Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasized the need to ensure easy and adequate transfer of technology to the developing countries, saying that the most difficult challenge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Fourier) will be to keep pace with the developed countries. The government is taking various timely policies and measures to address the impending challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The biggest challenge is for developing and developing countries to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution. If the technology is not readily available and easily transferable.
He said this while participating in the closing ceremony of the 4th Industrial Revolution International Conference from Ganobhaban on Saturday.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasized
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has organized a two-day international conference on the Fourth Industrial Revolution at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in the capital from December 10 to mark the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the golden jubilee of independence.
The Prime Minister said, “We have created ‘Digital Bangladesh’ following in the footsteps of the Father of the Nation.” In this regard, he credited his ICT advisor Sajeeb Wazed Joy. We are working on Inclusive Sustainable Industrial Development (ISID), receiving the ‘SDG Progress Award’. We manage the country by setting goals. After the implementation of Digital Bangladesh, we are now moving towards ‘Innovative Bangladesh’. The dream of building a developed and prosperous Bangladesh by 2041 will be Bangladesh leading the fourth industrial revolution.
Mentioning three issues that are of utmost importance to her government as the basis of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Sheikh Hasina said these include: development of industry through innovation of state-of-the-art technology, creation of trained manpower and protection of the environment.
We have created ‘Digital Bangladesh
The Prime Minister said that Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujib had enacted a constitution in just nine months after independence and included these three issues as one of the responsibilities of the state. ) – Article ‘Creation of trained citizens by adapting education to the needs of the time’ and Article 16 (a) ‘Preservation of environment for present and future citizens’.
The Father of the Nation started the rapidly damaged educational institutions during the reconstruction of the war-torn country and established the University Grants Commission on 16 December 1962. The Prime Minister also mentioned that the Kudrat-i-Khuda Education Commission was set up with the aim of introducing a science and research-based education system.
Recalling the tragic chapter of ’75, the Prime Minister said, “Unfortunately, the father of the nation got only three and a half years.” In a short time, he made unprecedented progress in the fields of education, agriculture and industry. In the fiscal year 1984-1985, the GDP growth was above 9 percent. If he could hold on, Bangladesh would become his dream ‘Golden Bangladesh’ in the next 10 years.
The Father of the Nation started the rapidly
The Prime Minister said, “I am very happy that this conference has been attended by a large number of eminent scientists, researchers, teachers, students, industrialists and many others from home and abroad.” Three Nobel laureates and six eminent scientists have presented original articles. Two side events ‘Mujib-100 Idea Contest’ and ‘Mujib-100 Industrial Exhibit’ have been held.
He said that a total of 525 research papers have been submitted from 16 countries and out of them 100 research papers have been selected for presentation. In addition, 10 out of thousands of ideas have been selected as the best, each of which will receive a prize of 10 million rupees. I congratulate all the participants.
He said that a total of 525 research papers
The Prime Minister said, “I think the 4th International Conference on Industrial Revolution is a landmark step.” I hope that the knowledge gained in this conference will create a strong bond between our educational and industrial institutions. As a result, research and innovation related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be easier to put into practice.
The Minister of Education spoke more on the occasion. Dipu Moni, Deputy Minister of Education Mahibul Hasan Chowdhury, Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Prof. Kazi Shahidullah and member Md. Sajjad Hossain. A video presentation of the event is displayed.
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