Notebook gadgets for students in future: PMNew Age Online
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has pledged to give Notebooks to all the students in future so that they can download books from the internet, bdnews24.com reported.
‘We will give Notebooks (to students) that will have everything. Digital books will also be distributed in the future,’ she said, while inaugurating a textbook festival at the Gana Bhaban on Wednesday.
She said there would not be any need to send books to remote areas; students would be able to download books from the net.
Hasina distributed textbooks among some students in the festival premise.
She congratulated those involved in book production for completing their task in time despite the political violence in the country.
The prime minister said 38.6 million people in Bangladesh have internet access.
This year, 43,353,201 students will receive 317,725,526 textbooks and other education materials.
Schools across Bangladesh will hold textbook festivals on Thursday to distribute books among the students.
The government has been distributing free textbooks to students since 2010.
As many as 1.24 billion books have been distributed in the past four years.
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