Software testing, quality assurance lab at JU

State Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Junaid Ahmed Palak on Tuesday said that all the university will come to specialized lab area while the first step is held by Jahangirnagar University (JU).

He said this at the inaugurating ceremony of the Software Testing and Quality Assurance Lab (STQAL) at the Institute of Information Technology (IIT) in the University. The standard software project would be examined at StQAL that has been set up with the finance of the government.

State Minister inaugurating LabHe also said that optic cable network service will be reached in all upazillas within this month using own network of the ICT division.

Speaking at the program as the chief guest, the state minister said, ’Bangladesh is the role model of the establishing of technology-knowledge based of society. We have been working to serve high speed 3G services in all upazillas, creating human resource and industrial promotion.

‘Our aim is to serve the students of the remote areas as if they could be able to make self-employment knowing education, healthcare and agriculture service of the government,’ added the state minister.

Chaired by the JU Vice Chancellor Prof Farzana Islam, the programme was addressed by the JU pro-VC Prof Abul Hossain, local Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Enamur Rahman and director of IIT-JU KM Akkas Ali among others.

Prof Farzana Islam said, `Bangladesh will step forward by the hand of the young generation. Such kind of testing lab will be a milestone in the ICT sector of Bangladesh.’

Noted, the software testing lab has been set by the IIT of JU where JU students would be able to test software initially. Students will be able to enhance their skills through this lab.

Assad, JU Correspondent