Youth are the vehicle of economic development:QK Ahmad

Published : 10 Oct 2020 06:49 PM | Updated : 10 Oct 2020 09:02 PM

Eminent Economist Dr.QaziKholquzzaman Ahmad on Saturday said that youth are the vehicle of economic development.

He was addressing a National seminar on "Creativity and Youth on Socio-Economic Perspective of Bangladesh" of Master of Entrepreneurship Economics and Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Economics students of Dhaka School of Economics as Chief Guest.

Dhaka School of Economics organized the program on virtual platform.

He said that though the Government of Bangladesh during pandemic situation has prepared rules, strategies and agendas for youth wellbeing and implementing these programs through GOs and NGOs   irrespective of all age-grades and regions, face a lot of socio-cultural problems in which they cannot expand and allow themselves correctly especially dilemma of executing govt. plans and procedures.

Three papers were presented by the students  FarhanaHussainbintee, HumayaraTabassum, Mahmudul Islam in the  program.

Session Chair of the programme  Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mahboob Ali argued that to conquer the youth's troubles in relation to their development and empowerment  during pandemic situation measures must be executed timely  as per govt. directives. 

He pointed out that youth are future leaders and they should be within the framework of the development process through creativity and online business procedure as well as maintaining social distance by singing, recitation, gardening and other creative hobbies.

 However, at any cost our y future resources must refrain from any sort of torture, violence, drug addiction by the youth.

RehanaParvin and Sara Tasneem, Assistant Professors of the Dhaka School of Economics also address in the national conference.

Speakers pointed out that Youth in a country is the majority feasible and likely person supply not only in inhabitants’ arrangement however too in community arrangement who are getting gradual involvement mainly by online . Youth are the largest legion in times gone by number in Bangladesh.

 In the country youth is in populace between the ages of 18 and 35 years to create around 50 million of the inhabitants. 

The bulk of young people live in rural and   urban areas though internet disparity prevails during pandemic situations. Mobile platforms nearby have given   fresh   opportunities for striking force for youth, they said. 

During the pandemic situation youth populace face losses due to COVID 19 as those who are earning their bread and butter cannot do so said by the paper presenters today (10 October,2020)at the programme of Master of Entrepreneurship Economics and Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Economics students of Dhaka School of Economics and students of University of Dhaka and Comilla University  said.