The government has taken a plan to select and train 1,000 workers in each upazila for overseas jobs annually.
Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry officials told New Age that the plan was taken to cut down workers’ migration costs.
They said that the names of workers keen to work abroad would be enlisted in the upazila wise database.
The recruiting agencies would be asked to select and send workers from the database.
Eliminating brokers and middlemen from the migration process is also a goal of the plan, they said.
Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training director general Salim Reza said that the government was serious about implementing the plan.