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June 2015

Free online training on Research Methodology for university students

The Center for Governance, Policy, and Advocacy (CGPA) is a non-profit research andeducational institution established by a number of professionals from different developmental platforms all over the world followed by universityprofessionals, public and private officials, & researchers. The organization is going to arrange a month-long need-based training course on research entitled “Social Research Training Course for the Beginners” for international and Bangladeshi students. The training course will cover why and how social research works, how to write a research proposal, research methods e.g. observational, experimental, cross-sectional, case-control, and case-series, etc. qualitative research design, quantitative research design, mixed-method approach research design, sampling ...

Govt urged to allocate more funds in public heath

A webinar on the research in the health sector was held at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Monday. This program was organized by Dr. Wazed Research & Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Eminence Associate for Social Development, Bangladesh, and Digital Healthcare Foundation. Dr. Tanvir Abir, Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, moderated the webinar. Md. Habibur Rahman, M Phil. Research Fellow, Dr. Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur and Sakina Akter Sema, Section Officer (Grade-1), Vice-Chancellor Office, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur acted as webinar's Associate Moderator reporters. Professor Dr. Md. Habibe Milla...

Covid influences purchasing power of city people

A Meet the Press on “Consumers' purchasing power on food and other products: Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 in Bangladesh” was organized at the liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Thursday noon organized by Dr Wazed Research and Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, and Western Sydney University, Australia. From the study, it was found that because Covid-19 consumers’ intention and behavior to purchase any food or non-food items has changed than before, or more specifically before the pandemic hit our country and the govt. the imposed lockdown has started. We have found that people during the stated lockdown period does

Pandemic pressure on Bangladesh budget 

A post-budget webinar was held at liaison office of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur on Tuesday organized by Dr Wazed Research & Training Institute, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Eminence Associate for Social Development, Bangladesh and Digital Healthcare Foundation. Former Director of UNDP’s Human Development Report Office Dr Selim Jahan was the keynote speaker at this discussion. He said that Budget is not merely the calculation of income and expenditure of a country rather it is a clear guideline. But unfortunately, the budget of this year is a unique and special one due to the

Budget ‘imaginary’ to cause public sufferings

Describing the proposed national budget for the 2020-21 fiscal as an “imaginary, blunt and unimplementable” one, BNP on Friday said it will only inflict further sufferings on people at this time of coronavirus pandemic. The party also said the budget made the nation frustrated as it was not framed with any focus on protecting the lives and livelihoods of people and overcoming the current crisis, reports UNB. Speaking at a virtual press conference on the budget, party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said the government has proposed huge allocat...

Budget sets 8.2pc GDP growth target

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday set an ambitious target of 8.2 per cent GDP growth for the next fiscal with a comprehensive plan that includes four main strategies although he himself admitted that all calculations about the global economy have been turned upside down under the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. “The Asian Development Bank made a forecast of 7.8 per cent growth this year based on our performance in the first eight months. But unfortunately, all calculations about the global economy have been turned upside down under the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic,” he said while placing his Tk 568,000 crore , which is 17.9 per cent of the GDP, budget proposal in parliament, REPORTS UNB.