CARE Bangladesh, a non-government organisation (NGO) on Tuesday held a daylong job fair for unemployed youth at Technical Training Centre (TTC) of Sadar upazila in the district.
Deputy Commissioner Abdul Matin inaugurated the fair where job-seekers and different companies including PRAN RFL, Standard Group, Partex Group, Cementech and Naheed Cotton Mills participated.
CARE Bangladesh organised the programme in collaboration with USAID and Strengthening Household Ability to Respond to Development Opportunities (SHOUHARDO) III.
A discussion programme on “Linking Potential employers with skilled youths” was also arranged at the fair, said a press release.
Police Superintendent, Muhammad Towhidul Islam and Chief of Party of SHOUHARDO Ishrat Shabnam were also present there as the Special Guests.
A total of 600 trainees from Gaibandha and 150 youths from Sirajganj took part in the job fair.
Under SHOUHARDO III, 6,243 youths (3,006 males and 3,237 females) received training in the last financial year while over 2,700 youths among them are now engaged in self or wage employment.