A stable union parishad is crucial for the long-term development of rural communities and the strengthening of democracy.
Utilising standing committees to their fullest potential is a crucial step towards enhancing democratic institutions.
To decrease the impact of catastrophes, integration among local and national bodies is necessary.
People with disabilities are now, for the first time in the country, covered by health insurance, allowing them to receive low-cost medical care.
Bangladesh is undeniably the world’s most disaster-prone country. Recurring disasters demolish the economic resource base of the poor people and drain out the economic potential.
Zila parishad or district council, the highest tier in rural local government, is the oldest local government agency in Bangladesh.
Meaningful citizen participation is imperative for equitable development. Since rural development is a people-oriented programme, it is essential that people should take an active part in the rural development process.
Sustainable development can be viewed as an integrated agenda and fundamental principle that endeavours to provide solutions to economic, social and environmental challenges.