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Training Workshop on Training Need Assessment Regarding Foundation Training Course Curriculum Development for New NARS Scientists Held in National Agriculture Training Academy,Gazipur,Bangladesh:Dr. Syed Md. Zainul Abedin

A Training Workshop on Training Need Assessment Regarding Foundation Training Course Curriculum Development for New NARS Scientists was held in National Agriculture Training Academy(NATA) on 8 March 2017 with participants from all relevant organizations.The event was organized as a step for launching the Foundation Training for new scientists recruited in various research organizations under National Agricultural Research System (NARS) of Bangladesh.National Agriculture Training Academy(NATA) is a recently established organization under the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) which evolved from Central Extension Resources Development Institute (CERDI) for imparting training to all categories of officers under the Ministry of Agriculture and allied agencies.It is located in the district of Gazipur in Bangladesh.

The event was implemented in two phases.In the first phase, inauguration was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Muhammad Math hurul Haque,Director General,National Agriculture Training Academy.Dr.Md.Jalal Uddin,Executive Chairman,Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council(BARC) graced the occasion as the chief guest.Munshi Mohammad Hedayetullah,Director(Administration),NATA presented the welcome speech and Mir Nurul Alam,Director(Training),NATA presented the keynote paper focusing on the background and progress of NATA in the journey of managing training activities for the officers of the Ministry of Agriculture and its allied agencies.In his speech as the chief guest Dr.Md.Jalal Uddin,Executive Chairman,BARC emphasized on imparting the Foundation Training to the new scientists of NARS so that they can enjoy the training experience and pledged to provide full support to achieve the goal.He inaugurated the event with a note of optimism. Dr. Muhammad Math hurul Haque,Director General,NATA in his speech as the chair person thanked the Ministry of Agriculture,Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council and NARS organizations for their continued support for implementing the foundation training of the new scientists and hoped that more efficient scientists will be created through the ongoing collaborative efforts of the concerned agencies.He also urged the participants to contribute their best to develop the curriculum of the Foundation Training so that the new scientists can face the challenges of coming years.The inaugural phase was anchored by S.M. Kaiser Sikder,Senior Assistant Director (Agriculture extension),NATA.

The second phase was facilitated by Professor Dr.Md.Abdul Momen Miah,Consultant,NATA and Mir Nurul Alam,Director(Training),NATA.Professor Dr.Md.Abdul Momen,Consultant,NATA initiated the activities with a presentation on Curriculum Development Process.Then five groups were formed and exercises were done for Training Need Assessment in several steps.Each activity was accompanied by a group discussion and an enthusiastic presentation.Finally the findings were discussed by the participants and facilitators for inclusion in the curriculum of the Foundation Training of the new scientists of NARS.
A brief closing session was held to wrap up the exciting and innovative exercises of the day and to thank all for their best contributions.It was hoped from the organizers and participants that new scientists of the modern time would be able to face the challenges of the future through the participatory curriculum of the Foundation Training.

Seminar held on “Mobile Apps and Future Business & Career” in Daffodil International University :Dr Syed Md Zainul Abedin

A Seminar was held on “Mobile Apps and Future Business & Career” in Daffodil International University(DIU) on 20 July 2013.The seminar was  jointly organized by CTO Forum Bangladesh and Daffodil International University.

The seminar started at the auditorium of Daffodil International University at 0230pm with the welcome speech of Session Chair,  Professor Dr.M.Lutfor Rahman,Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University.

A number of colorful  multimedia presentations were done  on various aspects of “Mobile Apps and Future Business & Career” to a large audience of experts,teachers,students and dignitaries.

Dr.Syed Akhtar Hossain, Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science Engineering(CSE) and Mr.Md.Mahmudul Hasan,Senior Lecturer, Department of CSE presented from the Academia.

Mr.Md.Z. H. Lashkar Palash,Chief Technical Officer, D a t a S o f t  S y s t e m s  B D  L i m i t e d and Mr.Lutfor Rahman,Chief Information Officer,Airtel Bangladesh Limited presented from the Industry.

Dr.Ezazul Huq,Tresurer,CTO Forum,Mr.Kanon Kumar Roy,Director General,National Revenue Board and Member CTO Forum and Mr.Taher Ahmed Chowdhury  also a member of CTO Forum spoke on the prospects of Mobile Apps from various angles.

Members of the audience joined discussion after the presentations. It was revealed from the presentations and discussions that  a Mobile Application or Mobile App was a  software application designed to run on smartphones,tablet computers  and other mobile devices. Due to the usability of Mobile Apps their  popularity  has continued to increase. Developing application software for mobile devices emerged as a great opportunity for the trained personnel in this field. The presenters explained how development of mobile apps may be a means of career and business.They demonstrated the lucrative market or business prospects of Mobile Apps.They mentioned that 16 mobile operator companies were functioning in Bangladesh to provide services for the large number of mobile device users. Considering the  utility of various types of Apps students were urged to make best use of the existing and upcoming opportunities.

The seminar was closed by a photo session following  the vote of thanks.

 

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Entomology News

Dear Readers,

I am very happy to inform you that from now on information about the science of entomology and the work and achievements of entomologists will be published in my website www.connecttask.com

You are requested to kindly visit the news items as they are published from time to time.

To begin with, I am pleased to share with you two news of joy for the entomologists of Bangladesh.

Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has been  Chosen for Independence Award of Bangladesh for 2013

Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has been  Chosen for Independence Award of Bangladesh for 2013

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah will be bestowed the honour for his research on agriculture and its development.(Source:http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/index.php?ref=MjBfMDNfMDRfMTNfMV8yXzE2MjAxMA==)

Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah has a very illustrious career. He served as the Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council( BARC),Director General ,Bangladesh Jute Research Institute(BJRI),Director General ,Bangladesh Rice Research Institute(BRRI) and Liaison Scientist for Bangladesh of International Rice Research Institute( IRRI).

Bangladesh Entomological Society(BES) has  adopted the decision to congratulate and offer reception to Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah   in its 49th meeting of the Executive Council of BES held on 16 March 2013 in the Entomology Department of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute(BARI).

 

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU)

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman  ,Professor, Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture,Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU).

Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman  is the current Professor in the Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture,Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) and the  President of Bangladesh Entomological Society.He served as the Director (P&D) of  BSMRAU and as International Consultant (Intermittent) of UNFAO (TCIN) .

Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman maintained excellent result in all public examinations. He has  Bachelor degree in Agriculture (1977), Masters in Entomology (1979) and PhD in Entomology (1985) with major in Pesticide Toxicology and minor in Agrochemicals and  IPM.He has undergone several professional national and international trainings on pesticide management and IPM.

www.connecttask.com team takes the opportunity to congratulate Krishibid Entomologist Dr. Mohammad Abdul Hamid Miah and Krishibid Entomologist Dr.Md. Mahbubar Rahman for glorifying the community of Entomologists of Bangladesh.The team will  publish special features on the dignitaries soon.

Best regards,

Dr.Syed Md.Zainul Abedin

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