National High School Programming Contest 2017 Curtained Down on 8th April
With a colorful and cheerful celebration, the National High School Programming Contest (NHSPC) 2017 has just turned its curtain down on 8th April 2017 at Krishibid Institute of Bangladesh (KIB), Dhaka. A total number of 1200 winners from 16 regions and upozilas participated in the Gala event.
In the morning at 9 of the clock, the ICT State Minister Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak of the Information and Communication Technology Division of Bangladesh Government inaugurated the ceremony. There he motivated the young kids participants and shared that by 2021, with the prudent leadership of Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh will be a Digital Country where the present participants will have to lead it towards the global platform.
The programming contest held in two parts; one at IIT, Dhaka University with the senior students and another one is at Daffodil University, Dhaka with the junior participants. The programming quiz and question-answer session were conducted by Munir Hasan, the General Secretary of BdOSN and Lafifa Jamal, the Chairperson of Robotics and Mechatronics Department, Dhaka University.
The closing ceremony of NHSPC-2017 started at 4pm at KIB with the presence of Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister of the ICT Ministry as Chief Guest, Additional Secretary of the ministry Md. Harunur Rashid, Muhammed Zafar Iqbal Sir from SUST and so on.
110 National Winners were awarded the prizes. They will be getting some residential training on Dhaka from where they will be choosing on their performance basis to perform at the International Informatics Olympiad to be held in Tehran, Iran.
This national competition was implemented by Bangladesh Open Source Network (BdOSN) with the judging partner CodeMarshal. The relevant information is available at www.fb.com/nhspc and www.fb.com/groups/nhspc