Virtual Launch of BdeshJaatra: the self-sustainable online support platform for migrants

The Bdeshjaatra is a digital information platform under the project, ‘Bangladesh: Sustainable Reintegration and Improved Migration Governance (Prottasha)’, which is led by Government of the people's Republic of Bangladesh, funded by the European Union and implemented by IOM Bangladesh in partnership with BRAC. It can be accessed by both webpage (https://bdeshjaatra.com/) and Android App on Google Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bdjobs.bideshjatra&hl=en) designed especially for migrants and their families in Bangla which is developed by Bdjobs.com Limited (https://bdjobs.com/) under the close supervision of the International Organization for Migration Bangladesh. This application size is 6.10MB in google play store mobile and can be used with limited bandwidth, even in offline cache. It is suitable for users in Bangladesh with low data usage as well as users in countries of destination. The Bdeshjaatra contains the relevant information on safe migration, sustainable reintegration and better remittance management covering the four parts of the migration-cycle: pre-decision stage, pre-departure stage, migration stage and return stage.

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