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WIFI PROGRAM TO TRAIN 30 THOUSAND WOMEN IN ICT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The ICT Division is set to train 30 thousand women in ICT and entrepreneurial skills and scale up ICT in the next three years as part of a flagship program of the UN Asian and Pacific Training Center for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) in Bangladesh. The program is titled ‘Women

A GLIMPSE INTO A SMART WORLD

On the eve of 5th July, 2017, Professor Saifur Rahman addressed a large crowd of people at Grameenphone’s headquarters in Bashundhara, Dhaka, with a lecture on how the Internet of Things (IoT) was playing a huge role in building a Smart City Connected Community. Rahman completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering

bKash SHOWS THE ‘FINTECH WAY’ TO THE FINANCE MAJORS

  If ‘financial technology’ or ‘fintech’ is the upcoming blockbuster, then bKash, Bangladesh’s poster boy of fintech on July 13, this year has chosen an appropriate theatre to release its trailer-an auditorium full of enthralled finance majors. What some 400 students of Finance on that day had learned from seasoned professionals, academicians

A FAR-SIGHTED BUDGET WITH EVERYONE UNDER THE TAX BASE, BUT FOREIGN INVESTORS NEED MORE ACCESS

In a post-budget analysis session, PwC, one of the global ‘big four’ auditors and professional service providers, communicated its analysis and observations on the national budget for the fiscal year 2017-18, which Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed before the parliament on June 1. The press event was attended by journalists from

BANGLADESH PREPARED TO GET A SPACE IN WORLD STARTUP MAP-PALAK

The entrepreneurship minded youth of Bangladesh have already been able to garner recognition in the world for making significant inroads into the startup culture, State Minister of ICT Division, Zunaid Ahmed Palak said. The State Minister also lauded the media for showcasing this success while addressing an award giving ceremony organized

LANKABANGLA NISCHINTO LAUNCHED FOR THE RETAIL INVESTORS

  -Fintech Report LankaBangla Investments Limited (LBIL) had officially launched a monthly investment scheme titled `LankaBangla Nishchinto’ for the retail investors, especially those who have limited knowledge on the capital market yet want to gain higher return on their savings. The launching ceremony was held on May 15 at the Samson H Chowdhury

CODING THE WAY TO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT-NATIONAL GIRLS’ PROGRAMMING CONTEST 2017 HELD

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division is working significantly for enhancing women participation in the ICT industry. As a part of its ongoing effort the ICT Division of Bangladesh Government arranged the final round of National Girls’ Programming Contest 2017 on May 9, 2017 at the auditorium of Daffodil

ONE STOP SERVICE TO OPEN DOOR OF OPPORTUNITY FOR INVESTORS WITHIN SIX MONTHS

A one stop service (OSS) facility designed to expedite and ease the procedure of investment is set to launch within the next six months. It was announced during the "One Stop Service Act 2017 (proposed)" seminar held on April 29. The “One Stop Service Act 2017 (proposed)” has been put forward

BASIS LAUNCH SMART CARD FOR MEMBERS

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is a leading business organization in IT sector of the country. BASIS started its journey since 1997 and more than a thousand members are working for it. This huge number of members are playing a significant role in implementing vision 2021 of

BRAC becomes first Bangladeshi university to launch satellite

In collaboration with BRAC University Electrical & Electronic Club (BUEEC) and Robotics Club of BRAC University (ROBU), a program titled “BRAC ONNESHA: Beyond the Horizon” was organized at UBT Auditorium on March16, 2017 to honour three BRAC students who developed the nano-satellite “Onnesha”. Onnesha is the first ever satellite developed

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