Pabnapur UISC

Pabnapur UISC

The Pobnapur Union Parishad under Palashbari Upazila of Gaibandha has a total population of around 26,013, out of which 14,973 are females. In this Union Parishad, 4,000 are hardcore poor and 350 are disabled for various reasons. There were no IT enabled services in this locality. So the people could not avail the various online […]

Protecting People from Dharala River Erosion

Protecting People from Dharala River Erosion

The inhabitants of Mogolbasa Union Parishad overcame a huge problem of river erosion in October 2011. If left unchecked, erosion could destroy everything of the Union. The chairman of this Union Parishad, Deputy Commissioner and Executive Engineer of Water Development Board, took an initiative to make bamboo filing with the participation of local people under […]

A course for empowerment of LG women representatives

A course for empowerment of   LG women representatives

A course for empowerment of women representatives in local government is going to be launched shortly as a pilot program under the supervision of the National Institute of Local Government (NILG). Opinions of local govt. representatives are major inputs of this course designing. As part of this course designing, Bhimrao Nivruti Raskar, Director of RSCD, […]

The Environment-Friendly Village

The Environment-Friendly Village

I am the Panel Chairman of Bherbheri Union Parishad of Khansama Upazila. I have been serving in this position for the last two years. Chairman of this Union Parishad, Md. Abdul Haque Siraji, has been absconding in a court case. Before that, I served as a Member of the Union Parishad. Because of inspiration from […]

Child-to-Child Hygiene Behaviour Change

Child-to-Child Hygiene Behaviour Change

Khondaker Md. Asaduzzaman Chairman, Gosinga Union Parishad, Sreepur, Gazipur This is for the first time I have become a Chairman of this Union Parishad. I participated in election first time in 2011 and people elected me with a big margin. My grandfather was a two-time elected chairman of this Union Parishad. Inspiration from my grandfather […]

Plastic Bank for pregnant mothers

Plastic Bank for pregnant mothers

It is essential to make available quality health services during delivery for safe motherhood. But due to financial hardship, many mothers of Kumira Union of Tala Upazila who are living within extreme poverty get deprived of quality health services during delivery like other parts of Bangladesh. The Kumira Union Parishad has taken an initiative to […]

LG enhances ambulance services through effective community involvement

LG enhances ambulance services through effective community involvement

We all know that ambulance services are in short supply across the country. In a novel move, Shilmaria Union Parishad has effectively involved the community to buy an ambulance for providing healthcare services to the people. Following the example set by the Sahapara Union Parishad, people from all spheres of life were involved in the […]

Adolescent Girl’s Club (Kishori Club) – an initiative of Union Parishad

Adolescent Girl’s Club (Kishori Club) – an initiative of  Union Parishad

Context: Women constitute half of Bangladesh’s population. The opportunities and rights for women are very inadequate in Bangladesh. Out of the total womenfolk, adolescent girls (13-19) are the more disadvantaged section. The most crucial phase of adolescence for the girls is the menstruation, but menstruation health issues and awareness is very low. There is no […]