2-day innovation showcasing fair ends in Rajshahi
RAJSHAHI, June 24, 2022 (BSS)- A two-day 'Innovation Showcasing-2022' ended at Rajshahi College auditorium here on Thursday with the main call of making the existing public services easier for welfare of the service-receiving public in general.
Ministry of Public Administration and Commissioner Office of Rajshahi division jointly organised the divisional level event projecting and displaying most of the public service related innovations and ideas.
More than 25 district and upazila level offices and institutions from all eight districts under the division showcased 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 in 25 stalls.
Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration Abul Kashem Mohiuddin addressed the closing and prize-giving ceremony as the chief guest with Additional Divisional Commissioner ANM Moyeenul Islam in the chair.
Additional Commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Suzayet Islam, Additional Deputy Inspector General of Police Joy Dev Kumar Bhadra, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Abdul Jalil and Principal of Rajshahi College Professor Abdul Khaleque also spoke on the occasion.
Abul Kashem Mohiuddin attributed that the country has been advancing towards development quickly as a result of easing the public services.
He also urged upon all officials and staff concerned to reach the services to the doorstep of the grassroots population located in remote and hard-to-reach areas after the best uses of ICT and innovations.
Mohiuddin said all the service-delivery officials and staff should be more responsive and dynamic so that the public in general can derive total benefits of the public services.
He said Bangladesh is now talking about Digital Bangladesh under the dynamic and visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the premier has taken the county's IT sector to a new height.
On the occasion, three of the participating institutions were awarded as recognition of their appreciable projection of new ideas related to easing public services.
Rajshahi College bagged the first prize, while Badalgachi Upazila Agriculture Office and Bogura District Manpower and Employment office clinched the second and third prizes respectively.