8.5 lakh potential migrant workers register with the BMET app



More than 8.5 lakhs of people looking to go overseas for jobs have registered with the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) via its Ami Probashi app within six months of its launch.

Dedicated to aspiring migrant workers, the app also helped raise $ 17 billion in revenue, according to a press release.

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The number of users of the app, led by the Ministry of Expatriate Welfare and the BMET, has already exceeded two million since it was launched in May.

The app offers online registration in the BMET database, job search, prioritized Covid-19 vaccine registration and many other functions for the community.

Aspiring migrants can search for government-recognized jobs through the app and gain access to numerous legitimate recruitment agencies for interviews, appointments, and face-to-face communication.

In addition, the app’s 24/7 call center and live chat facilities provide support and assistance to aspiring migrants and migrant workers abroad, the press release said.

Via the app, applicants with a migration background can also enroll digitally in 64 technical training centers and six marine technology institutes throughout Bangladesh and receive digital certification free of charge.

The app has already made priority registration of vaccines easier for more than 700,000 users. While the main purpose of the app was not to make vaccine registration easier, it does help integrate the priority vaccine protocol quickly so that aspiring migrants can avail of vaccination through their BMET database registration number.

Besides, it also helps to find details about the nearest passport offices, medical centers and Bangladeshi embassies abroad.

The app can provide vital data to the government to get a better idea of ​​the skills, location, preferred jobs and country of migrant applicants.



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