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Stopping corruption possible by using ICT: Palak

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said stopping corruption is possible by ensuring desired utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). “We need to stop corruption to further expedite the development in the country. Using of ICT can become handy in this regard. We have managed to stop corruption in land sector by using ICT,” he said, reports BSS. plkPalak said these while addressing a views exchange meeting with local representatives, government officials and newsmen at Natore Circuit Hous...

KT Corp’s digital outreach project in BD

Korea’s KT Corp. has celebrated the first anniversary of GiGA Island, a project to address the digital divide by connecting Moheshkhali, a small island located in the southeast part of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, with wireless services. The company said on Thursday it held a ceremony to mark the progress of the corporate CSV (Creating Shared Value) initiative on the island in the presence of the Bangladesh Ministry of ICT, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and 500 islanders. KTGiGA Island aims to enhance the quality...

Deal signed to promote digital education

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ICT Division, Robi and online school ‘10 Minute School’ are going to work together for promoting digital education in the country. A tripartite agreement was signed recently among these organizations at the Janata Tower Software Development Park at Karwan Bazar in the capital. ICT Department’s Director General (Additional Secretary), Banamali Bhowmick; Robi’s Chief Corporate and People Officer (CCPO) Matiul Islam Nowshad and 10 Minute School’s Founder PR 1and CEO, Ayman Sadiq signed the agreement on behalf of their respective orga...

Robi 10 Minute School in Learning and Earning Mela

Robi and ICT Division have agreed to work together in utilizing the biggest online school of the country, Robi-10 Minute School. ICT Division’s “Learning and Earning” project will now be using the free quality digital education platform to complement its efforts to engage with the youth in promoting the concept of learning while earning. Launched in January 2014, the “Learning & Earning” project aims to enhance the capacity of 2-pr-picturefreelancers to increase self-employment by encouraging youth to pursue ...

No plan to block viber, imo, whatsapp, skype says BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Tuesday said it has no plan to block or restrict the free calling and social communication apps like viber, imo, whatsapp, skype in the country. Viber-Tango‘Besides, the government didn't issue any directive to the telecom regulator to block this OTT (over-the-top) or communication apps,’ said the regulator in a media statement. Referring to some media reports and publicity in social networking sites saying that BTRC is mulling to block those apps, the r...

ICAB, ICT division work together to build digital economy

If the ICT Division of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and the Institution of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh(ICAB) work together, the future digital Balance of Payment (BoP) destination would be- Bangladesh. As chief guest Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT), GOB made the remark at the launching ceremony of ICAB ERP System, CAATT Software and Online CPD Participation System & a Members’ Conference on Wednesday, 23 November 2016. Kamrul Abedin FCA, President- ICAB delivered welcome speech in the program while ICAB Council Member & Past President Muhammed Farhad Hussain FCA, and Council Member Gopal