Students getting smart ID cards in Rajshahi
10 November 2015, Nirapad News: College and school students have started getting smart ID cards for the first time in the city and the city dwellers are adjudging the initiative as epoch-making.
Fazley Hossain Badsha, MP, who took the initiative, launched the card distribution programme in PN Govt. Girls School yesterday as chief guest saying five government schools and colleges will be brought under the modern ICT in preliminary stage.
Earlier on, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on software relating to school-college students smart ID card and School College Management has been signed with Northwestern IT Village Limited for successful execution of the Rajshahi School Students Smart Card project.
Deputy Director of Department of Secondary and Higher Education Dr Shormin Ferdous Chowdhury, Headmaster of PN Girls School Shahara Khanom, Managing Director Northwest IT Village Advocate Arman Ali and its Directors Sharifa Jakaria and Nazma Parveen and Head of Technology Team Shah Newaj Pavel were present on the occasion.
On promotion of the card, students’ presence in the class needs not to be counted. Instantly, the parents will get mobile phone message when the students touch the card on the machine to be installed in the gate at the time of their entrance and exit.
The process will save time and the authorities’ concerned can deter number of students’ presence or absence with just a click on keyboard of the computer. They can inform the parents about their children’s presence in the school.
Lawmaker Badsha says the institutes will launch their own website alongside other online activities under the scheme. Information of every student will remain preserved in database, as well as, absence and presence, message option, tabulation sheet, admission card, transcript, pay-roll and fee collection. Necessary devices will also be installed for successful operation of the modern system.
He mentioned that the venture will supplement the government’s digital Bangladesh program to some extent.