Yangon The Capital City of Myanmar Myanmar Standard Time six hours and thirty minutes ahead of Greenwich Mean Time
GOVERNMENT ENCOURAGEMENT AND INITIATIVE IT will change every countrys development opportunities Myanmar Computer Science Development Act was promulgated on September 30th 1996 Myanmar Computer Development Council, the highest policy making body was duly established in October 1998. the Myanmar Computer Professional Association (MCPA), the Myanmar Computer Industry Association (MCIA) and the Myanmar Computer Enthusiasts Association (MCEA) were formed successfully All these computer associations are striving a force in the drive for the ICT development in Myanmar.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A key source for obtaining knowledge A key element for socio-economic development of a country The basic input for economic development National leaders have been giving direction repeatedly for the development of ICT Become essential for the social and economic progress.
(a)e-Legal Infrastructure Committee (b)Information Infrastructure Committee (c)IT Education Committee (d)e-Application Committee (e)IT Standardization Steering Committee (f)Liberalization Committee To implement that Agreement and to promote ICT in Myanmar, a national level the e-National Task Force was formed with following six working committees on October 31st 2000 IT Master Plan will focus : To implement that Agreement and to promote ICT in Myanmar, a national level the e-National Task Force was formed with following six working committees on October 31st 2000 IT Master Plan will focus : Six working committees
For the development of IT in Myanmar by year 2010 (priority areas for implementation) IT application IT Education & Human Resource Development Foundation for IT industry ICT Infrastructure Legal infrastructure ICT Standardization and Liberalization
Computer applications were developed not only in the private sector but also in the Government sector. The private sector initiates e-commerce e-Banking e-Shopping e-Reservation e-Media e-Entertainment The private sector initiates e-commerce e-Banking e-Shopping e-Reservation e-Media e-Entertainment The Government sector initiates e-Government Smart School e-Passport e-Visa TEDI ( Trade Electronic Data Interchange ) The Government sector initiates e-Government Smart School e-Passport e-Visa TEDI ( Trade Electronic Data Interchange )
Activity of Myanmar ICT Infrastructure and University of Computer Studies (UCSY)
Research works on Rural Development Research works on Industrial Development Master and Doctorate Research Program Regular Research Works of research Departments Research and Development Sector
Food Science & Technology Biotechnology Meteorology and Geophysics Materials Science and Technology Information Technology Non-Conventional Research Marine Science and Technology Current and Future Development
Current Research under MOST Applied Research IT Research Biotechnology Research Marine Science and Technology
Applied Research Area Food and Nutrition Research –Constructed Solar Dryer for preservation of seasonal fruits. (Mango) –Making experiment for preserving Lime. –Microbilogy test of condensed milk and Microbiology test of Kidney cleansing water. –Making Tamarine juice and bean curds for staffs.
Applied Research Area Contd Indigenous Medicine –The effect of indigenous medicine on Malaria. –Experimenting plant for curing Malaria. –Making capsule with Mastard Oil. –Experimenting plant for curing Cancer. –Experimenting plant for Liver disease.
Major Milestones Myanmar Computer Science Development Law was promulgated and Myanmar Computer Science Development Council (MCSDC) was formed in 1996 Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) was formed in 1998 e-ASEAN Framework Agreement signed by Leaders of ASEAN countries e-National Task Force was formed in 2000 CT Master Plan (2001-2010) was approved in 2001 by MCSDC Myanmar ICT Park established e-Government Projects initiated Information Technology
IT Research Area Natural Language Processing Wireless Sensor Network Embedded System Software Engineering Parallel and Distributed Computing Image Processing Network Processing Web Engineering XML and Database System
IT in Education As part of the SOI ASIA Project, UCSY has been used as one of the earth stations to receive lectures delivered via satellite based internet Multimedia classrooms starts schools from May 1998 Over 400 learning centers get on-line training preparing e-learning system using VSAT Network, Internet Access Install the computers, VSAT network and iPSTAR ( wireless Broad Band) in all high schools and middle schools all over the country with fulfillment of the Government
To fulfill the need for trained manpower To excel in the field of education, training and research To identify food science and technology Future Development Focus Food Science & Technology
On going research Bio-fertilizers, Biogas, Bio-pesticides, Probiotic, Malaria drugs, Plant tissue culture, Prawn and shrimp culture and cattle breeding Biotechnology
Future Goals Bio-fertilizers, Biogas, Bio-pesticide and probiotic production of hormones and enzymes, bioleaching of metal ores, wastewater treatment, crop seedling production, brook stock and strain selection for aquaculture and development of transgenic crops. Biotechnology Contd
Biotechnology Research Animal Biotechnology Aquaculture e Biotechnology Environmental Biotechnology Food Biotechnology Medical Biotechnology Industrial Biotechnology Molecular Biotechnology
To improve the agricultural sector by upgrading countrys irrigation and water supply system To upgrade transportation sector by improving its national road network Meteorology and Geophysics
(17) projects implementing in (4) different areas 1.Materials Science 2.Ferrous Metallurgy 3.Rare-Earth Metal Extraction 4.Foundry Engineering Materials Science and Technology
Marine Science and Technology Research Fishery Forecast Identification of Production Zones Costal Zone Management Fishery Application
Biomass Wind, Solar and Hydro Power Marine Science and Technology Non-Conventional Energy Research
Agriculture Coastal and Marine Application Urban Planning Forestry Integrated Development Planning Mapping for Myanmar Activities of Remote Sensing Centre
Database System Currently we use separate database for each research department We use Microsoft access database for each research department We havent used global database yet We intend to use global database
Database Flowchart Applied Research DatabaseIT Research Database Biotechnology Research Database Marine Science and Technology Research Database
Only two ISP in Myanmar MPT (Myanmar Post & Telecommunication) -under the control of Ministry of Communication, Posts & Telegraph Bagan Cybertech -established in year 2000 -provide the most modern communication technology Internet is ready for most Capital city Internet users are enjoying with Broad Band access Internet cafes are opened as an entrance of more internet access Only two ISP in Myanmar MPT (Myanmar Post & Telecommunication) -under the control of Ministry of Communication, Posts & Telegraph Bagan Cybertech -established in year 2000 -provide the most modern communication technology Internet is ready for most Capital city Internet users are enjoying with Broad Band access Internet cafes are opened as an entrance of more internet access ICT Infrastructure