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Registration for Bangladesh ICT Competition 2020 open till Dec 31

The opportunity for participating in the Bangladesh ICT Competition 2020 is open till the end of this month. This easy and free online registration process will require mobile phone number or email address verification and some simple information about the interested participant.  This dedicatedly designed competition for the science and engineering students

Govt putting emphasis on teaching info tech in schools: Palak

Zunaid Ahmed Palak/Photo: Collected State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak recently said it is impossible to increase economic growth without the use of technology and so the government has taken initiatives to teach information technology including coding in schools to create skilled human resources. He

BASIS delegation to follow the revised PPR Template on Software Procurement

BASIS President  Syed Almas Kabir recently led a meeting of a three-member delegation with Minister for Planning MA Mannan. During the meeting, BASIS delegation discussed in detail the implementation of BASIS' recommendations for prioritizing to local companies in the procurement of software and IT services in the government procurement policy and to follow

Bangladesh ICT webinar hosted by Tokyo Mission

Jointly organized by the Embassy of Bangladesh, Tokyo, and Fujitsu Research Institute, an online seminar on the prospect of Bangladesh’s IT sector in Japan held on August 27. More than 140 representatives from different Japanese companies and around 50 Bangladeshi companies attended the webinar. State Minister for ICT, Zunaid Ahmed Palak; Senior

Huawei starts Seeds for the Future 2020 to develop ICT talent in Bangladesh

Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited has inaugurated its annual program of ‘Seeds for the Future 2020 in Bangladesh’. The inauguration ceremony has been taken place virtually today, August 10, 2020, and attended by Zunaid Ahmed Palak, Minister of State for Information and Communication Technology Division as the Chief Guest. Zhang Zhengjun, the

Inauguration of Mentoring Program for the winners of Bangladesh-India jointly organized Hackathon takes place

The mentoring program started with the 10 winners of the recently concluded Bangladesh-India jointly organized National Hackathon. About 30 innovators from the winning teams of "National Hackathon on Frontier Technologies" are participating in this month-long mentoring program with the aim of solving the most citizen-centric 10 challenges of Bangladesh by

Gov to establish ‘Centre of Excellence on Frontier Technologies’

"The government will establish ‘Centre of Excellence on Frontier Technologies’ in different educational institutes in the country very soon", said ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak. Its purpose is to prepare the young generation for the fourth industrial revolution, said he on July 22 at a ‘Digital Education Materials Distribution Ceremony’ for ensuring

‘Cashless Pay’ launched in the country

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak on July 12 inaugurated the program of cashless payment-on-delivery solution ‘Cashless Pay’ through a video conference from his residence office. He put emphasis on ‘virtual currency’ as Bangladesh is going to cashless society soon as the banks are implementing digital payment systems