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Oracle Celebrates 20 years by opening new branch in Bangladesh

Oracle one of the best tech giant company in the world open its new branch in Dhaka Bangladesh but it has begun its operations in Bangladesh twenty years back. Finance Minister, AHM Mustafa Kamal appreciated the US tech giant’s move in Bangladesh and mentioned Bangladesh economy surged 8.15 percent last fiscal year, the highest in the Asia Pacific region. State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak was present with US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller and he said “I would like to congratulate Oracle on this milestone, particularly since they have been close technology partners supporting Bangladesh’s development agenda”. Zunaid Ahmed Palak also said “The government is committed to transform Bangladesh into a digital nation by 2021 and we look forward to working with the Oracle to fulfill this important vision,”.  “With an ecosystem of a 50-plus strong partner community in Bangladesh, we continue to support the digital transformation for our customers in the region,” said Rubaba Dowla, managing director of Oracle Bangladesh. “This new office is another milestone of our commitment to the country,” she said. n Bangladesh, Oracle has been experiencing strong demand for its cloud solutions from many organisations including Ananta Group, Bangladesh Bank, Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Bangladesh Computer Council, Bangladesh Election Commission, bKash, BRAC Bank, DBL Group, Department of Immigration and Passport, Dulal Brothers, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges, National Board of Revenue, National Polymer, Partex Star Group, Union Group, Pacific Jeans to name a few. Bangladeshi firms are leveraging Oracle Cloud to fulfill a variety of business requirements including to manage and retain talent, deliver better customer experiences, launch new services faster, or reduce costs.   

Disabled people give job interview in video conferencing

State Minister of Information and Communication Junayed Ahmed Polok focused on the need to include the disabled people in the standard of improvement, said the incapacitated individuals are not ready to be especially equipped. Disable people are not burdened; in reality, they are the asset of the nation. He stated the government is executing different projects to empower the individuals who are especially equipped for preparing them in different fields including ICT. He urged the majorities to be increasingly cognizant and conscious particularly to the impaired.The State Minister said this while addressing the closing and prize distribution program of 'National IT Competition for Youth Disabled-2019' mutually by the Department of Information and Communication Technology and Asia Pacific University at the University of Asia Pacific Campus premises situated at Green Road.During this time, Polok stated, the extent of the disabilities that were found in the society before is no longer there. People of this country have been aware of the last 10 years under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her well-known daughter Saima Wazed Putul. So as to guarantee the rights and welfare of the diabled, the 'Disability Protection Act' has been established in 2013. We are working to ensure their rights in society. They didn't notwithstanding sitting in the house being inert, rather contributing to the development of the nation with their very own talent and capability.He also said that online job portal will be made for these minorities. They can apply online by exchanging information, especially in accordance to their qualification and also give and take job interviews through video conferencing. Employer will contact the employee of any place from anywhere.He communicated that employment would be arranged for debilitated individuals through training. He said that in the following one year, there will be courses of action for preparing of 3,000 impaired young people in 7 provincial workplaces of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC). In the next five years, the employment of 10 lakh young people in the ICT sector will be arranged, where at least one percent will be the disabled one.Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Asia Pacific Manzur Ahmed Chowdhury, Executive Director of BCC Parthapratim Debsaha along with the other senior officials of the ICT Department spoke on the occasion. After that, the names of three winners were announced in four categories from 100 contestants participating in different district IT competitions.

ADB Will Help in Creating Innovation Ecosystem

Asian Development Bank (ADB) will assist Bangladesh with innovation ecosystem in Digital Economy and IT sector. Country Director of Asian Development Bank, Manmohan Prakash, in the ICT Tower held a gathering with State Minister of Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak. He communicated this to the journalists. Among others, Gobind Bar, Team Leader of External Relations Division of ADB, senior pioneers of the Department of Information and Communication Technology, Parthapratim Deb, Executive Director of Bangladesh Computer Council including different individuals, were available. In the gathering, point by point exchanges have been taken to set up the task for creating ecosystems in the ICT segment, carrying occupations to the adolescent just as bringing taxpayer driven organizations to the equivalent computerized stage and supporting ADB in ICT part, including Hi-tech Park.

