Company Name: ICT Business Promotion Council
ICT Business Promotion Council
Ministry of Commerce
BFIDC Building (8th Floor)
73, Motijheel Commercial Area
Dhaka - 1000, Bangladesh
Tel: +880-(0)2-9514434, 9514435
ICT Business Promotion CouncilMinistry of Commerce
Information and Communications technology (ICT) has enormous potential for Bangladesh in furthering her sustainable development and achieving competitive position in the global market. It might be of noted that besides opening up new horizons of possibilities, Information technology goes a long way in creating a level playing field in the global economic setting. In recent years Bangladesh earned a rapid growth in ICT export.
Government of Bangladesh has declared ICT sector as one of the "highest priority sector" for its immense potential inherent. Export Policy 2009-12 also puts emphasis on the scrotal development of the exportable goods with a view to diversify exports. To realize this objective, one of the strategies designed in the National Export Policy is the formation of the product based Business Promotion Councils, implementing of this strategy lead to form ICT Business Promotion Council (IBPC) under the auspices of the Commerce Ministry in the year 2003. The uniqueness of the Council bears the testimony of having partnership between the private sector and the government under Companies Act, 1994 as a limited company. In addition, the present Government has set a vision for having a Digital Bangladesh by 2021.
Since it’s inception in 2003, ICT Business Promotion Council (IBPC) is working hand on hand with the industry for building capacity in the fields of knowledge acquiring and dissemination, quality and productivity improvement through human recourses development, awareness building, sending market promotion teams & delegations abroad, organizing ICT fairs at home, monitoring issues related to productivity, quality, compliance, technology trends etc. Besides, IBPC have several training and awareness programmes aimed at domestic capacity building of the industry.