ICT knowledge in reaching services to people stressed

RANGPUR, Jan 3, 2017 (BSS) - Speakers here stressed on acquiring more

expertise and knowledge on information and communication technology (ICT) in reaching services to the people's doorsteps.

The opinion came the day-long district level 'Innovation Circle and

Social Media Dialogue' held at conference room of the Deputy Commissioner of Nilphamari on Monday.

The Nilphamari district administration arranged the event under

cooperation of the Access to Information (a2i) Programme of the Prime

Minister's Office (PMO).

Deputy Commissioner of Nilphamari Md Zakir Hossain attended as the chief guest with Additional District Magistrate (ADM) and Head of the District ICT Division Anwar Imam in the chair.

Additional Deputy Commissioners of Nilphamari, Upazila Nirbahi Officers and Upazila Chairmen of six upazilas, heads of different government departments and entrepreneurs of union digital centres, civil society members and local journalists were present.

ADM Anwar Imam discussed different issues such as the progress and

prospect in nurturing of innovation culture, exemplary experiences in

providing civic services using social media, services of union digital

centres, prevention of child marriage, achievements of Nilphamari District Innovation Team and future Annual Action Plan.

Speakers also discussed about the success of nurturing innovative

thoughts, ideas and innovations by the public administration in reaching services to the common people, its progress and necessary steps taken for attaining more success.

The chief guest called upon the concern officials for creating

involvement of common people with activities of all government offices to meet their increasing demand.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)