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Project ID: 1103041143
Entity: Bangladesh - Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology
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Activity: Hub for ICT Policy
Activity description: In March 2002 the Ministry of Science and Technology was renamed the Ministry of Science and Information and Communications Technology (MOSICT) and given with the additional mandate of providing vision, direction, and facilitation to ICT-related activities in Bangladesh. MOSICT has been involved in providing physical and ICT infrastructure facilities for the software industry, drafting the ICT Act, and assisting in the disbursement of equity fund to the ICT sector. Bangladesh Computer Council under MOSICT has been involved in providing ICT training to government officials and citizens, and also in providing various technical assistance and infrastructural support to various e-Government initiatives.
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Entity from: Asia and Pacific - Bangladesh
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
Theme 2. Information and communication infrastructure
Theme 4. Capacity building
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
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Activity type: Programme
Time scale: Ongoing
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