a2i, UNIDO to develop human resources
IT Live: A publication titled “Future Skills: Finding Emerging Occupations to Tackle the Challenges of Automation in Bangladesh” was unveiled at the inauguration ceremony at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in Dhaka on Sunday.
a2i, in collaboration with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), have organized "National Consultation on i4.0 and Future of Work" to develop demand-driven human resources.
The chief guest, Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun, from Ministry of Industry said: “We will build specialized factory for human development.”
The guest of honor, Deputy Minister Mohibul Hasan Chowdhury, from the Ministry of Education said: “Disruptive thinking in policy level will bring positive changes in the education system. The time for cost-benefit analysis, resource dissemination and plan implementation has arrived.
The minister said: “The skills of teachers in technical curriculums should be upgraded and changes should be brought according to industry requirements.
Principal Coordinator (SDG Affairs) at Prime Minister's Office, Md. Abul Kalam Azad, said: “We invite industries to bring the technology of tomorrow. Automation will not take the job of all people.
The Regional Representative of UNIDO, Rene Van Berkel, said, “The components of 4IR are Mechanization, Electrification, Automation & Digitalization where Digitalization is digital transformation that optimizes work environment.”
Country Representative in Bangladesh of UNIDO, ZakiUz Zaman, chaired the event and talked about the demonstration center.
Dhaka 05 August (campuslive24.com)//MIH