RANGPUR, July 28, 2018 (BSS) – Officials at a discussion today laid
emphasis on popularising science and technology-based modern education among
the youngsters to further accelerate pace of national advancement.
They came up with the view at the inaugural ceremony of the divisional
level two-day fifth Science and Technology Fair-2018 at Zila Parisahd
Community Centre in the city.
The divisional administration under patronisation of the Science and
Technology Welfare Trust is organising the fair to attract the young students
in science- and technology-based education for more innovation.
Director General of National Museum for Science and Technology Swapan Kumar
Roy launched the fair by cutting ribbon at the inaugural ceremony and
addressed the discussion as the chief guest.
Presided over by Rangpur Divisional Director of the Local Government
Division Md Zakir Hossain, Deputy Director (Local Government) for Rangpur
Ruhul Amin Mian delivered the welcome speech.
The divisional and district level government officials, heads of different
educational institutions and government departments, students, teachers,
educationists and local elite were present.
Thirty secondary level educational institutions from all over Rangpur
division have set up 30 stalls on the fair premises projecting diverse
scientific projects, research activities and ICT-based innovations .
The speakers put maximum importance on spreading science- and technology-
based modern education and knowledge among the young generations for
attaining sustainable national development.
Zakir Hossain said popularisation of the science- and ICT-based education
is a must to attain self-sufficiency in all spheres for building a middle
income nation by 2021 and a developed country by 2041.
The chief guest put emphasis on building a science minded nation by making
the various programmes taken by the government in popularising science- and
technology-based education successful.
“The present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina put maximum
importance on spreading science, technology and knowledge-based education and