2-day innovation showcasing begins in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, June 22, 2022 (BSS) - A two-day 'Innovation Showcasing-2022' began today at Rajshahi College auditorium to make public service popular among people.
Ministry of Public Administration and Commissioner Office of Rajshahi division jointly organised the divisional level event in order to attain the cherished goal through showcasing the present field level best innovative initiatives.
District and upazila level offices and institutions from all eight districts in the division set up 25 stalls showcasing various information and documents related to public service delivery and necessary process of getting those easily after the best uses of information and communication technologies.
Divisional Commissioner GSM Zafarullah addressed the opening and seminar session as chief, while Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration Abul Kashem Mohiuddin spoke as focal person with Additional Commissioner ANM Moyeenul Islam in the chair.
Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Abu Kalam Siddique, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Jalil and Principal of Rajshahi College Professor Abdul Khaleque also spoke on the occasion.
Associate Professor Dr Abdul Maleque Sarker of the Department of Sociology in Rajshahi College presented keynote paper in the seminar titled "Innovative Service Deliveries in Public Offices and Peoples-friendly administration" while Associate Professor Sushanta Roy Chowdhury of the department of management spoke as panel discussant.
In his welcome speech, Additional Commissioner Moyeenul Islam discussed objectives of the innovation showcasing, successes already achieved in implementation of a2i Programme to attain sustainable development goals for further speeding up national development.
In his remarks, Abul Kashem Mohiuddin said the present government under the dynamic and farsighted leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working relentlessly for simplifying all the service delivery activities for welfare of the public in general.
He said the government is now setting up 28 IT parks in the country including one in Rajshahi which will create jobs for three lakh youths in phases.
Commissioner GSM Zafarullah said digitization is progressing encouragingly to achieve the esteemed successes of building a digital Bangladesh where people are getting all public services easily at their doorsteps.
He urged the field level administrative officials to work with innovative ideas to build a developed country by 2041.
Commissioner Zafarullah urged the upazila and district level service delivery officials and employees to deliver public services through the best uses of ICT and innovative ideas.