The government and garment manufacturers in Bangladesh have signed an MoU to impart training to oven/knit machine to develop skill of ethnic groups and absorb them to the garment industry.
Under the MoU, different courses will be organized on skill development and employment for minor ethnic communities living in plan land. While Skill for Employment Investment Programme (SEIP) will provide training support, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) will offer jobs in the readymade garment sector to successful candidates on competition of the training at the Raiganj Computer and Technical Training Institute in Sirajganj, an official release said.
There will be two skills development courses of two months duration – Oven Machine Operation and Knit Machine Operation on a pilot basis at the training institute of Sirajganj. The initiative will be expanded to other training institutes/centers depending on the success of the pilot programme, the official added.