Call to properly utilise Russel Digital Labs to enhance youth skills
RANGPUR, July 14: Speakers at a programme said proper utilisation of Sheikh Russel Digital Labs (SRDLs) could play vital role in transforming villages into towns by enhancing skills of young students on information and communication technologies (ICT).
They expressed the views on Sunday at a seminar on 'Role of Sheikh Russel Digital Labs in Improving Quality of Education' in the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner (DC) in the city.
The district administration organised the event with the assistance of the 'Establishment of computer and language training labs in educational institutions across the country project' of the Directorate of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Heads of all secondary and higher secondary level educational institutions having SRDLs from allover the district participated in the seminar.
Assistant Project Director of the project Abul Fatah Md. Baligur Rahman attended the seminar as the chief guest with Acting DC Syed Farhad Hossain in the chair.
Additional DC (Education and ICT) Arafat Rahman, District Education Officer Rokhsana Pervin, Taraganj Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Aminul Islam and Pirganj UNO TMA Momin also spoke.
The chief guest urged the authorities of educational institutions for ensuring best utilisation of SRDLs so that those could play important role in transforming villages into towns on the way to build a developed Bangladesh by 2041.
Arafat said the labs are contributing to improving quality of education and providing training on nine different languages and enhancing ICT skills of young students also helping them in earning from outsourcing jobs.
Other speakers stressed ensuring proper utilisation and maintenance of laptops, printers, scanners, multi-media projectors, routers and equipments at SRDLs to create ample scope for young students of easily learning their lessons.