Digital Bangladesh

Digital Bangladesh

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Downloads: 10 - 50 Saturday 15th April 2017 Report

Digital Bangladesh - Overview

------------ PAGE 1 ------------ DIGITAL BANGLADESH ------------ PAGE 2 ------------ Group Member • Majharul Islam • Muhammad Foyez Ahmed • Robin Raihan • Md Newaj • Shuvo Das 2 ------------ PAGE 3 ------------ About Digital Bangladesh • Digital Bangladesh is a wonderful vision that is dreamt by the government and the literate class for the technological development of Bangladesh. It is an Idea that includes the IT use for management, administration and governance to ensure transparency, accountability and answerability. 3 ------------ PAGE 4 ------------ What is Digital Bangladesh • Digital Bangladesh doesn’t only mean the broad use of computers , and embodies the modern philosophy of effective and useful use of technology in terms of implementing the promises in education , health , job placement and poverty reduction. Digital Bangladesh means a digital society which ensures an ICT driven knowledge- based society where information will be readily available online and where all possible tasks of the government, semi- government and also private spheres will be processed using the modern technology. So, " Digital Bangladesh" must guarantee efficient and effective use of modem ICT in all spheres of the society with a view to establishing good governance. ------------ PAGE 5 ------------ Philosophy of Digital Bangladesh • The philosophy of “ Digital Bangladesh” comprises ensuring people’s democracy and human rights , transparency , accountability , establishing justice and ensuring delivery of government services to the citizens of Bangladesh through maximum use of technology, with the ultimate goal being the overall improvement of the daily lifestyle of general people. This includes all classes of people and does not discriminate people in terms of technology. The government further emphasized on the four elements of “ Digital Bangladesh Vision” which are human resource development , people involvement , civil services and use of information technology in business. ------------ PAGE 6 ------------ Background Of Digital Bangladesh • On the eve of the election, Bangladesh Awami League, one of the major political parties, Frst declared vision 2021with the aim to turn Bangladesh into a digital country by the next decade. More than a month ago, the Bangladesh Computer Council also organized a computer fair with the theme " Digital Bangladesh". It refers to an e- state where all its activities of governance, commerce, education, agriculture etc will be powered by computer and internet. ------------ PAGE 7 ------------ Goals Millennium Development Goals : • GOAL 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. • GOAL 2: Achieve universal primary education. • GOAL 3: Promote gender equity and empower women. • GOAL 4: Reduce child mortality. • GOAL 5: Improve maternal health. ------------ PAGE 8 ------------ Continue • GOAL 6: Conne cting Citizens and Government • GOAL 7: Ensure environmental sustainability • GOAL 8: Develop a global partnership for development ------------ PAGE 9 ------------ Achievement • Educational sector. • Social sector. • Agricultural sector. • E commerce • ICT sector ------------ PAGE 10 ------------ Education Sector • Online Form Fill Up. • ICT subject mandatory in school. • Free education up to degree. • Distributing books among the students at the first day of the year. • Every School has a mandatory library equipped with necessary books. ------------ PAGE 11 ------------ Social sector • Rural development such as safe drinking water, sanitation, education. • Vocational training institutes across the country produce skilled manpower both for domestic and overseas employment. • Women empowerment. • Child mortality reduced. ------------ PAGE 12 ------------ Agriculture sector • Agriculture sector has grown annually at an average growth rate of 3.9 percent during Awami League tenure. • In 35 districts, government has arranged to supply tractors, power tillers, harvesters and other agricultural equipment at 25 percent subsidized price. • supply seeds and fertilizers to the farmers free of cost. ------------ PAGE 13 ------------ Continue • 10 ICT labs have been introduced. 15 multimedia e- books have been prepared for farmers. • Introduced krishi call centers. • Agriculture related information through SMS service • Agriculture based bangla website. • Agricultural input assistance ------------ PAGE 14 ------------ E Commerce Sector • Ready Made Garments ( RMG). • Banking sectors ( Online Banking). • Online Shopping. • Web Hosting, Domain. • Oil and Gas sector etc. • Online Transportation System, Hotel Management and Tourism etc. ------------ PAGE 15 ------------ ICT Sector • Online information center: • Digital Info Centres in Union and Upazila Parishads. • Information Portals in all 64 Districts Managed by DCs • Disaster early warning through mobile network. ------------ PAGE 16 ------------ Continue Conne cting Citizens and Government: • All 64 DC offices, PMO and Cabinet being connected with video conferencing. • Community radio being explored. Internet: • Affordable bandwidth price. • 3G service. ------------ PAGE 17 ------------ Continue ICT in buiseness: • 500 software and 500 ITES companies employing 25,000 people • 100 companies exporting $ 30M ( steady 20- 25% yearly increase) to 30 countries • ITES sub- sectors identified as growth areas • IT Park and Hi- tech park to attract FDI in ICT sector. Satellite: • BANGABANDHU- 1 Satellite. ------------ PAGE 18 ------------ The broad targets of Bangladesh by 2021 • 1. Achieve middle- income country status by 2021 through sustained annual rate of GDP at 10 per cent by 2021. • 2. Eradicate illiteracy after 2014, by ensuring 100 per cent net enrolment at primary level and turn Bangladesh into a country of educated people with adequate skills in information technology. • 3. Substantially eradicate poverty by bringing down the number of people living below the poverty line to 15%. • 4. Ensure a minimum intake of 2,122 k. cal/ person/ day of food for all and standard nutritional food to at least 85% of the population by 2021. ------------ PAGE 19 ------------ Continue • Reduce the unemployment rate to 15 percent. • Eradicate all contagious diseases and increase life expectancy to 70 years by 2021. • Generate 20,000 MW of electricity by 2021, such that it ensures per capita energy consumption to rise to 600 kwh. • Promote and deepen the application of information technology towards a digital Bangladesh. ------------ PAGE 20 ------------ Challenges Academic Sector: • Lack of technology- based Education. • Lack of experienced and trained teachers. • Poor training system of teachers • Private coaching Business. • Limited opportunities in IT sector. • Weakness in English . • Limited wages for teachers. • Lack of awareness in IT sector. ------------ PAGE 21 ------------ Challenges Lacking Manpower: • less people to expand the IT sector. • lack of baseline information. • lack of vocational training institute. • lack of opportunities for women. • Lack of invitation for the youngsters . • Tendency od moving abroad ------------ PAGE 22 ------------ Challenges Lack of professionalism: • Lack of scope to develop software industry • Scarcity of skilled team leader / manager • Lack of eagerness to achieve INT. Recognition • Lack of knowledge among GOVT. stocks holders • Immense interest for other Businesses • Lack of resources and structural limitations. • Insufficient “ EQUAL - CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT FUND”. ------------ PAGE 23 ------------ Conclusion • It is said “ hope springs eternal in the human breast” we also hope that we shall be able to turn our war- shattered country into a digital Bangladesh by bringing about an all round development through all- out efforts of people of a all walks of life.
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