Digital edn at grassroots level

A right step towards Digital Bangladesh

Published : 15 Dec 2021 10:07 PM | Updated : 25 Dec 2021 03:48 PM

The incumbent government’s commendable initiatives throughout the years has made revolutionary changes in every aspect of life. Digitalisation and e-governance have made life a whole lot easier. However, it is good to note that the government has undertaken a project to set up digital leadership academies in 64 districts for a digital economy and to ensure its flourishment in Bangladesh.

The project will increase the income of the IT sector by creating a conducive environment for the digital economy in Bangladesh, infrastructure development, skills development, and job creation.

Setting up the digital leadership academies 

in all districts will surely open up more 

opportunities for people

The project will also play an important role in creating a conducive environment for the digital economy in the country by achieving economic growth through enhancing digital capabilities, creating infrastructural facilities for transformation into developed countries by 2041, creating employment through research, training and innovation.

The government has been working relentlessly to build a strong ICT backbone and this has led to expansion of information and communication technology to rural areas. This is a significant step to achieve government’s quest of becoming a developed country by 2041. In rural areas government has created more technical and vocational education and training as well as higher education in the areas of various emerging fields of technology.

New job fields in the ICT sector will not only create employment but will also help the country to cope with this rapidly changing world of technology. It will also boost necessary skills through different advanced technical education, hands on training, and finally through practical experiences in different dynamic technical and professional skills in ICT.

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The world has come closer due to the digitalization. People of rural areas are getting the same facility of cities and towns due to digital capability. The youths of Bangladesh have experienced a revolutionary change so far. Setting up the digital leadership academies in all districts will surely open up more opportunities for people to accelerate the economy.