modern and quality technical and vocational education and training can contribute greatly to the economic development of a country. The government has already taken initiative to modernise education system, he added.
Nahid said, "If the innovative projects developed by our students are patronised, they will be encouraged and innovate more and more projects as per the demand of the time and soil."
He said the government has already ensured more than 14 percent enrolment in the technical education which was only 1 percent before the Awami League government assumed officer.
"The government is working hard to up lift it to 20 percent by 2020 and 30 percent by 2030," he added.
The minister said Bangladesh needs to provide the young generation with technical education so that it can achieve the middle income status by 2021 and developed country status by 2041.
Additional Secretary of Technical and Madrasa Education Division (Admin and Development) AKM Zakir Hossain Bhuiyan, Additional Secretary of Technical and Madrasa Education Division (Madrasa) Rawnak Mahmud, Director General of Directorate of Technical Education Ashoke Kumar Biswas, Chairman of Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) Dr Md Mostafizur Rahman, and Senior Operations Officer of World Bank Dr Mokhlesur Rahman were also present at the programme as the special guests.

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