e-News® | The NEWS Company…SANGSAD BHABAN, Feb 09, 2016 : The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University, Bangladesh Bill, 2016 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad today with a view to expediting the process of building a digital Bangladesh.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid introduced the bill in the House, saying the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Digital University would expand facilities for higher education on science and modern technology and also the science-based subjects for improved education, research, technology innovation. According to the bill, the government would establish the digital university in the greater interest of expansion of science in the country along with usage and expansion of world famous technology, declared by the Prime Minister.
It said the university would make significant contribution in creating employment and innovating new entrepreneurs at home and abroad on ICT sector. Earlier, the cabinet approved the bill on December 29, 2015. Later, the bill was to the concerned parliamentary committee for scrutiny and report back to the House within 30 days