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Sharif islam's Blog (8)

Launch of TravelLine: A new ICT based initiative to promote Community Tourism in Bangladesh an integration of Telecentres

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) has launched namely TravelLine, a brand new ICT based initiative designed to boost the travel industry in Bangladesh.

The launching event was attended by Mr. G. M. Quader, Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism as the chief guest. Mr. Zet Mirzal Zainuddin, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia and Professor Mubina Khandokar,… Continue

Added by sharif islam on August 3, 2010 at 5:22pm — 2 Comments

Launching of the Local Language version of jobs portal

Bdjobs, the leading job portal of Bangladesh extends its job information services to the

youth in the suburbs and villages of Bangladesh. Through a humble opening ceremony at Batighar, an information center located in Baira bazaar of Shingair Upazila in Manikganj district the local jobs portal…


Added by sharif islam on March 29, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

e-Krishok Campaign Features on BBC


BIID is very pleased to announce that the e-Krishok campaign has featured on the BBC News Service and the BBC Bangla service on this March 7th and March 12th respectively. In the last few months, e-Krishok has grown to become one the very best…


Added by sharif islam on March 18, 2010 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Successful Implementation of ICT into the lives of farmers in Rural Bangladeh

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) has successfully completed the replication and up-scaling phase of the e-Krishok campaign. e-Krishok is a campaign designed to bring the benefits of ICT to the farmers of rural Bangladesh. ICT can be used to deliver information and advisory services to farmers in rural and remote locations at a very low cost, and with this information and advisory service farmers can derive benefit which that farmer would otherwise not have been able to access.… Continue

Added by sharif islam on March 1, 2010 at 12:47pm — No Comments

e-Complain web portal launch

On the 5th of November, 2009 at an event at the VIP Lounge at the Press Club in Dhaka, Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) in collaboration with Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) launched an online complaint lodging and awareness building web portal e-Complain.

e-Complain is a online single access point through which citizens of Bangladesh can voice their concerns, issues and grievances as well as educate themselves about the… Continue

Added by sharif islam on November 8, 2009 at 2:38pm — No Comments

e-Krishok Scaling up and Replication Launching Ceremony

On the 29th of October, 2009 Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) in collaboration with Katalyst and Grameen Phone Ltd at an event in the village of Protapur in Sreepur, Gazipur formally launched the scaling up and replication of the e-Krishok campaign.

At the same time, the event was used to rebrand Grameen Phone’s Community Information Center (GPCIC) in order to revamp its image and also to differentiate the CICs from Grameen Phone… Continue

Added by sharif islam on November 2, 2009 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Call for Paper: BIID & ULAB’s Working Paper Series: 01 "Spearhead of ICT4D Knowledge"

Greetings from BIID & ULAB’s Working Paper Series: 01 "Spearhead of ICT4D Knowledge"!

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) and University of liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB), takes the opportunity to host the first ever ICT for Development working paper series [BIID & ULAB's ICT4D wps:1] in Bangladesh. The paper will, principally, focus to capture or document diffusion/adoption/implementation/impacts of ICT on development at international, national, organizational… Continue

Added by sharif islam on October 21, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

e-Krishok Campaign: A campaign to enhance the livelihoods of rural Bangladeshi farmers through the use of ICT

Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) in October 2008 launched a campaign to harness the benefits of ICT for rural farmers in Bangladesh. The e-Krishok campaign provides farmers with information and advisory services, so that the farmers can increase their income, generate new sources of income. Through e-Krishok, farmers can get information and advice not just on agricultural issues, but also on animal husbandry, fisheries, rural cottage industry and handicrafts.

A… Continue

Added by sharif islam on October 13, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


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