A separate job portal for disabled people: Palak

State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak has been talking about making a separate job site for disable people.People with incapacities can without much of a stretch apply for a vocation at home, and they can arrange a prospective employee meet-up. State Minister Junaid Ahmed Palak said, "Specially enabled persons can apply online for information exchange, particularly as per the capabilities and the activity of making an entry to begin and accept a position meet through video conferencing". He said that the portal will be very easy to work with the employer of any place as soon as the employer communicates with the employer.The State Minister said this while inaugurating the IT competition for disabled people organized by Bangladesh Computer Council and Asia Pacific University at Asia Pacific University in Green Road, Dhaka.In the function, the State Minister said that importance is given to the inclusion of disabled people in the main stream of development. Disabled is not the burden of the country. In his discourse, he guided them to orchestrate employments via preparing them to join the standard improvement of the disabled. In the next one year, about three thousand disabled students will be trained in seven Regional Offices of the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC). In the next five years, the employment of 10 lakh young people in the ICT sector will be arranged, of which at least one percent will be disabled.Palak said the disabled people are not the burden of the country, but they are our development advocates.During the following five years, ten lakh occupations will be made in the IT part. At any rate one percent of handicapped individuals will find the opportunity there. In fact, in the year 2016, national IT competition started with disability. This year's competition was the fourth arrangement.Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University of Asia Pacific Manzur Ahmed Chowdhury, Executive Director of BCC Partha Pratim Das, senior officials of the Department of Information spoke on the occasion. Out of 100 participants participating in IT-related competitions from different districts of the country, three of the three winners were declared in the four divisions.

Ecosystem is being developed for innovators in the country: Palak

An ecosystem system will be developed for all types of innovators in the nation. State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak said that the proposition has been allocated for the budget. He stated, we are working to make an innovative domain in the nation. For this, Universities, government and private sectors should cooperate mutually. He depicted it in the service of the challenge to discover inventive ideas named 'Tiger Challenge' held in capital on Tuesday. Bangladeshi IT Company Tiger IT and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) together composed the challenge. The competition will begin from July 2. Intrigued Aspirants need enrollment to participate the challenge. The competition will proceed till 30 August. In his discourse, Palak talked about the spending proposition of 100 billion taka independently for the designers of the 2019-20 financial year went for making that biological system. He said 100 million taka for the advancement of the innovators, 50 million rupees for their research has been proposed in the financial limit. Once more, the advancements expected to take an interest in the fourth mechanical unrest, for example, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning, Block chain, have been given significance in the financial limit. A wide range of Tiger Challenge rivalries, individuals of any age can take an interest In the type of a challenge for the development of the general public, the $ 15 million Equity Fund Which will later assistance them to propel their advancement. Palak said that the individuals who are finalists from this challenge will likewise be helped by the Information Technology Department's Innovation Fund. Champs will find the opportunity to win 15 million US dollars in the Tiger Challenge competition.

Country's Second Space Innovation Summit on July

Bangladesh Innovation Forum and NASA Problem Solver Bangladesh is organizing the Innovation Summit again.With the help of space science and aerospace research equipment, alongside the improvement of rocket innovation, making ground stations and urging different revelations identified with this, the venue is set to sit on July 19 and 20. This summit will be held at the Independent University of Bangladesh in the capital, with two workshops in two days and 16 specialized courses in 4 sessions. Around 24 speakers from outside the nation and the nation will hold this two-day summit.There will also be an exhibition with aerospace research equipment.State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak will be the main visitor. In addition, the individual from Bangladesh University Grants Commission Professor Sajjad Hossain and Professor and Head Air Commodore of the MIST Aeronautical Department Md. Abdus Salam will be extraordinary visitors.  The initial two days of the occasion will be from 10 am to 1 pm in the first part of the day, Rocket Technology A2Z and 3 pm to 7 pm toward the evening will be Satellite Making and Communication. On the second day, from 10 am to 1 pm, there will be Robot for Space Exploration and Carrier at NASA will be from three to seven. On a primary day, a workshop will be led by 30 individuals with day-long ground station making with satellite following and picture receipt, and on the second day, a multi-day-long workshop on reenactment based rocket making. There will likewise be a selective shock in the occasion, 60 minutes in length extraordinary event to stamp the 50-year commemoration of Apollo-11 moon travel.Anyone interested in doing future work on space science and satellites can participate in this Summit.Summit convener Mahmud Musa said that there will be about 18 seminars in two days to make space science more popular among the youth and to highlight them in science, technology, mathematics and engineering. We hope our youngsters will learn more about the science of space science through this Summit and they will be able to play a role in this future.Independent University Bangladesh represents as a venue partner in the event in cooperation with Space and Rocket Center Bangladesh and IUBE EE Department.In order to participate in this event, details will be available at the following address. You can register from the link below.

