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Nahid to technologists: ‘Come up with innovative ideas’

Sunday 27 December, 2015 12:00:00 am

Nahid to technologists: ‘Come up with innovative ideas’

Dhaka, Dec 26 (UNB) – Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Saturday urged the technologists of Bangladesh to come up with innovative ideas to solve various technological difficulties of daily life.

 

The Minister made the urge at the inauguration programme of ‘Skills Competition-2015’ held at Institute of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) in the capital, according to a Ministry press release.

 

The competition is organised by ‘Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP)’, monitored under the supervision of Directorate of Technical Education of Education Ministry.

 

He said Bangladesh’s problems are different from other developing countries because of excessive population. Besides, fresh new problems are being detected due to rapid expansion of information technology.

 

The local technologists should be enterprising to solve the latest technological problems, he added.

 

Skills Competition-2015 is an engineering competition among diploma engineering students of both public and private institutes.

 

Top 50 innovative ideas are on display by polytechnic students in the competition.

 

Education secretary Sohrab Hossain, Directorate of Technical Education DG Ashok Kumar Biswas and Skills and Training Enhancement Project (STEP) project director Muhammad Emran were also present in the occasion.