Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited on Monday inaugurated its annual programme - ‘Seeds for the Future 2020 in Bangladesh’.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, was the chief guest of the virtual inauguration ceremony, said a press release.
Palak said, “We believe this program will boost the students in their career paths and help them to gain knowledge about new technologies such as big data and IoT. Besides, this will aid them in helping the country to achieve the Vision of Digital Bangladesh 2021.”
‘Seeds for the Future’ is a flagship CSR programme of Huawei which mainly focuses on bridging the gap between academic and industry knowledge and also a long-term CSR activity dedicated to the top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) students worldwide.
This year, students from Dhaka University (DU), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), and Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) will be participating in the program.
The students from DU, CUET, and KUET will be from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) department and in contrast, the students from BUET and RUET will be from Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department.
Two best students from the final undergraduate year in the said department from each university will be chosen based on their CGPA (Cumulative Grade Points Average), spot examination and their presentation on new technology and innovative companies.
The selected students will be attending five days online programme of cultural and technological training from the Huawei Headquarters of China (Beijing and Shenzhen).