Skills of Chairs of Upazila Parishad (UZP) have been sharpened further through a two-day training, helping to hold meetings that are compliant with legal procedure, judiciously picking development priorities and setting recommendations to place before Parishad for annual and long-term plan.
A one-day orientation supported by Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) under Local Government Division (LGD) has helped boost Upazila Committees in running its businesses efficiently and effectively.
The Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP) and Upazila Governance Project (UZGP) have jointly organised a five-day international (in-country) training on “Strengthening Local Government and Decentralization in Bangladesh” at Cox’s Bazar on 12-16 September 2015.
In a bid to take the fiscal decentralization at local government level further, the government has decided to directly disburse the fund to Upazila Parishad (UZP) for paying salaries and allowances of the staff of the 17 transferred departments.
A five-day training on “Leadership Development of WDF Chairs and Secretaries” began at National Insitute of Local Government, (NILG) in Dhaka on Sunday, 16 August, 2015.
A three-day training on “Financial Management, Audit and Public Procurement Rules (PPR)” for key functionaries of Upazila Parishad (UZP) began on Tuesday, 4 August, 2015 at Bangladesh Institute of Management (BIM), Dhaka.
The Local Government Division (LGD) under the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD& C) held its first-ever Policy Advisory Group (PAG) meeting at LGD Conference Room in Bangladesh Secretaratiate, Dhaka on Tuesday, 4 August, 2015.Chaired by the LGD Secretary Mr. Abdul Malek, a total of nine members out of ten were present at the meeting.
Sirajganj Upazila Women Development Forum organized a workshop about Awareness on Early Marriage and Sexual Harassment with Sirajganj Upazila Parishad. This is a unique workshop as 2000 students (both male and female) of Sydabad High School, their parents and local residents participated in that workshop.