99pc educated youths seek govt jobs: Survey

BSS . Dhaka | Update:

Almost all educated youths of the country seek government jobs, according to a new survey.

About 99 per cent educated youths of the country seek government jobs and of them, 57 per cent is female and 42 per cent male, the survey shows.

BRAC, the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGC) and BRAC University jointly conducted the BRAC Youth Survey-2018. The findings of the survey were revealed at a city hotel today.

State Minister for Sports and Youths? Zahid Ahsan Rasel, Secretary in
Charge of the ministry Md Jafar Uddin, BRAC acting executive director Asif Saleh and BIGC executive director Imran Matin were, among others, present on the occasion.

The survey says most of the rich and educated youths want to get standard education and establish business, while the illiterate or semiliterate youths coming from poor or lower-middle class families want to go abroad to earn money aiming to contribute to their families as well as ensure a bright future for their children.

Only one fifth of the youths believe that their education will help get a job, the survey reads.

Rasel said the government has decided to establish youth research centres in different parts of the country for their development.

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