Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

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

State of Governance within Social Protection Sector in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been performing better than the South Asian economic giants like India across key development parameters. It is also observed that there is a scope for improving failings in governance within the social sectors are likely to tarnish this well achieved progress. More precisely, there is consensus that progress could have been faster in the past and that social policy challenges that persist will require some deep institutional – or governance – reforms.

Objective: Provide an in-depth assessment of the state of governance within the social protection sector and to isolate institutional arrangements that are likely to improve the quality of governance within the social protection sector by enhancing the effectiveness of the overall sector in delivering services.

A comprehensive literature reviews and consultations with the experts, NGOs and related government was done .

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