To get 10% cash or subsidy in ICT export, certification for BASIS, BCS and BACCO has been made mandatory. As per the circular of ICT export subsidy signed by Deputy General Manager of Bangladesh Bank Mr. Harun-Ur-Rashid, certificates of the associations have to be submitted along with subsidy applications.
In case of software export, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), for Hardware export, Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) and in case of ITES export, BASIS or Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsourcing (BACCO) will provide the certificates.
A sample format of the certificate also has been attached in the circular. In case of providing certificates, government has also considered the violation of rules and regulations and so, there also has been a provision of punishment.