The e-Krishok initiative has been developed with the aim of bridging the digital divide/disparity, where the farmers remain as the demographic group who are pretty much unscathed or unaffected by the technological revolution in our country. With this aim set in position, BIID geared up to bring the benefits of ICT…
Man, machine and management – these 3Ms are the major components for the success of any enterprise. When three of these function properly, an organization can achieve its desired goal. However, it is the human factor which is the soul that brings life to the organization. And this is where our Md.…Continue
As the saying goes “knowledge is power”. This power can be gained through access to convenient, reliable and affordable information. But then again, Bangladesh being a third world country, there is great inequality of knowledge or, more exactly, information, as much as there great inequality of wealth. Thus, with the aim of facilitating the provision of ICT enabled knowledge platform which is applicable for the people at the bottom of the pyramid, the ‘Batighar’ was established at the Baira…Continue
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On 15th December 2012, Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) launched e-Krishok and e-Clinic services under Batighar Information centre network in Khagrachari jointly with VSO International. Khagrachari is a remote hill district, 250 km far from Dhaka.
Through this initiative BIID desires to bring the benefits of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) to the remote communities in hill district for the 1st time. The e-Krishok service will ensure access to…Continue
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Shahid Uddin Akbar, Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development Network (BIID) presented the 4th webinar of the TIS Talks on Sustainability Models in Telecentre Networks, 0n 06th August 2012. It was the 4th webinar of…Continue
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Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) arranged a two-day training of trainers (ToT) for Master Trainers conducted by Intel, on 28th and 29th July, 2012 who would be responsible for training trainers who in turn would essentially carry out training sessions all over the country. The training session…Continue
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Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) and Sher-E-Bangla Agricultural University jointly launched the www.extension.org.bd portal on 28th July, 2012 at Sher-E-Bangla Agricultural University to establish an ICT based platform portal for different…Continue
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In June 2012, Intel Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding with Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) for deployment of the Intel® Easy Steps Program.
The Intel® Easy Steps program offers adult learners the opportunity for enhanced social and economic self sufficiency through digital literacy. The Intel Easy Steps materials use adult learning techniques to teach practical and applicable skills to people with minimum computer knowledge.
The Intel® Easy…Continue
Today’s world is shaped by availability of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Because global economy is powered by technology, fueled by information and driven by knowledge. This rapid change demands a dynamic renovation in Bangladesh also. Government of Bangladesh declared a vision of Digital Bangladesh by 2021 to ensure services at peoples’ doorsteps. A total number of 4,501 UISCs (Union Information and Service Centres) have been established at…
Nazma Akhter's father was too weak to work, and her mother was a beggar. But Nazma did not want to depend on others for her family's survival. She continued studying and finally got an opportunity to be the breadwinner with the job of an 'Infolady'. Last month, she earned Tk 18,942. Infoladies, women with…Continue
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source: Desk news banglanews24.com
The info-ladies of the country are rendering their technological services to the people of remote areas in…
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‘No More Change in Climate’ with this slogan ‘Climate Radio’ initiative has been started. This is a on-demand online radio from Bangladesh. On May 2009 it has started by publishing the voice of Sidr victims as audio…
I visited the BASIS SOFT EXPO 2012 for the second time yesterday evening.The expo was as lively as before.But,a sense of sadness appeared to be prevailing there.This was because of the reality of winding up of the fair which became part of the lifestyle of so many people who participated from home and abroad.They dedicated their full talent in the making of the expo.They aspired to gain their goals.Some of them wanted to come into lime light.The established ones wanted to make good business…Continue
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I was contemplating to visit the D.Net office for a long time to learn how the organization performs amazing activity in the ICT sector .Its role in the development of telecentres in Bangladesh is commendable.
The opportunity came at the Gala event held in The Westin Dhaka.The event was the third “Citi Financial IT Case Competition” organized by D.Net and Citibank, N.A. Bangladesh. There I could share personally with Dr.Ananya Raihan ,Executive Director of D.Net on various aspects of…
Last December 2, 2011, an audience of policy-makers, industry leaders, academics, and other members of the private sector and telecentre community, gathered around a panel of seven telecentre experts at eAsia 2011 in Bangladesh, Asia’s premier ICT event.
Telecentre.org Foundation, a global leader in the growing telecentre movement, teamed up with the eAsia 2011 organizers, namely Bangladesh Computer Council, Support to Digital Bangladesh, Prime Minister's office and CSDMS in India, to…Continue
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Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) has organized a Knowledge sharing session on Telecentre/ICT4D practices in Bangladesh on 15th January 2011 at BRAC Center Inn, Mohakhali, Dhaka.
Leading organizations who are working on ICT4D like Grameen Phone, D.net, Grameen Communication, BTN,…Continue
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We, at Access to Information (A2I) Programme, Prime Minister’s Office, are pleased to inform you of our latest initiative – Jatiyo e-Tatthyakosh (The National Content Repository).