‘Invest more in research’
Scholars from different universities have stressed the need for increasing funds and research activities on digital technologies for preparing for the fourth industrial revolution.
They were speaking at a daylong workshop on "Fourth Industrial Revolution, Challenges and the Way Forward: Bangladesh Perspective".
Rajshahi University and University Grants Commission organised the event at RU on Wednesday.
RU VC Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar chaired the workshop. UGC member Prof Muhammad Alamgir attended as chief guest.
Digital technology experts Prof Kazi Mohaimen-us-Shakib of Dhaka University and Prof Afroza Parveen of Khulna University presented keynote papers respectively on "Knowledge Dominates the Period of 4IR" and "Challenges of 4IR & the Way Forward".