Inception Workshop for "Special Research Program for the Government of Bangladesh" Held
Ministry of Planning, Planning Division conducted a day long Inception workshop for “Special Research Program for the Government of Bangladesh” on 30 January, 2019. A total of 21 studies will be carried out under this program by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) over the next three years.
Mr. M A Mannan, MP, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh inaugurated the workshop as the chief guest. Professor Dr. Shamsul Alam, Senior Secretary & Member, General Economics Division (GED) and Dr. K A S Murshid, DG, BIDS were present as special guests. The inaugural session was chaired by Mr. Ziaul Islam, Senior Secretary, Planning Division, Ministry of Planning. Researchers from BIDS presented their intended research proposals in 3 technical sessions.
The seminar was attended by academics, stakeholders, policy makers and journalists.