Driving Digital Bangladesh Forward

2 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2018

Date Written: July 16, 2018

Abstract

One achievement of the government is more visible i.e. expansion of digital technology and its uses in day to day activities of mass people. Making digital Bangladesh was the election manifesto of Bangladesh Awami League in 2009 general election. With different limitations digitization took place in many sectors and different government services became peoples reach due to introduction of online processes. But till now people are not getting full benefit of digital Bangladesh due to lack of commitments from the corrupt bureaucracy and lack of monitoring and evaluation by the responsible higher authority. Corrupt official are not allowing full digitization of the processes to remain unofficial earning line alive. Therefore respective Secretaries and Ministers should be careful to make the processes fully digital to ensure hassle free delivery of government services to the mass people and make digital Bangladesh truly functional. At the same time government has to move further with its Digital Bangladesh concept into Digital Economy concept.

Keywords: Digital Bangladesh, Digital Economy, Digitization, Online government services, e-commerce, e-business, e-governance, Outsourcing

JEL Classification: G38

Suggested Citation

Abdin, Md. Joynal, Driving Digital Bangladesh Forward (July 16, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3214314 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3214314

Md. Joynal Abdin (Contact Author)

DCCI Business Institute (DBI) ( email )

DCCI Building (11th Floor), 65-66 Motijheel C/A
Dhaka, 1000
Bangladesh

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