Bangladesh : Science & Technology

The need for faster technological development is increasingly felt in Bangladesh. Development plans of Bangladesh have emphasized science and technological research to develop technologies through adoption of imported technology as well as development of indigenous technologies. As the country is heavily dependent on imported technologies, proper planning is required for its effective transfer through acquisition, assimilation and adoption.

A National Science and Technology Policy has been formulated and adopted by the Government. It has laid down the directions for S and T activities and research, institutional and manpower development. dissemination and documentation facilities. The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) determines S and T policies, reviews the activities of different institutions and provides direction towards S and T research and activities.

A few of the top inventions of Bangladesh are, Crystal detector, Comilla Model, Crescograph and Crystal Radio. With the efficiency in primary, secondary and higher education, Bangladesh is gradually advancing in the sector of science and technology. This decade in fact was the decade of technological revolution for Bangladesh.

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