BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 conferred on Thursday (Sep 6) in a grand ceremony. The award giving ceremony took place at the Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh-IDEB, Kakrail, Dhaka. Posts, Telecommunications & ICT Minister Mustafa Jabbar was present as the chief guest at the ceremony. ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak graced the occasion as special guest. Sham Shundor Shikdar, Secretary, Posts and Telecommunication Department, and Zuena Aziz, Secretary, ICT Division was present as guest of honor.
At the opening speech BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 convener and Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) Director Didarul Alam said, the objective of the BASIS National ICT Awards is to provide recognition to outstanding achievements of individuals, students, entrepreneurs, SMEs and organizations with operations in Bangladesh who have contributed to the development of the Digital Bangladesh initiative or in building applications and services for the benefit of Bangladesh.
BASIS President Syed Almas Kabir said, in BASIS National ICT Awards innovative and prospective ICT projects of Bangladesh would be recognized. Through a robust judging process the best ones would be selected. These projects depict the wide potential of Bangladesh’s ICT sector.
Zunaid Ahmed Palak said in his speech, BASIS is working relentlessly to accelerate the growth of Bangladesh’s ICT Sector. They have gone through vigorous process to gather, judge, scrutinize projects from all around Bangladesh. The awardees must feel very proud as it’s the most prestigious ICT award in Bangladesh.
In his speech, Mustafa Jabbar said BASIS has organized this grand award in a row for the second time. This year 76 awards have been given in 35 categories. I am feeling honored to know that, this year highest of number of members are participating at APICTA Awards. I hope this delegation of 70 members will bring glory for Bangladesh.
The award winners are as follows:
1. BUSINESS SERVICES (HC-BS)- Finance & Accounting Solutions (Fintech)-Champion- Bdtax Technology Ltd.
2. BUSINESS SERVICES (HC-BS)- ICT Services Solutions-Champion- MySoft Limited
3. BUSINESS SERVICES (HC-BS)- Marketing Solutions-Champion- Chobir Baksho
4. BUSINESS SERVICES (HC-BS)- Professional Services (Legal, HR etc.) Solutions-Champion-ADDIE Soft Ltd.
5. BUSINESS SERVICES (HC-BS)- Security Solutions-Champion- REVE Systems Ltd.
6. Banking, Insurance & Finance-Champion- Leadsoft Bangladesh Ltd.
7. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Digital marketing/Advertising-Champion- Misfit Technologies
8. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Games (Students only)-Champion- Pabna University of Science & Technology
9. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Media & Entertainment-Champion- Grameenphone
10. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Real Estate-Champion- The Databiz Software Ltd
11. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Retail and Distribution-Champion- The Databiz Software Ltd
12. CONSUMER (HC-C)- Tourism & Hospitality-Champion- Go Zayaan Ltd
13. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Community Services-Champion- Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)
14. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Champion- LEADS Corporation Limited
15. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Health and Wellbeing-Champion- AeroTEK
16. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Indigenous Service-Champion- SoftBD Ltd.
17. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Regional and Remote Services-Champion- Radisson Digital Technologies Limited
18. INCLUSION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES (HC-ICS)- Sustainability & Environment-Champion- ME SOLshare Ltd.
19. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Agriculture-Champion- ACI Agribusiness
20. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Engineering & Construction-Champion- North South University
21. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Manufacturing-Champion- Idea 3D Solutions
22. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Resources, Energy & Utilities -Champion- EasySense
23. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Supply Chain Logistics-Champion- Newgen Technology Limited
24. INDUSTRIAL (HC-I)- Transport-Champion- Zantrik Limited
25. PUBLIC SECTOR AND GOVERNMENT (HC-PSG)- Digital Government-Champion- Tech Terrain IT.
26. PUBLIC SECTOR AND GOVERNMENT (HC-PSG)- Government & Citizen Services-Champion- MIECLab
27. Students CATEGORIES (HC-S)- Junior Student (to year 9)-Champion- Bogra Zilla School, Bogra
28. Students CATEGORIES (HC-S)- Senior Student (Last 3 years Before Uni)-Champion- Prixomic
29. Students CATEGORIES (HC-S)- Tertiary Student Project (Undergraduate)-Champion- University of Information Technology and Sciences
30. Technology Category- BIG DATA ANALYTICS (CT-BDA)-Champion- Pridesys IT Ltd
31. Technology Category- INTERNET OF THINGS (CT-IOT)-Champion- DataSoft Systems Bangladesh Limited
32. Cross Category- RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (CC-RD)-Champion- Raise IT Solutions Ltd.
33. Cross Category- START UP (CC-SU)-Champion- Sindabad.com Limited
Among them 32 teams have been selected for APICTA Awards, Guangzhou, China. 70 Members delegation are participating at this year’s APICTA Awards 2018.
Besides, 76 projects, 29 judges and organizing teams were given crests. BASIS National ICT Awards 2018 has been powered by United Commercial Bank Limited-UCBL
At the end BASIS Senior Vice President Farhana A Rahman concluded the program with the vote of thanks.
Key Points of BASIS National ICT Awards 2018:
1. 650+ projects
2. 76 Awardees in 35 categories
3. 32 Projects have been nominated for APICTA Awards 2018
4. 70 members from Bangladesh are participating at APICTA Awards, Guangzhou, China
- Press release