Speakers here called upon the women to come forward to partake in technical and vocational education without any hesitation for taking the country forward, Agencies report
They said technical and vocational education and training among the women is critically important for achieving the national development.
The speakers made this observation while addressing a meeting on importance of technical education for women held at Rajshahi Women Technical Training Centre (RWTTC) here on Sunday.
Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) Shafiqul Islam addressed the meeting as chief guest with RWTTC Principal Nazmul Haque in the chair. RMP Deputy Commissioner Tanveer Haider Chowdhury and Senior Assistant Commissioner Ifte Khayer Alam also spoke.
RMP Commissioner Shafiqul Islam viewed technical education could be effective means of building competent and skilled human resources. It would be vital for substantial and sustainable growth of national economy.
He said need-based vocational training for the female youths of poor families is very important. At the same time, post-training employment can eradicate unemployment problem.
“We have no way but to generate more technically and technologically sound women to meet up the social demands as it is being increased gradually,” he mentioned.
The entrepreneurs should come forward towards establishing small and medium industries in the region to create employment opportunities for regional development, he added.
Shafiqul Islam also conducted a pre-departure class of some outgoing overseas male workers urging them to brighten the country’s image in abroad through their sincere and punctual works.