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1,800 Govt officials' e-governance training ends
Published :Monday, 4 April, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 9

Training of 1,800 government officials has so far been completed at home and abroad on e-governance including cyber security to check the fast growing cybercrimes causing a serious threat to the information, data and services of the government.
The 1,800 officials have been given training as part of the government's plan of providing training to a total of 2,500 officials including IT personnel of the ministries, departments and directorates to build their capacity to run e-governance activities, especially checking cyber threat under the World Bank financed Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICT) Project of the government, official sources said.
The 70 million US dollar LICT Project of Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) under ICT Division has been launched in February 2013 to establish e-government foundation and build skilled human resources for the IT sector of Bangladesh. "We want to build capacity of government officials to run e-governance activities including IT project management, ethical hacking, cyber security," said ICT Secretary Shyam Sunder Sikder.    ?BSS

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