India has resumed the Bangladesh Delegation Programme 2022 after interruptions of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud and Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami jointly launched the programme at the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, reports BSS.
This International Youth Exchange Programme is part of an MoU signed between the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on Cooperation in Youth Matters.
Hundred young leaders from various walks of life will be selected from Bangladesh, for a hosted visit to India to travel to economic, technological, industrial, cultural and historical places of interest.
An open and inclusive selection process will be conducted by the High Commission of India through interviews across all eight Divisions of Bangladesh, to ensure diversity and selection of the best talent from across various segments of the society.
Distinguished alumni of previous programmes will be associated with the selection process
To apply, candidates may visit the website of the High Commission of India, Dhaka [www.hcidhaka.gov.in].
As part of their applications, candidates would have to fill in their CVs and share a link to a special short Facebook video that they must make.
The Facebook video - not exceeding 120 seconds - is an opportunity for each candidate to introduce themselves and express why they should be selected for the programme, etc.
More details can be found at www.facebook.com/BangladeshYouthDelegationToIndia.
The Launch Event was attended by nearly a hundred Bangladesh Youth Delegation Alumni and other Youth Icons from Bangladesh.
Several Bangladesh Youth Delegation Alumni helped organise and perform at the event, making it a very special, uniquely Bangladesh Youth Delegation product.