650 primary schools to be brought under digital edn

Staff Correspondent

9 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

The government has taken initiatives to promote digital education in primary schools of remote areas across the country, said Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar.

A total of 650 primary schools have been digitalised in the remote areas with the help of social responsibility fund, the minister said.  He came up with this observation while inaugurating the distribution of Primary and Mass Education Ministry’s stipends Nagad organised by the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education at secretariat on Monday. 

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Zakir Hossain, Posts and Telecommunications Division Secretary Md Afzal Hossain, Primary and Mass education ministry's Secretary Gulam Md Hasibul Alam and Director General of the Department of Primary Education Alamgir Mohammad Mansur spoke on the occasion.

"Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, we are working              to bring digital connectivity to every part of the country including islands, chars and haors," Mustafa Jabbar said.

 Emphasising on the need to create children as human resources, the minister said that today's children are the future soldiers of a knowledge-based equal digital society.

The minister also called upon all concerned including teachers and guardians to make the ongoing programme successful to build a meritorious nation.

In addition, the stipend programme among primary students is a milestone in the expansion of primary education, said Mustafa Jabbar.

Director General of the Postal Department Md Siraj Uddin and concerned District and Upazila education officers and Upazila executive officers, among others, participated in the online platform.