Bangladesh takes experts to the village, via internet

18 03 2010

The government of Bangladesh has begun work on an ambitious new scheme to tackle poverty with the help of the internet. It plans to improve schools, hospitals, businesses and government services by linking them to the web by 2021.

Full story: BBC News

‘To do’ for Digital Bangladesh

3 03 2010

ANOTHER calendar year has gone by from the life of e-activism in Bangladesh. However, the difference from other years and 2009 is the Digital Bangladesh program of the current government. A key promise of the government is to turn Bangladesh into a middle-income country by 2021 by creating a Digital Bangladesh that will raise the people’s standard of living and improve the business environment.

Full story: The Daily Star