Young generation needs grant management training
03 August 2015, Nirapad News: Speakers at a discussion said the youths both boys and girls need training on grant management relating to the activities of local government institutions for grooming up their latent knowledge on the issues.
They viewed the youths should come forward towards ensuring the optimization of the system of local government with people participation.
The observation came at a daylong training workshop on grant management for youths titled “Transparency, Accountability, Inclusiveness and Citizenship” held at Jahanabad Shataful Training Center in Mohanpur Upazila of the district yesterday.
The Hunger Project Bangladesh organized the training in association with PRODIGY program and British Council focusing on citizenship, governance and local governance and good governance sector.
PRODIGY program intends to build the capacity of young people to ensure good governance in local government activities and they can lead people participation. It also works to promote civic participation and advocate the principles of integrity, accountability, transparency and inclusive at the heart of good governance.
Field Coordinator of PRODIGY Program Subrata Kumar Paul and Program
Officers Masum Rusel, Jewel Rana and Israfil Hosain conducted the training as resource persons.
From now on, the trainees will find out the problems of their respective areas. They will implement the Social Action Project to announce the problems among all the people, policymakers and the local government representatives.
The training included several individual and group presentations on social issues through which participants demonstrated their creativity and communication skills.
The participants will be working together to implement these projects in their communities in the near future.
More than 36-youth particularly from the poor and marginalized families took part in the course gathering knowledge on how to manage grants for ensuring and increasing transparency, accountability, inclusivity and citizenship in local government activities.