In latest initiatives to build the digital Bangladesh, the government launches a total of 25,000 portals today to provide information and service to the people immediately and prevent corruption at the high level of Administration.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy will inaugurate the main platform (www.bangladesh.gov.bd) of these websites at the Prime Minister’s Office at 12:00pm of the day.
Under this platform, 5 thousands are domains of the various government websites that cover 61 ministries and departments, 345 directorates, 64 districts, 488 upazilas and 4,550 unions.
These portals have been developed under the Access to Information (a2i) Programme of PMO for a year with supervision of Cabinet Division in association with Bangladesh Computer Council and Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services for a year.
The cabinet published a gazette on December 5, 2013 on the matter.
State Minister for Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak told that “Gathering information for theses portals has taken two and half years.”