A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Access to Information (a2i) Programme of Prime Minister’s Office, ACI Formulations Limited, Spice Digital Bangladesh and Air World Communications Limited on 05 March, 2017 at SSF Briefing Room of the Prime Minister’s Office to provide agricultural related information and services, bus and air ticket sale services through Digital Center.
Kabir Bin Anwar, Director General (Administration), Prime Minister’s Office and Project Director of a2i Programme, Shusmita Anis, Managing Director of ACI Formulations Limited, Arup Kumar Ghose, Manager, Spice Digital Bangladesh Limited, Mizanur Rahman, Managing Director of Air World Communications Limited signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations.
Under this MOU, five thousand two hundred and seventy five (5275) digital centers across the country will provide agriculture related information and services of ACI Limited Formulations, quality seeds and fertilizer sales service, chemicals for exterminating fungus, organic sales and services, and agricultural inputs to farmers such as spraying machines, yield Flora for cultivation and production. On the other hand, Spice Digital Limited Bangladesh Limited and Air World Communications Limited will provide bus, ferry, train and plane tickets, several international hotel booking service and ticket refund service through digital center, which will reduce wastage of time and travel costs.
Digital center is a thriving modern center for providing information-technology based services which has been established in union councils, municipalities and the City Corporation Wards and has already provided about 27 core to 80 million services among the citizen of Bangladesh. 30,207 bank accounts were opened, 78 core 44 lakh 88 thousand money transferring process through banking channels, 6 core 40 lakh 10 thousand remittance transfer service, provided 2 core 68 million 28 thousand passport fees, 12,000 passport application services provided through online, millions of men, women, workers and professionals online registration and also receive 4 lakh 50 thousand land record without any hassle are unique record of Digital Center.