POST TIME: 17 February, 2019 00:00 00 AM
BCC gets two awards for innovation
BSS, Dhaka

BCC gets two awards for innovation

Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC) yesterday received two prestigious awards of Open Group for developing online recruitment (e-recruitment) system and geospatial data sharing platform GeoDASH.

BCC’s Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICT) Project Director Md Rezaul Karim received the awards from Chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) J. Satyanarayana and The Open Group President and CEO – Steve Nunn at Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty of India, said a media release here yesterday.

Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Pinarayi Vijayan and representatives of different countries and high officials of Open Group were present. Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards.

 ‘Open Group Kochi Awards 2019′ was given for developing e-recruitment system and the `Open Group Award for Innovation and Excellence-2019’ for developing GeoDASH platform to share and collaborate geospatial data for government agencies.

The Open Group Expert Panel selected BCC’s two innovative platforms after a rigorous process and evaluating innovations of large number of governments, industries and academia from Asia, Australia, Africa and Middle East besides from various States of India.

The Leveraging ICT for Growth, Employment and Governance (LICT) Project of BCC of ICT Division developed the e-recruitment system for making the recruitment process of all government agencies online.