State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said that the government has been building skilled human resources on frontier technology (FR) to meet the future demand of digital revolution.
“Those who are skill on frontier technology will the leader of digital revolution,” he said while launching the Fast Track Future Leader (FTFL) training programme via Zoom online.
The ICT state minister said the skilled human resources on frontier technologies would be the builders of digital economy and that is why the government has been providing training on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality.
The government has been providing training on frontier technology with an aim to develop a substantial number of skilled people on frontier technology each year.
Organised by LICT Project of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) of ICT division the function was addressed among others by Senior Secretary of ICT Division N M Zeaul Alam, BCC Executive Director Parthapratim Deb, LICT project Director Md Rezaul Karim, Professor of Dhaka University MIS Department Dr Md. Akram Hossain and BASIS President Almas Kabir.
IT-ITES Policy Adviser of LIC project Sami Ahmed presented a power point on FTFL Training programme under which capacity would be developed of 1110 people on frontier technologies.
Senior Secretary Zeaul Alam said the IT activities have been revamped during coronavirus pandemic. The launching of FTFL training with around 700 participants is glaring example of that, he added.
Of the 1110 persons 690 are being providing training online on 22 tracks to develop skilled human resources on frontier technologies. The main characteristic of the training is: those who will complete training successfully are getting job in the IT companies.