The first e-awareness Olympiad in the country was launched with a view to raise cyber awareness among youths. Non-profit Social Enterprise Dnet partnered with ICT Division for implementing a project titled “e-Awareness for students against extremism (eASE),” an initiative funded by USAID’s Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Program.
As a part of the project, Dnet arranged online quizzes for students on a website -- www.cyberchamp.com.bd On May 8, 2020, final event of e-Awareness Olympiad was held live at the official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/cyberchamp2020).
More than four hundred students participated in the final round of the Olympiad with 200 emerged as winners of the event.
Final round participants will get a gift hamper as a token of appreciation. ICT Division Senior Secretary NM Zeaul Alam joined the live event as chief guest.
“Students must have the awareness on safe use of internet and responsible use of the internet can transform students into asset and skilled human recourses of the country,” Alam said.
Secretary of Ministry of Youth and Sports Md. Akter Hossain; Professor of Criminology Department of University of Dhaka, Dr. Zia Rahman; Chief of Party of USAID’s Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Program, Jerome Sayre; Governance and CVE Adviser, USAID Bangladesh, Rumana Amin; Chief Executive Officer of Dnet, ABM Sirajul Hossain, among others, attended the event. Around sixteen thousand people viewed the event live on Facebook.