Joy Bangla Youth Award-2022
Published: 12 Nov 2022, 06:55 pm
Wazed Joy, Chairperson of the Center for Research and Information (CRI) and the Prime
Minister's Information and Communication Technology Affairs Adviser, said, I
believe we will transform Bangladesh from a middle-income country to a
developing country. And it will happen within our lifetime. We will solve our
own problems with our own hard work and talent.
He said these things at the 'Joy Bangla Youth Award-2022' ceremony at the Sheikh Hasina Youth Development Institute in Savar on Saturday (November 12) afternoon.
Sajeeb Wazed Joy also handed over the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2022 to the winners at the ceremony.
In the sixth edition of the event, 10 youth organisations received the award under five categories.
The winners in the category of 'Climate and Innovation' are Robolife Technologies (Joy Barua) and BK School and Research (Bijon Kumar).
Boson Biggan Sangho (Muhammad Majedur Rahman) and Ucchash (Prasenjit Kumar Saha) won the award in the category of 'Community Wellness'.
In the category of 'Culture and Communications' two winners are Youth Planet (ABM Mahmudul Hasan) and BigyanPriyo (Muhammad Saon Mahmud).
Mojar School (Aryan) and Milon Smriti Pathagar (Asaduzzaman) received the award in the category of 'Skill and Employment'.
Switch Bangladesh Foundation (Md Mainul Ahsan), Bindu Women Development Organization (Jannatul Mawa) got the award in 'Social Inclusion' category.
The 10 organisations were selected from over 600 applications from youth organizations.
Apart from the award, two persons were conferred with 'Lifetime Joy Bangla Youth Award' for their special contributions to the country.
Ahsan Habib, cartoonist and chief editor of magazine 'Unmad' and writer and researcher Youngguang Mro were conferred with the lifetime award. Habib got the award in 'Pathfinder' category while Mro in 'Writing and Research' category.
The award is designed to recognise countrywide young changemakers, help them network among themselves and enhance the services which they are already providing to their communities.
Since its inception in November 2014, Young Bangla, the youth wing of Centre for Research and Information (CRI), has been conferring Joy Bangla Youth Award to the youths and youth organisations successfully involved in changing the social paradigm in their respective areas.