26 May 2022, 19:46

No alternative to technology education to survive: Palak

RANGPUR, May 26, 2022 (BSS) - State Minister for the ICT Division Zunaid

Ahmed Palak has said there is no alternative to technology education to
survive in a competitive world by facing the tough challenges of the Fourth
Industrial Revolution.

He said this while inaugurating the 'Mobile Apps and Games Testing Lab'
established under the 'Skill Development for Mobile Game and Application
Project' of the ICT Division at Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) here
today as the chief guest.

The State Minister said the higher education institutions should give
priority in four sectors to build a technology dependent society.

"The four sectors are Cyber Security, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and
Microprocessor Designing," he said, and suggested designing educational
curriculums giving due importance to these four areas.  

He mentioned that the ICT Division would extend all possible cooperation to
promote Begum Rokeya University to a world standard educational institution.

"There is no alternative to acquiring capacity especially in these four
sectors if we want to survive in the future of the technology-dependent
world," said Palak.  

Vice-Chancellor of Begum Rokeya University Professor Dr Md Hasibur Rashid,
its Pro Vice-chancellor Professor Dr Sarifa Salowa Dina, Deans of different
faculties and heads of various departments, teachers, students and officials
of the university were present.  

Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor greeted the State Minister with flowers on his
arrival in the campus of the university.

Palak paid homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
by placing wreaths at the mural of Bangabandhu on the campus before
inaugurating the 'Mobile Apps and Games Testing Lab'.

Earlier, the State Minister attended separate functions including the
unveiling plaque of the foundation stone of Dr M A Wazed Miah High-Tech Park,
Rangpur at Kholishakuri area and a function arranged on the occasion at Zilla
Parishad Community Centre in the city.



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