Over 0.236m to get job in ICT sector: PM
The government has undertaken initiatives to set up Hi-Tech Park, Software Technology Park and IT Village in the country aimed at creating employment for over 0.236 million (2,36,500) people.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this in the Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) on Wednesday.
Replying to a starred question from treasury bench member Ali Azam of Bhola-2, she informed the House that the government has undertaken projects and programmes for creating jobs for the 2,36,500 by installing Bangabandhu Hi- Tech City at Gazipur, Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park at Jessore, Hi-Tech Park at Sylhet (Sylhet Electronics City), Barendra Silicon City at Rajshahi, 12 IT parks, Mohakhali IT Village and Janata Tower Software Technology Park in Dhaka.
Of them, Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City at Gazipur would create jobs for 70,000 people, while Sheikh Hasina Software Technology Park at Jessore to generate 10,000 jobs, Hi-Tech Park at Sylhet (Sylhet Electronics City) to create 50,000 jobs, Barendra Silicon City at Rajshahi to generate 14,000 jobs, 12 IT parks would create 60,000 jobs, Mohakhali IT Village to create 30,000 employment and Janata Tower Software Technology Park would facilitate 2,500 people with employment, the PM said.
With the development of the Information Technology sector, the IT and the ITES sector would also be developed alongside expansion of IT market and creation of huge employment, she added.
source – BSS