SCIENCE & TECH Desk, Shishir Babu, Staff Reporter, Dhaka Office: Alltimenews.com:-Facebook prepared to help Bangladesh cope with environmental troubles, After launching a blood donation function right here on Tuesday, Facebook is now equipped to aid Bangladesh government to perform awareness campaign on numerous social and environmental troubles using its popular and massive platform, reports UNB.
In an interview with UNB, Ritesh Mehta, the head of programmes of Facebook South Asia, said they will keep to have interaction with Bangladesh government and civil society participants so that humans may be benefited
from their large social networking website.
“We’ll be satisfied to have consciousness marketing campaign the use of our platform within the right viable manner. We’ve a platform and the authorities or all people can use it for the welfare of society,” he stated.
Replying to a question whether or not Facebook will provide you with a advantageous reaction if the authorities wants to perform a campaign to create recognition amongst people about environment or the awful impact of the usage of polythene purchasing baggage, Ritesh said, “We’ll without a doubt help it.”
Ritesh also said they strongly trust that generation has the capacity to solve massive social problems.
“We need to ensure that our platform is used for the welfare of humans
and society. We additionally want people to apply it for solving their problems.”
Asked whether or not Facebook has some other plan to play a big role in Bangladesh’s fitness and different sectors, he stated they want to start their tasks right here in a focused manner. “Blood donation characteristic is our first initiative here, and once we get success in it, then we’re going to consider different regions to work for.”
Ritesh said they’re working in collaboration with the ICT Ministry right here to train a few 10,000 human beings on virtual advertising and marketing abilties and empowering tech entrepreneurs. “We’ve already skilled 6,000 youths. Our goal, in
collaboration with the government, is to train upto 10,000 people subsequent year.”
During the Digital World Bangladesh programme, he said, they announced to release ‘She Means Business’. “The programme could be implemented this yr with trainings and support for ladies entrepreneurs in Bangladesh.”
Ritesh said they’d a discussion with new ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Sunday to beautify in addition cooperation with the u . S . And assist it acquire its intention of Digital Bangladesh.
“We need to retain our collaboration and efforts to help the united states materialise its dream of building Digital Bangladesh.”
Replying to a query, Ritesh said Facebook believes that it can play larger function in making some neighborhood initiative into fact. “That’s why we’re running here with the government and civil society individuals.”
About their destiny engagement with Bangladesh, he stated, “As we examine greater about local needs, we will hold to interact with the government as well as humans and civil society members right here. We’ll explore the brand new approaches in order that the human beings of Bangladesh and society can be benefited from our platform.”
Facebook product supervisor fitness Hema Budaraju said Bangladesh can be an example for other international locations by using solving its problems just like the shortage of safe blood via technology.
“We truly want to create attention among humans that we will use era for the coolest reason of human beings and society,” she delivered.
Meanwhile, Facebook rolled out a brand new characteristic here the day past (Tuesday) to assist humans in want of blood by using connecting them immediately to blood donors as Bangladesh has the shortage of secure blood like many different countries.
SCIENCE & TECH Desk, Alltimenews.com