DHAKA: Ministry of Education has signed a deal with Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS) Limited to supply laptop `Doel` to 20,500 educational institutions countrywide for use in multi-media classrooms.
The ministry signed the deal under the project of ICT for Education in Secondary and Higher Secondary Level Project.
Project Director of ICT for Education in Secondary and Higher Secondary Level Project Abul Kalam Azad and Managing Director of TSS Limited Dr Abu Sayeed Khan signed the agreement on behalf of their respective sides at the Ministry of Education Monday.
The education institutions include 13,700 secondary schools, 4000 Dhakhil madrasas, 1200 Alim madrasas and 1600 colleges.
The introduction of multimedia classrooms at 20,500 educational institutions at secondary and higher secondary levels would significantly contribute to improving quality of education making learning system interesting and understandable, Nahid said.
All educational institutions will be brought under multimedia classrooms system in phases, Nahid said.
The digital contents in the multimedia classroom will help for improving quality of education ending teacher centric learning system, he added.
The government wants to turn the country into a middle-income one with the help of ICT by 2021, Nahid further informed.
Among others, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Rajiuddin Ahmed Raju, National Project Director of Support to Digital Bangladesh (A2I) Programme of the Prime Minister`s Office Md Nazrul Islam Khan, Education Secretary Dr Kamal Abdul Naser, Posts and telecommunication Secretary Sunil Kanti Bosh were present at the signing ceremony.
BDST: 2025 HRS, JUN 18, 2012
Edited by:Mohammed Humayun Kabir, Sr Newsroom Editor
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