ICT Division achieves 88.29pc ADP

Staff Correspondent

7 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) division has implemented 88.29 percent of annual development proga-mmes (ADP) in the last fiscal year of 2019-20.

ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak Sunday disclosed the ICT division progress of ADP implementation at the first project analysis meeting of fiscal year 2020-21 with officials.

Awami League-led government had proposed Tk 19.3 billion for ICT division for FY 19-20 as part of digitised governance system transformation which was revised at Tk 11.92 billion end of the fiscal.

The meeting has expressed satisfaction over utilization of the start-up fund worth of Tk one billion last fiscal for development of domestic tech-enabled enterprises to create jobs and self-employment, according to the meeting.

Besides, developments of Sheikh Kamal IT Training and Incubation centres across the country provides skill development trainings to youths.

There are different initiatives have been taken to bring all the courts in Bangladesh under technology-based network through electronic judicial system in the 2019-20 fiscal year.

In the new fiscal year of 2020-21, government has allocated Tk 14.14 billion under ADP for implementing 25 projects.