Role of UISC in online registration of overseas job seekers

Online registration of workers seeking employment in Malaysia has just been completed. A total of 1.4 million job seekers from Dhaka, Rangpur, Khulna, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal divisions registered through the Union Information Services Centres (UISCs). Despite some problems of the temporary migration process, as a result of intermediaries, jobs in foreign countries generate […]

A Major victory for Village Courts : The Village Court (Amendment) Bill, 2013 passed in the Parliament

A Major victory for Village Courts : The Village Court (Amendment) Bill, 2013 passed in the Parliament

The Jatiya Sangsad passed The Village Court (Amendment) Bill, 2013 on 18 September 2013 with a provision to incorporate several new clauses into the existing Village Court Act, 2006 for the smooth carrying out of judicial activities at the village level. This represents a major achievement and presents itself as a key tangible result of […]

Making upazila parishad really functional

Rejuvenating upazila parishad was one of the major positive initiatives of the ruling party immediately after coming to power. It was also a move towards promoting decentralisation and boosting rural growth centres. The government seems to be committed to strengthen upazila even though many chairmen and vice chairmen have already plunged into deep frustrations over […]

Jamuna devours Chowhali upazila parishad bldgs

The Jamuna has devoured both the administrative buildings of Chowhali upazila Parishad in Sirajganj as erosion by the river has taken a serious turn in the area.Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Abdulla said two buildings of the upazila parishad went into the riverbed on September 15.“I am now holding office at upazila health complex while […]

A budget, of the people

A budget, of the people

Sitting under a mango tree on a sunny Saturday morning, the wrinkled face of Haider Ali brimmed with pride as a local government official addressed the thousand-strong crowd. “Dear Citizens, now we are going to announce the budget of Devhata Upazila Parishad for FY 2013-2014 before we open the floor and hear your comments and […]