LEDP Project produces skilled freelancers


The government initiates Learning and Earning Development Project (LEDP) under ICT Division is working relentlessly to train youth generation across the country for emerging an outsourcing skilled human resource. 

So far, at least 3,000 trainees from Cumilla, Noakhali, Laxmipur and Chandpur have received 200 hours free training under LEDP Project’s Lot-10. The young people have become self-sufficient and started earning US Dollars. BASE Limited and XPONENT InfoSystem (PVT) Limited have jointly implemented the project.

After the completion of foundation and specialization training on graphic design, web design & development and digital marketing, the students of these four districts have earned more than US$50,000 dollar from online marketplaces - freelancer.com, fiverr.com, seoclerk.com and other platforms. Apart from this, after receiving hands-on training many of them are also contributing project based outsourcing now.

Officials from Base Limited and XPONENT InfoSystem (PVT) Limited said, “Trainees of Learning and Earning Development Project’s (LEDP) Lot-10 from Cumilla, Noakhali, Laxmipur and Chandpur have brought great success for us. They are now earning regularly realizing their skills and talents.”

They also thanked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, PM’s ICT Adviser and Architect of Digital Bangladesh SajeebWazed Joy and State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak for making the LEDP a successful project. Since the inception of the project, State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak also been guiding round-the-clock.

Among the trainees, Ahmed Akbar bin Kabir, Md. AhsanulHaque, Faisal UddinRana, Md. ShahriarHossain, Sajeeb Chandra Das, MizanurRahman, DelwarHossain, TamannaAkhterBithi, RubiaAkhter and many more have successfully started earning ranging US$100 to US$1,200 dollar.

Mentionable, Learning and Earning Development Project (LEDP) offered graphics design, web design and development and digital marketing training at 492 upazilas in 64 districts across the country. Under this project, LEDP is now providing training to 40,000 youths to make themselves skilled human resources.