iDEA project gains int’l recognition in PPP category


“Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) project” of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) under ICT Division received international honors in the Public-Private Partnership category of the "2020 WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards". 

The iDEA project received the certificate of this prestigious international award in that category as runner-up at the program. On the second day of the 2020 TECHFEST Live! x ROAD TO WCIT Malaysia hybrid event, the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) announced that twelve private and public sector organizations from four different continents were selected to receive the 2020 WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards including the special WITSA Chairman’s Awards on Thursday, in Penang, Malaysia. 

This time, in a total of 10 categories were selected for this award where 10 runners-up and 21 merit awards including winners were recognized in each category. Among them, Bangladesh has received the runner-up award in 4 categories and the merit award in 2 categories.

 Zunaid Ahmed Palak MP, State Minister, ICT Division of Bangladesh congratulated the recipients of all the awards from home and abroad, including the winners of the iDEA project of the ICT Division and other award winners from Bangladesh.

Under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the overall supervision of the Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Honorable Adviser Sajeeb Wazed, the ICT Division has been working tirelessly to build a "Digital Bangladesh", Palak said.

The Project Director (Additional Secretary) of iDEA project Syed Mojibul Huq said, “We are delighted to receive the international award in the category of Public-Private Partnership and I am also grateful to BCS and other authority of this event ”.