Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development

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Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development
Formation2011
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteBangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development

Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development (বঙ্গবন্ধু দারিদ্র্য বিমোচন ও পল্লী উন্নয়ন একাডেমি) is a government academy and research institute that is responsible for decreasing poverty in rural areas of Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]

History[edit]

Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development was established on 16 November 2011 by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. It is an autonoumous body under Rural Development and Cooperative Division of the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives.[2] It was created after the passage of Bangabandhu Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development Academy Act 2011.[3] The BRDB Training Academy was incorporated into the Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development by the government of Bangladesh.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangabandhu Academy for Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development Archives". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. ^ "BAPARD". bapard.gov.bd. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Cabinet okays proposal to sign deal with Russia". The Daily Star. 2 August 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Contribute to poverty alleviation". The Independent. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  5. ^ "PM for all modern facilities in villages". The Daily Star. 20 June 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2018.