The Global Impact Study is pleased to announce the release of our user survey data. Over 5,000 public access ICT users were surveyed in libraries, telecenters, and cybercafes in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, and the Philippines. The data collected through these surveys is now publicly available in both SPSS/SAV and CSV formats. Accompanying the data at this time are two documents: a “readme” file that provides information on the complexities of the data, including survey skip patterns,… Continue
Added by Global Impact Study on July 16, 2012 at 9:49pm —
When The Union Information Centre starts it has saved both time and cost of the villagers. Tension of the local people has been decreasad at the same time . The people get multiple services form this centre.
They are getting now form this centre information about agriculture and health, E-mail services, photo state, urgent photos, services of compocing, video conversation,computer training, mobile servicing, results of public examinations, circular of jobs, visa and pass poet form… Continue
Added by Md.Minarul Islam on September 24, 2011 at 1:59pm —
Government of Bangladesh declared a vision of Digital Bangladesh by 2021 to ensure services at peoples’ doorsteps. A total number of 4,501 Union Information & Services Centres (UISCs) have been established at all Union Parishads, all of them inaugurated simultaneously on 11th November, 2010 by Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh and UNDP’s administrator & former Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms Helen Clark in order to translate the dream of ‘Digital Bangladesh’… Continue
Added by Asad-Uz-Zaman Asad on September 10, 2011 at 12:00am —
We have successfully finished the workshop on Social Media and Social Bookmarking. You will get video, photo and Bangladesh experiences at the following blog http://www.focuss.info/shahjahan-siraj/ and http://www.machizo.com/socialmedia
Added by Shahjahan Siraj on August 13, 2011 at 8:53am —
D.Net and Ministry of Science & ICT, Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh jointly organised the Award giving ceremony of National Digital Innovation Award 2011. The Gala Event was held on July 07 at 6 pm at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre, Bijoy Shoroni, Tejgoan, Dhaka.
Honorable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith was present as the Chief Guest. The… Continue
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on July 9, 2011 at 5:14pm —
Bangladesh is very poor and developing country.She has large number of population and maximum of them live in village area. This huge number of population need a proper communication system and advanced knowledge about information technology to develop their skill.Under this circumstance ,government of Bangladesh established Union Information and Service Center.
There are 4501 Union Information And Service Center in different remote area of Bangladesh .Union Information And Service… Continue
Added by md.shariful islam khan on May 22, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Infoladies, are spearheading a revolutionary idea - giving thousands of Bangladeshis women, trapped in a cycle of poverty, health problems and natural disaster, access to information through various information and communication technologies (ICTs) on their doorstep to improve their chances in life. A typical Infolady is a trained rural young woman, who cycles about five to ten kilometers a day and offers variety of ICT-based and other services at the door-step of rural… Continue
Added by Rahmatul Alam Ranju on April 29, 2011 at 3:41am —
PM opens e-content repository
The National e-Content Repository would play a significant role in empowering the rural people and socio-economic development as it would make access to information much easier, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday.
"People will get information on education, agriculture, health, law, human rights and citizen… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on March 1, 2011 at 11:00am —
Source: Bangladesh Telecentre Network
Written by Md. Sadikur Rahman
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 17:09
BTN Workshop at Netrokona
Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN), in partnership with ARBAN… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on October 27, 2010 at 12:23pm —
Better use of mobile phones can help countries like Bangladesh to fight against poverty and empower poor men and women, according to a major report launched globally, reports The Daily Star. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) in its report titled "Information Economy Report 2010: ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation" has recognised… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on October 15, 2010 at 3:07pm —
E-Content and ICT for Development Award 2010- An initiative to promote innovations
BY: Nasir Muzahid
For the first time in Bnagladesh, e-Content and ICT for Development contest took place with objective of promoting innovations through integration of ICTs in the daily life of common people, business operation and functioning of the government.
Ministry of Science and ICT and Development Research Network D.Net, jointly oirganised the first National… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on August 18, 2010 at 11:30am —
Thirty-two organisations were awarded yesterday for developing information and communication technology, in the first national competition of its kind in Bangladesh.
The science and ICT ministry and D.Net (Development Research Network) organised the 2010 National e-Content and ICT for Development Award. The winners will be eligible to contest in the World Summit Award 2011 in Austria.
The organisers also honoured some noted… Continue
Added by Rahmatul Alam Ranju on August 10, 2010 at 5:37pm —
D.Net in association with Ministry of Science and ICT, Government of Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh requests the pleasure of you kind presence at the Award Giving Ceremony of the National e-Content and ICT4D Award 2010.
Date: August 09 2010
Time: 1900 Hours
Venue: Main Auditorium, National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka
Honourable Finance Minister Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest… Continue
Added by Rahmatul Alam Ranju on August 1, 2010 at 1:11pm —
2000 more unions to get ICT facilities in Bangladesh
In line with the present government's vision to build 'Digital Bangladesh' by 2021, ICT facilities will be expanded to 2000 more unions in the country by this year to reach such facilities to the doorsteps of the rural people.
"Against the backdrop of tremendous success in 102 unions,… Continue
Added by Seu Yapa on June 21, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Bangladesh Freelance Trainer M Yakub Chowdhury's Complaint to Telecentre Against a Member Who Copied Text From My website to Post Here.
It is unfortunate that one telecentre member copied text from my website to write a post here. It is a shame that he could not write a sentence by himself but copied my text to post here. More funny is he is offering 50% discount. I think even if he offers 100% discount still he is not worth for it.
He pasted my text… Continue
Added by m yakub chy freelance trainer on May 7, 2010 at 8:00pm —
A big team participating e-Bangladesh Telecentre Network to share its experience and opportunities of Bangladesh and the experience of the project title Implementation of rural MSMEs using ICT Services in Bangladesh. About 18 participants are joining from Bangladesh who are within the horizon of telecentre movement in Bangladesh. BTN team is consist of its members organization representatives and telecentre managers who actively played the role of implementer of the project.… Continue
Added by Rahmatul Alam Ranju on December 9, 2009 at 5:38pm —
I wrote my first ever blog at telecentre.org and won the blog contest. This achievement gave me confidence that we are doing tremendous job here. I always feel privileged to be a member of telecentre.org because I am getting opportunities to share and learn from others. I was thinking to invite my fellow colleagues who are working at grass root level to share their experience like me with this global community.
Before inviting them… Continue
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on September 24, 2009 at 1:00am —
I spent my first four days of this week at Jhenidaha region for a monitoring and evaluation visit at Usha telecentre, running with the technical support of D.Net. During my visit in community our mobile lady Nilu told me about a school which is providing education in natural environment. It was loving surprise to here that teachers of this remote area are aware about the importance of natural environment for better education. I was interested to visit the school and when reached there I found… Continue
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on September 2, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Infomediaries (Telecentre worker) should be a good communicator as they are the vital part of a telecentre. Their communication skill can make a telecentre initiatives successful. Infomediary should have clear idea about an issue before providing information to the community people. They also have to understand the information need of community and serve them based on their need. Selection of a perfect communication strategy can helps… Continue
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on July 9, 2009 at 7:00pm —
I am working at D.Net as an evaluator. According to my job nature I have to visit at least 2 rural telecentre in a month. Some times I have to stay 12 to 15 days in two or three remote location of Bangladesh. All time I have to visit with some of my male colleague as I am the only female member in M&E division of D.Net. Recently we have completed data collection of an evaluation research with APC WNSP. We had to visit 30 schools for data collection. Most of them were located in remote area… Continue
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on July 1, 2009 at 5:20pm —