Palak's letter to withdraw e-commerce VAT

State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak has sent a letter to the chairman of the National Board of Revenue to pull back the seven percent VAT proposition proposed to be e-commerce business. He told columnists after the formal initiation of 'Tiger Challenge' in a city hotel on Wednesday. He said the nation's commerce sector is currently developing. It is presently market of at any rate thousand million. It is progressively growing. Again, it is one of the sectors of employment. So it isn't more right than wrong to force VAT on the part at the present time. He said that a letter has just been sent to NBR Chairman Musharraf Hossain to withdraw the VAT proposition proposed to impose e-commerce in the financial limit for the monetary year 2019-2020. He conversed with the finance minister about the issue and said he would make a move later. State Minister for Information Technology additionally said that the NBR director gave positive confirmation about the withdrawal of VAT. We're hoping it will be pulled back. On Thursday, the Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal introduced a spending proposition for the financial year 2019-2020. He said that the Budget proposes to force 7.5 percent VAT on the web-based sector in the nation.

Summon to create more women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak has called for creating more new women entrepreneurs in the country.In a speech at the seminar titled 'Women's Economic Participation and Empowerment of Women ensure women and e-commerce” can ensure women and e-commerce in the start-up project meeting of the ICT Tower of Agargaon on Tuesday.'Presided over by Women E-Commerce President Nasima Akter Nishra, among others, the speech was addressed by Bangladesh Hi-tech Authority's Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum and Sumaiya Tech's Proprietor Ripa Jahan.Junaid Ahmed Palak said that in order to build a knowledge-rich society and digital Bangladesh, the IT department has taken initiatives to set up the Startup Bangladesh Limited Company, Innovation Design, and Entrepreneurship Academy, and to develop innovative culture in the country.Palak said that women entrepreneurs are being created through the implementation of the Learning Earnings project to create equal opportunities for men and women. He said the project is being implemented to provide uninterrupted internet services to remote areas of the country to eliminate digital discrimination. To this end, she urged private organizations to come forward as well as the government to make women entrepreneurs nationwide.

State Minister Junayed Ahmed Palak: Young people will not look for jobs, They will give jobs

State's Minister of Information and Communication Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak stated, "The adolescent of the nation won't search for employment, rather they will certainly provide Jobs." He said this at a seminar titled 'Women's Economic Participation and Empowerment of Women, ensure women and e-commerce” in the start-up project meeting in Agargaon's ICT Tower in the capital on Tuesday.Palak said, "The youth of the country will not seek jobs but rather jobs." In request to build digital Bangladesh, the IT office has taken different projects including the foundation of Startup Bangladesh Limited Company, Technology Design, and Entrepreneurship Academy, to make an imaginative culture in the nation. “Innovative and interesting Project thought planning is giving financial assistance to fire up organizations. Women business visionaries are being made through actualizing the Learning, Earning preparing undertakings to make equivalent open doors for both men and women.”Alluding to the execution of the venture to give continuous internet providers to the remote regions of the nation to dispose of digital segregation, the State Minister stated, "There will be many other organizations including the government to come forward to create a women entrepreneur as well, but the country will go further". Presided over by Women E-Commerce President Nasima Akter Nishra, among others, the speech was addressed by Bangladesh Hi-tech Authority's Managing Director Hosne Ara Begum and Sumaiya Tech's Proprietor Ripa Jahan.

Pressure should be continued to face the harmful effects of climate: Minister Palak

A worldwide temperature alteration in other words Global Warming is expanding day by day. State Minister for Information Technology Junaid Ahmed Palak has encouraged the created nations to keep constraining the world to confront antagonistic impacts of the worldwide atmosphere. On Sunday, he saw the environmental change circumstance all around intently as a major aspect of the Young Global Leader Impact Expedition Program held in Ilulissat city, Greenland. Amid this time, the world's biggest island, with in excess of 20 youthful worldwide pioneers' helicopters, visited different places in Greenland. Worldwide Youth Leaders partook in the endeavor at the welcome of the World Economic Forum. Junaid Ahmed Palak said that the world's biggest island is liquefying ice quicker than the idea of Greenland. Thusly, if the ice liquefies proceed; the unsafe impacts of environmental change will be on creating nations like Bangladesh. As indicated by Space Research Organization, Palak said that NASA's information on space inquire about examined information demonstrates that in 2003, the rate of ice defrosts expanded fourfold since 2003, which has never occurred before. One examination found that in excess of 40 billion tons of ice was liquefied in Greenland in 2012, which is multiple times higher than in 2003. The greater part of these frosts liquefies in southern Greenland. In this way, every one of the icy masses in Greenland will build the ocean level stature by 23 feet, which will cause numerous pieces of the seaside regions like Bangladesh to submerge and around 20 million individuals need to move to more secure spots.