Workshops on how to make socio-economic change, quality of life development and service delivery easier and smoother by applying the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution have been held at the National Museum of Science and Technology.
The workshop, held at the museum premises on Wednesday, was attended by officials from the military and civil administration, as well as officials from Bangladesh Bank and professional organizations. The participants are trainees of the 15th batch of BIGM’s policy analysis course.
A2i Project Director (Joint Secretary) Dr. Dewan Muhammad Humayun Kabir presented the keynote address at the seminar. Md. Imtiaz Hossain (Joint Secretary) Member (Engineering and Development) Mongla Port Authority and officials of Science Museum were also present.
The meeting presented an outline of technology-rich development for future Bangladesh and highlighted the need for government officials to be technology friendly. It also highlights the role of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in implementing the government’s digital vision.
Mohammad Munir Chowdhury, Director General of the National Museum of Science and Technology, said at the seminar, “Technology should applied uplifting the protection of natural resources and the creativity of human being. Technology must be made effective by combining man and mechanics, not by extinction. Robots will be under the control of human beings, human beings should not be slaves of robots or technology. In particular, technology needs to be used efficiently to control money laundering, corruption and environmental pollution.”
Senior Assistant Secretary at the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education Satyajit Roy Das and Senior Curator of Science Museum Sukalyan Bachhar also spoke at the seminar. AKM Lutfur Rahman Siddique, Director of Science Museum delivered the welcome address.
The trainees were given souvenirs by the Science Museum at the event and the trainees toured the galleries and exhibits of the Science Museum.