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300 some-more books to supplement e-book site

Digital chronicle of 3 hundreds some-more books will be uploaded to a government’s a single of a many sparkling websites- www.ebook.gov.bd – by January 15 to give a students giveaway entrance to all textbooks by online.

“After rising a e-book site final year, you have digitized 106 books, which will be some-more than 400 by Jan 15,” National Curriculum as well as Textbook Board (NCTB) Chairman Mostafa Kamaluddin told BSS.
In line with a government’s devise to set up Digital Bangladesh, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a online versions of a propagandize textbooks upon July 24 final year directed during reaching ICT benefits to people’s doorsteps.
The E-Book, which is entertaining by digital inclination similar to computer, e-book reader, mobile phone, PDA, CD as well as iPad is being conducted by a ‘Access to Information (A2I) Programme of Prime Minister’s Office, saved by UNDP.
Initially 106 textbooks of initial as well as delegate levels were converted to e- books, electronic chronicle of textbooks, published by a National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) as well as uploaded upon a website with a technical great of A2I programme.
This occasion, Kamalluddin pronounced they have converted all textbooks of Madrasa (Ebtedaye as well as Dakhil) as well as vocational preparation play as well as a single new book for a category 6 upon ICT to digital version.
Besides, of a ultimate digitized 300 books, 50 books have been from march as well as 170 extra books together with a renouned mina cartoon, published by Unicef for a children.
“We have already handed over a digitized chronicle of 300 books to a A2I programme for uploading to a website,” he
said.
The text residence arch pronounced a book would revoke a chaos, if hardcopies of text fails to strech to hands of a students upon time in future, he said.
He pronounced they have already combined an repository of e-books where elderly textbooks would be available.
Students can record upon to a website as well as flip by a e-books only similar to a printed ones. Besides, they can additionally download any page for giveaway as well as read those additionally upon mobile phones. The e-books have options to wizz in upon pages as well as bookmark any of those.
The students could operate a e-book simply as currently 40 percent of a country’s schools have mechanism comforts as well as a supervision has taken initiative to settle multimedia classroom during 20,500 delegate schools, Kamaluddin said.
Senior expert of A2I devise Professor Faruq Ahmed pronounced essence in multimedia formats such as video as well as existence would be uploaded upon the website to great students assimilate difficult topics in future, Kamaluddin said.
The students with diseased eyesight can review a e-book simply by have a rise bigger upon a mechanism screen, he pronounced adding a ‘text to speech’ version of text will be introduced for a visually challenged students in future.
The students, who take a initial depot as well as delegate examinations abroad, will great severely from it as they will be means to download textbooks from a website, he said.
The E-Books have already got a outrageous reply as over a single million visitors visited a site in only 3 months after a inception.
Internationally conjectural Alexa Internet in a ultimate monitoring inform pronounced some-more than eleven lakh visitors from opposite tools of a universe visited the Bangladesh government’s E-book website from Aug to Oct last.
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