Mr. Md. Harunur Rashid is a retired Additional Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh. Nowserving as Technology Management Specialist (Team Leader) under the project “Innovation Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (iDEA) Project” ofICT Division, Ministry of Posts, telecommunications & IT. He comes with decades of experience in the civil service, starting from Cooperative Cadre in the Year 1986 as an Assistant Registrar.
Latest activities during working period in ICT Division as Additional Secretary in management levels to lead the initiatives for innovation and special Fund Management & Selection of innovations, ideas, projects and research proposals; Management & Utilization of fund for Fellowship & Scholarship in ICT. Also as Team Leader for ICT Promotional Activities – Played the leading role in implementing major business exhibitions in ICT sector in home and on abroad;
He was also involved in policy making for ICT Division. Major activities in policy making was to review & drafting up gradation proposal for the ICT Policy 2009;Drafting of the Proposed Digital Security Act, 2016;Formulation of ICT Development Fund Management Policy;Formulation of policies for Innovation, Special Fund, Fellowship & Scholarship Fund;Finalizing Draft proposal for National e-Commerce Policy, 2016; Finalizing Draft proposal for E-Mail Policy, 2017 and formulation of technical paper for Innovation Activities/ Startup, iDEA Project concept Development & Entrepreneurship Development in ICT sector as team member;