On Thursday, 4 February 2016, Katalyst, Enroute and Banglalink organized a half day orientation session on “Farmers Helpline”- a pioneering service by Banglalink where Sub Assistant Agriculture Officers (SAAOs) who are highly sought by farmers for agriculture information are connected to farmers through a short-code. This orientation session was conducted with District Training Officials (DTOs) of 5 districts where this service is going to be launched by the first quarter of this year. Following this activity, 40 Agriculture Extension officers (AEOs) and 1200 SAAOs will be oriented on the service by the month of February.
The orientation was conducted by Rabab Bin Nazrul, Senior Executive, Digital Content and Strategic Projects. KBD Chaitanya Kumar Das, Additional Director (Monitoring), KBD Md. Mahbubul Alam, Deputy Director (Coordination), Jalal Hossain, Head of Commercial Strategy and Planning, Banglalink,
Mr. Shafiq S. Razzaq, Digital Content, Contents Assistant Manager, Marketing, Banglalink and members from Katalyst and Enroute were present in the event.