Palak for building knowledge-based society

State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak laid emphasis on building a knowledge-based society through educating youth forces on Information and Communication technology (ICT).
“The present government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina is working to build a digital Bangladesh,” he said this on Sunday while speaking at a seminar on ‘The role of Sheikh Kamal IT Training and Incubation Centre for creating technology-based employment facilities’ in Magura.Local Lawmaker Advocate Saifuzzaman Shikhor, Managing Director of Bangladesh High Tech Park Authority Hosne Ara Begum, Project Director of Sheikh Kamal IT Training and Incubation Centre Gouri Shankar Bhattacharya, Magura district unit Awami League president Tanjel Hossain Khan and Pourashova Mayor Khurshid Haidar Tutul, among others, addressed the seminar with additional deputy commissioner(general) Aktarunnhar in the chair.
Palak said, “The government has set up 5,295 digital centres for rooting out corruption from all spheres of the society.
Nearly 60 lakh people are getting technology-based services from these digital centres.” A total of 8,000 Sheikh Russel Digital labs and 40,000 multimedia class rooms were set up at educational institutions in the country in the past 10 years for promoting ICT based education, he added.