BASIS-BCC-JICA spearhead milestone project to upskill ICT engineer

Published : 26 Nov 2023 10:10 PM

Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is collaborating with the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in the JICA-BCC-BASIS TCP: Technical Cooperation Project. 

The duration of the project will be 42 months, which will be committed to advancing the ICT industry in Bangladesh by developing a sustainable framework for practical human resource development. 

This joint endeavor, under the banner of JICA-BCC-BASIS TCP, is a Technical Cooperation Project. This initiative involves identifying essential engineering skills in collaboration with industry experts, government, and academia. 

A meeting was held on Saturday regarding the “Project for ICT Engineers Development for the Promotion of the ICT Industry and New Innovations (JICA-BCC-BASIS TCP: Technical Cooperation Project)” at BASIS. 

BASIS President Russell T. Ahmed presided over the meeting and AKM Ahmedul Islam BABU, Director of BASIS and Chairman of BASIS Japan Desk, Akihito Shoji, JICA Expert, JICA Bangladesh; Engr. Md. GolamSarwar, Director (Training & Development) BCC and good number of the senior BASIS Members and Japan Desk members were present in the meeting. 

BASIS President Mr. Russell T. Ahmed said,“BASIS will be an integral part of this project and implement the project successfully. 

This project is a testament to the commitment of BASIS and its partners to drive innovation and excellence in the ICT industry." 

AKM Ahmedul Islam BABU said, “This project is especially for the IT industry and BASIS members will be benefitted by this project. The objective of the project is to scaling up the upper-middle to high-level IT engineers along with the member companies of BASIS.” 

Akihito Shoji, JICA Expert said, “The JICA-BCC-BASIS TCP project represents a crucial step in fostering the growth of the ICT industry in Bangladesh, aligning with the country's broader vision for technological progress and economic development.”