Sheikh Hasina: Pioneer of Digital Bangladesh, Humanitarian Leadership & Progress

The greatest Bengali, who led the nation for freedom from the thousand-years-chain of subordination, was none but Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He finally declared independence on March 26 in 1971, following the two-long decades of struggles for freedom. The Bengali nation leapt into the war at the risk of their lives. The whole 55,000 squa...

Sajeeb Wazed Joy: A Dedicated Soul with Visionary Goal

M Nazrul Islam: The responsibility for man, where there is no limit, is the responsibility of the great men. The life of a great man is a spiritual journey as well as a relentless pursuit to find the truth, remove obstacles from the lives of others and care for them so that they can reach the height of their potential. Rabindranath Tagore writ...

Bangladesh: An example of how to use "Digital Systems' to fight Coronavirus

By the time, Bangladesh detected the first case of coronavirus on March 8, 2020, the country has become an enlightened digital state. As electricity and the internet have reached remote villages, the government ensured all necessary services for the ordinary people maintaining social distances during the pandemic. Before the 2008 general electio...

Digital Bangladesh: From Fiery March to the World’s Wonder

Who could have ever thought that Bangladesh would share the realm in the space from the state of the bottomless basket? But it is now the reality that our Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is orbiting the earth as the 57th country in the world. It has made things possible to extend internet and satellite facilities, telemedicine, e-learning, e-banking and...

More than 1 crore farmers to get smart agriculture cards

The government has decided to provide farmers with smart agriculture cards to digitalise the agricultural system in the country. More than 1 crore will be given smart cards. To this end, a project has been taken up at a cost of Tk108 crore to provide area- and demand-based agricultural services and ensure the exchange of agricultural informatio...

Freelancing boom and its potential for the Bangladesh economy

Hiren Pandit: The digitalisation of many professions around the world has contributed to creating a new, competitive and innovative labour market. Self-employed people who mostly work from home have been sharply rising in numbers in the past years than in the past two decades. It took a pandemic to make some people realize that you don’t ...

Bangabandhu's Golden Bengal: My Village My Town

Hiren Pandit: The New Year 2022 started with the commitment to implement the goal of sustainable development with Leave NO One Behind. Multiple mega projects will be inaugurated this year. The construction work of 10 mega projects and 100 economic zones including the Padma Multipurpose Bridge is going on at a fast pace. These 10 mega projects w...

Digital Bangladesh's Transformation under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Leadership

Digital Bangladesh's Transformation under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's Leadership

HPM Sheikh Hasina for ensuring easy transfer of technologies to developing countries

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for ensuring easy transfer of available technologies to developing nations so that they can face the toughest challenges of the 4th industrial revolution (4IR) in keeping pace with the developed countries. Joining virtually the closing ceremony of a conference on the 4IR from her official Ganabhaban resid...

Awami League delivered on promise to build Digital Bangladesh by 2021: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister's ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy today said that Awami League has already delivered on its promise to build Digital Bangladesh by the year 2021. "We have another milestone to reach -- joining the league of developed countries by the year 2041," he said in a message shared on his verified Facebook page. Joy said this 50th year of v...

HPM Sheikh Hasina gets WITSA 2021 Award

The World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) today named Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for its Eminent Persons Award for 2021 for her fight against fundamentalism, militancy and terrorism and her dedication to the Bangladeshi people's fundamental rights, dignity, self-sufficiency and prosperity. The award was decaled at the Wor...

Sajeeb Wazed gets ASOCIO Leadership Award- 2021

Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has been conferred with “ASOCIO Leadership Award-2021” for his contribution to bringing unprecedented change in the country's ICT sector. On behalf of Sajeeb Wazed Joy, State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak received the award on Friday on the second day of World Cong...

Sheikh Hasina: The Pioneer of Progress

The greatest Bengali, who led the nation for freedom from the thousand-years-chain of subordination, was none but Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He finally declared independence on March 26 in 1971, following the two-long decades of struggles for freedom. The Bengali nation leapt into the war at the risk of their lives. The whole 55,000 squa...

The next step of Digital Bangladesh is building a cashless society: Sajeeb Wazed

Prime Minister’s ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy today said that the next step of digital Bangladesh is building a cashless society to ensure transparency, accountability and mobility in financial transactions. “The next dream of digital Bangladesh is to make a cashless society. The blaze service is a part of the cashless ...

HPM Sheikh Hasina joins 1,083 videoconferences in eight months

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's official engagement through videoconferences or online platforms almost tripled in the last eight months compared to the last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "She (the premier) took part in 475 video conferences in 2020 while the number of her online official engagement stood at 1,083 in the past eight months," P...

Digital Bangladesh brainchild of Joy: HPM Sheikh Hasina

The prime minister said running the state in this Covid-19 pandemic would have been impossible had the initiatives for Digital Bangladesh not been implemented. Sheikh Hasina said 27 July was a special day for her as her only son Joy was born on this day in 1971. Joining a function on the occasion of the National Public Service Day and distribu...

Digital Platforms to Fight Coronavirus

Bangladesh has made immense progress in the information technology world thanks to the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the right direction and supervision of Prime Minister’s Adviser on Information and Communication Technology, Sajeeb Wazed Joy. Especially during the Covid period, our education, administration, judiciary...

Digital Bangladesh Consolidating the Dauntless Journey of PM Sheikh Hasina

Hiren Pandit: According to the declaration of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the free flow of information technology is one of the means to take Bangladesh forward in the Golden Jubilee of independence towards a middle-income country. The path of digital Bangladesh of the last 12 years has made us confident and created acceptance to the people. ...

Ministry of Land setting up online payment system for all land-related fees

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Land and Payment Gateway Channel Service Providers Upay, Nagad and Bkash, and Banking Services Providers United Commercial Bank (UCB) to set up a system with the facility of online payment of all land-related fees at the conference room of the Ministry of Land today, Mon...

Digital Bangladesh - Vision 2021: The Secret of Bangladesh’s Transformation

In order to survive in this age of globalization, we must focus on information technology. It is almost impossible to keep pace with the current world without the development of information technology. The Bangladesh Awami League announced in their election manifesto that by 2021, 50 years of independence, Bangladesh would be digital and in con...