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Digitisation becomes irreversible: Speakers


The ongoing digitisation has already become an irreversible process easing civic life and accelerating progress in every sector to build a middle income Bangladesh, speakers said here Saturday afternoon.
They were addressing the launching ceremony of the two-day Digital Innovation Fair- 2015 being organised by Pirganj upazila administration on Kachhimon Nesa Girls’ High School premises in Pirganj upazila town in the district.Pirganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer ATM Ziaul Islam attended the ceremony and inaugurated the fair as the chief guest with Upazila Secondary Education Officer Muhammad Mahtab Uddin in the chair.General Secretary of Pirganj upazila Awami League (AL) Tazimul Islam Shamim, Pirganj upazila Vice-chairman Monayem Sarker Manu and Headmaster of the school Anwarul Islam Manu Sarder addressed the ceremony as the special guests.Officials, heads of government departments, educational institutions, NGO officials and entrepreneurs of the union digital centres (UDCs), teachers, students, youths, adolescents, politicians, public representatives, professionals and elite were present.Different government departments, non-government organisations, UDCs, educational and other institutions have set up 30 stalls in the fair displaying various newer digital innovations, service providing techniques, devices and technologies.
The speaker said learning and utilisation of the latest information and communication technologies (ICT) have already become popular to ensure easier access of the mass people to internet and digital devices accelerating national development.
They said that the Prime Minister’s Vision 2021 in the present context of globalisation has been playing vital role to achieve goals of the Charter of Changes in turning Bangladesh into a corruption-free middle income nation very soon.They said thousands of thronging youths and students in the fair on the inaugural day and their interests in the ICT and digital devices have been proving that Bangladesh has been moving faster and effectively towards the right directions.They appreciated the innovative digital ways in providing all government services to the people at their doorsteps easily in a hassle-free manner at the lowest costs using the ICT under the Access to Information (A2I) Programme.The chief guest said the fair would definitely sensitise and bridge the people further with the ICT, digital devices, computers, internet and rights to information in getting all government services more easily in the process of building a middle income nation. BSS, Rangpur


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