I have been implementing many development activities by own fund

I have been implementing many development activities by own fund

I am the elected chairman of this Union Parishad (UP) twice. At first, I took the responsibility of chairman of  Danga UP in 2003. Then I became its chairman for the second time in 2011. My father was a member of this UP. During Pakistan and Bangladesh periods, he performed the responsibility of the UP member […]

LOGIN Asia Bangladesh Chapter meeting held

A meeting of LOGIN Asia Bangladesh Chapter was held at the National Institute of Local Government (NILG) on March 2, 2015.Aroma Dutta of PRIP Trust moderated the meeting, while LOGIN Asia Bangladesh Country Facilitator Santanu Lahiri delivered the key presentation. Agenda of this meeting was plan of Bangladesh for 2015. Among others, Sabina Yasmeen Lubna […]

Foreign students visit Shokoler Kotha office

Three students of the Indian National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NID & PR) and one student of Goethe University University of Germany visited the Shokoler Kotha office in Dhaka on March 11, 2015. The students are Susmita Layek, Pallavi Balaso Mane and Nishkarsh Mehra  of NID & PR and Nora Berger-Kern of […]

My victory went beyond my political identity

My victory went beyond my political identity

I have obtained my masters degree with honours in social science from Rajshahi University in 1994. Afterwards, I returned to my locality where I established an NGO. I rendered help and cooperation to common people of the area through this NGO. I remained with them during their happiness and woes. Since 1999, I have been […]

2nd Int’l Local Govt. Confce in Dhaka from March 27-28

The Second International Local Government Conference 2015 will be held at Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka from March 27-28. The President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Md. Abdul Hamid, will inaugurate the conference. The Municipal Association of Bangladesh (MAB) will organize the programme. Among others, Minister for Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, […]

Dhaka WASA Consultative Meeting held

Dhaka WASA Consultative Meeting held

A consultative meeting was held on 11 February 2015, in the conference room of the Local Government Division of Bangladesh Secretariat. The meeting was presided over by M. Monzur Hossain, Senior Secretary, Local Government Division, with the view to discuss about legal access to water supply for the low income communities in Dhaka city under Dhaka […]

After I introduced night patrol, law and order situation in my UP has improved

After I introduced night patrol, law and order situation in my UP has improved

I am elected twice as chairman of Joychandi Union Parishad – first in 2002 and then in 2011. My father was an elected representative of people and a member of Joychandi Union Parishad. I have been involved in student politics since my student life. I built a good rapport with people. With my father as […]

I had to compete election second time due to the pressure of people

I had to compete election second time due to the pressure of people

I have been elected chairman twice of this Union Parishad, first in 2002 and second time in 2011 by a landslide margin.  My uncle was the chairman earlier and I defeated him by a huge margin. The inspiration and affection of the people led me to become their representative.  I have completed B Com from […]

Matrai Union Parishad is marching forward to be a Herbal Union

Matrai  Union Parishad is marching forward to be a Herbal  Union

This is my first tenure as the elected chairman. My father and grandfather too have served as chairmen of the Union Parishad, and have been my inspiration, alongwith the support of the community.  I completed my Post Graduation from Rajshai University in 2002 in political science. My wife Sabina Yesmin also earned same degree from […]

Training Academy Now At Union Level:Union Parishad Local Academy

Training Academy Now At Union Level:Union Parishad Local Academy

The National Institute of Local Government (NILG) recently launched Union Parishad Local Academy (UPLA), to impart training to elected representatives of Union Parishads. Under the scheme, accredited Union Parishads can organize such training courses.  The NILG formed the UPLA with assistance from SHARIQUE Programme of the HELVETAS Swiss Inter-Cooperation. SHARIQUE is a programme supported by […]