About ICT Division:
The ICT Division is a governmental division in Bangladesh with the responsibility for e-Development of Bangladesh as the engine for transition into a developed nation and an empowered society. Its aim is the e-Development of Bangladesh through multi-pronged strategy of e-infrastructure creation to facilitate and promote e- governance, promotion of Electronics & Information Technology – Information Technology Enabled Services (IT-ITeS) Industry, enabling creation of Innovation/Research & Development (R&D) infrastructure in ICT&E, building Knowledge network and securing Bangladesh’s cyber space.
The Objectives of this newly created division are:
e-Government: Providing e-infrastructure for delivery of e-services
e-Industry: Promotion of electronics hardware manufacturing and IT-ITeS industry
e-Innovation/R&D: Enabling creation of Innovation /R&D Infrastructure in emerging areas of ICT&E
e-Learning: Providing support for development of e-Skills and Knowledge network
e-Security: Securing Bangladesh’s cyber space
e-Inclusion: Promoting the use of ICT for more inclusive growth
Internet Governance: Enhancing Bangladesh’s role in Global Platforms of Internet Governance.
It has got few subordinate organisations including: Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC); Controller of Certifying Authorities (CCA, overseer of digital signature projects under the Digital Bangladesh programme); and the Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority (BHTPA).
Bangladesh Hi-tech Park Authority (BHTPA) is a government agency in Bangladesh dedicated to establish, manage and operate technology business parks throughout the country.
Mission & Objectives
·The underlying mission and vision of Bangladesh hi- tech park are-
·To establish a world class business environment for targeted high growth industrial sector and new business
·To develop indigenous technological capability for the development of the local industries
·To enter into foreign markets by exporting state of the art technology products
·Infrastructure to facilitate hassle-free industrial operation with necessary support
BHTPA is now implementing the projects including the Kaliakoir Hi-tech Park and Jessore Software Tehnology Park. Planned projects inlcude Mahakhali IT Village, Barendra Silicon City and Sylhet Electronic City.
About Computer Jagat
Computer Jagat is the leading Bangladeshi ICT-magazine with a high readership for the last two decades. It gives a thorough insight on the latest in IT and communications technology and highlights the latest moves in the fast paced world of ICT. Computer Jagat is dedicated to the interests of its readership in Bangladesh and the non-resident Bangladeshis living in Europe and America. The magazine covers every aspect of ICT and related equipment, products, services and usage in those regions, with a particular emphasis on the provision of cost-effective solutions to problems encountered by users and service providers.
The publication is the ultimate resource for senior decision makers in the government, ICT and online sectors, featuring a compelling mix of industry news, analysis, product showcases, technical installation and commercial implementation profiles. Computer Jagat provides a comprehensive monthly round-up of the latest developments impacting these existing and emerging content delivery sectors. Since 2011, Computer Jagat was arranging e-commerce fairs in major cities in Bangladesh and Europe with a view to popularize ecommerce among the 160 million people of Bangladesh which is surely a great market for any big brands.