Corruption is the biggest challenge of 4th industrial revolution: Mannan
Published: 05:15 PM, 18 September 2021
Planning Minister MA Mannan; File Photo
Planning Minister MA Mannan said corruption is the biggest challenge of the fourth industrial revolution. The challenge of the fourth industrial revolution has to be met by building skilled human resources through the spread of education and technology.
He came up with the comments while speaking at the shadow parliament on Government's preparation to face the challenge of the fourth industrial revolution at BFDC on Friday, organized by Debate for Democracy.
The planning minister said it was important to tackle corruption at all levels to meet the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution. Big projects are creating opportunities for corruption, looting and waste. Corruption is a malady. There is corruption in society and we are worried about it. Corruption will be reduced through law enforcement, not intolerance.
Citing Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) and other institutional activities were being intensified to curb corruption MA Mannan said appropriate action will be taken to rectify the deviations that have taken place in the high-tech park.
Noting that the government is sincere in expanding higher education, he said that is why universities are being established in different parts of the country. Where science and technology education is being given priority. Environmental protection needs to be ensured in the process of automation or mechanization.
Chairman of Debate for Democracy Hasan Ahmed Chowdhury Kiran presided over the function.
At the event, 10 recommendations were mentioned to address the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution.