Myanmar to apply computer-assisted personal interviewing system in 2024 census enumeration

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State Administration Council Chairman Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing views round the display at the event yesterday in Nay Pyi Taw.

The 2024 census enumeration process will apply a computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) system, said Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.
At the ceremony to launch the 25th Anniversary (Silver Jubilee) of Myanmar Computer Federation and Computer Associations, which took place at Myanmar International Convention Centre-2 in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, Chairman of the State Administration Council Prime Minister Senior General Min Aung Hlaing spoke words of honour for excellent performances of the federation and its associations in the development of State’s information technology during the 25 years from 1998.
Speaking on the occasion, he underscored that the national database is being built to apply the e-ID system to register all citizens in each Unique ID (UID).
Moreover, the Senior General continued that the government enhances creativity and starts applying digital systems in commercial and administrative sectors with the formation of the Digital Economy Development Committee–DEDC to uplift the people’s socioeconomic life.
He stressed the need to strive for the establishment of a digital social and digital economic life in order to keep abreast of other countries.
He noted that it is necessary to systematically apply social media without harming the interests of other persons, especially not encroaching on national characters, security and interests of the State.
He highlighted that the digital routine is a venue of accumulating value information and is designed as an information dump of lies and uncertainties.
The Senior General urged the federation to cooperate with relevant organizations and departments to raise public awareness of digital systems and knowledge and to participate in amending and releasing necessary laws while monitoring the people’s IT security measures.
He urged all to strive to enhance digital technology in political, economic, social, education, health and other sectors in line with the theme Towards Digital Myanmar to contribute to the nation’s development.
The Senior General, Joint Secretary Lt-Gen Ye Win Oo, Chairman of Myanmar Computer Science Development Council Deputy Prime Minister and Union Minister for Transport and Communications General Mya Tun Oo, Union Minister for Science and Technology Dr Myo Thein Kyaw and President of Myanmar Computer Federation U Min Zeyar Hlaing cut the ribbon to open the ceremony.
The Senior General and party visited booths of the computer technology.
The Senior General watched a video clip on the 25-year journey of the federation and associations.
The Myanmar Computer Science Development Council Chairman presented awards to winners in the internal and international ICT competitions.
Also present at the ceremony were SAC members, Union ministers, senior military officers, deputy ministers, officials, rectors and principals, ICT and digital businesspersons, MSME businesspersons from regions and states and students. — MNA/TTA

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