Technical and vocational students were urged to become enriched with power of skill and innovation for making themselves competent workforce to meet the demands of the modern era.
Speakers came up with the observation while addressing a seminar on importance of skill competition at conference hall of Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in the city on Saturday. RPI organised the seminar as part of its daylong regional skills competition, reports BSS.
They observed that skills competition can flourish latent talents and innovative capacity of the technical students.
Marking the event, RPI also arranged a colourful rally joined by Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton as chief guest.
Mayor Liton said that the present government has created scopes of arranging skills competition for the students across the country every year so that they can boost their capacity.
He called upon the youths to come forward to participate in technical and vocational education for taking the country forward. He opined that technical, vocational education and training among the young generation is very important for achieving the national development.
Liton viewed technical education could be effective means of building competent and skilled human resources. “We need more technically and technologically sound workforce to meet the social demands,” he added. He also underscored the need for quality improvement of technical education for substantial and sustainable boosting the number of entrepreneurship.
Commissioner of Rajshahi Division Nur-Ur-Rahman addressed the seminar as chief guest while Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Alamgir Kabir spoke as special guest with RPI Principal Engineer Farid Uddin Mahmud in the chair.