Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

National Social Security Strategy: A Roadmap to Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh

Published: The Daily Star
06 November 2015, 12:00 AM

By Professor Dr. Shamsul Alam
Member (Senior Secretary)
General Economics Division
Planning Commission
Government of Bangladesh

“Social security is important not only for addressing vulnerability, but also for solving the problems of entrenched poverty and reducing marginalisation. The importance of a well-designed social security system has increasingly been accepted within national and global policy circles for addressing triple problems of poverty, vulnerability and marginalisation. Bangladesh’s latest initiative in social security—National Social Security Strategy (NSSS)—takes up the challenges through an inclusive, focused, and coordinated approach to poverty reduction.”

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