Govt attaches top priority to technical edn

Secretary of Technical and Madrasha Education Division under the Ministry of Education Munshi Shahabuddin Ahmed has said that the present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has attached top priority to technical education aimed at generating skilled human resources.

“The government is pledge-bound to take the country forward through substantial and sustainable improvement of technical and vocational education,” he said while addressing a seminar here yesterday as the chief guest, reports BSS.

Rajshahi Polytechnic Institute (RPI) organized the seminar titled “Technical Education: Opportunities and Challenges” in its conference hall in the city.

Director General of Directorate of Technical Education Rawnak Mahmud, Director General of Directorate of Madrasha Education Shafiuddin Ahmed, Commissioner of Rajshahi division Nur-Ur-Rahman and Chairman of Madrasha Education Board Professor Murad Hossain Mollah addressed the seminar as special guests. RPI Principal Engineer Farid Uddin Ahmed presided over the programme.

Madrasah education is an important education system in the country, Shahabuddin said, adding steps have been taken to incorporate technical education under madrasah for transforming the students into competent workforces.

Later on, Shahabuddin also addressed an integrity related seminar and a workshop on dengue awareness at the same venue with Principal of Rajshahi Mohila Polytechnic Institute Omor Faruque in the chair.