Introduction: Today the entire world is gradually becoming a Digital Planet. Almost every state is heading towards a knowledge-based society and Bangladesh cannot stay away from the advantages of it. In the recent general election, Awami League, one of the major political parties, first declared vision -2021 with a View io developing Bangladesh into a digital country by the next decade.
What is Digital Bangladesh and Vision -2021: Digital Bangladesh means it will be an estate all of its activities like governance, commerce, education, agriculture, etc. will be powered by computers and internet. On the other hand, vision ~2021 indicates the range of things visualized with the help of the power of looking ahead up to the year 2021, making a proper plan about them and implementing the plan into reality. Taking the year as a vision, the government of Bangladesh has fixed its plan of making Digital Bangladesh within this stipulated period.
The aimed at making a Digital Bangladesh: Bangladesh is still burdened with poverty, overpopulation, unemployment, corruption, food deficiency, natural calamities, power crisis, etc. Considering all these, the present government has aimed at making a Digital Bangladesh to overcome most of these problems. The actual aim of Digital Bangladesh is to establish technology-based digital governance which will emphasize the overall development of the country and the nation.
The plans taking by government: Bangladesh Awami League placed before the nation, some plans in the light of its vision-2021. Such as-
(a) 100 per cent net student enrolipent at primary level.
(b) Supply of pure drinkig water for the entire population.
(c) Self-sufficiency in food.
(d) Each house brought under hygienic sanitation.
(e) Free tuition up to degree level.
(f) Bangladesh attains full literacy.
(g) Living accommodation for the entire population.
(h) Unemployment reduced to 15 per cent from the present rate of 40 per cent.
(i) Poverty rate comes down to 15% from 45% at present.
(j) Bangladesh known as a country of educated people with skills 10 informat1on technology.
Implementation of some plans: Some plans of the government are implementing.jnto reality. Enrolment of the student at the primary level is increasing. The final examination of primary education has shown enthusiasm, eagerness among the pupil and people. The frequency of power failure has decreased mentionable. The supply of pure drinking water is available now. The use of hygienic sanitation is increasing.
The position of another plan: Diverse vision in health service has not even been initiated. There is soft and slowness in health service. To make the country peaceful, law and order s1tuat1on has not advanced in the vision line of the present government. In the field of agriculture development. In the field of agriculture, there is no radical change.
Barriers to fulfill this vision: The people of Bangladesh remain far away from using IT. Due to poverty and illiteracy, use of IT is beyond imagination. Despite having a lot of interest, most of the people remain out of the access of IT because· of high price.
Conclusion: Though it is very hard to fulfill the vision-2021 and making Digital Bangladesh but it is not impossible I is possible to take realistic and contemporary steps to fulfill the vision – 2021, the government will be capable to regulate the whole country with pressing a button only.
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