Dhaka, Bangladesh
Science-based edn to dev citizens stressed

Science-based edn to dev citizens stressed

NILPHAMARI, June 4: Officials and educationists at a discussion today underscored the need for popularising the science- and technology- based education among the students for developing knowledgeable citizens in the country, reports BSS. They came up with the view at inaugural ceremony of 'The 38th National Science and Technology Week-2017' at Nilphamari Government High School ground in Nilphamari district town. The Nilphamari district administration with District Education Office organised the event in observance of the week to encourage the school students in acquiring science and technology-based education to attain sustainable development in the country. The students from 31 secondary level educational institutions and four youth clubs have set up 35 stalls on the school ground displaying their small-scale innovations. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue) of Nilphamari Majibar Rahman addressed the function as the chief guest with District Education Officer Shafikul Islam in the chair. General Secretary of Nilphamari Swadhinota Chikitsak Parisahd Dr Majibul Hassan Chowdhury, Headmaster of Nilphamari Government High School Abu Nur Md Anisul Islam Chowdhury, Headmistress of Nilphamari Government Girls' High School Sahera Banu, addressed as special guests. The chief guest stressed on popularising science-and ICT- based modern education and among the school students for building a developed and prosperous society. The other discussants laid emphasis on spreading science- and ICT- based education among the young students to speed up development in building a middle income digital Bangladesh by 2021 and a developed country by 2041. District Education Officer Shafikul Islam said the nation has achieved epoch-making success in the education and development sectors by introducing science and technology-based education in the educational institutions.

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