Meetings of Social Protection Focal Points on Formulation of Action Plan, Phase II (2021-26) held from 13 December to 15 December 2021

Meetings of Social Protection Focal Points with the objective of finalizing the Action Plan, Phase-II (2021-26) for the implementation of National Social Security Strategy (NSSS), which is a long-term (2015-26) road map for social security reforms in Bangladesh were held from 13 December to 15 December 2021  (three working days). A total of 38 ministries participated in this series of events.

The Secretary (Coordination and Reforms) of Cabinet Division, Mr. Md. Kamal Hossain presided over the meetings while Additional Secretary (Coordination), Mr. Md. Rahat Anwar attended each of the meetings. The Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh with technical assistance from DFAT and UNDP is provided technical supports in the workshops.

Participating ministries/divisions in this series of the workshops are:

Day 1 - 13 December 2021

  1. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division
  2. Local Government Division
  3. Ministry of Water Resources
  4. Finance Division
  5. Ministry of Agriculture
  6. Ministry of Public Administration
  7. Ministry of Youth and Sports
  8. Health Services Division
  9. Ministry of Housing and Public Works
  10. Ministry of Commerce
  11. Ministry of Food
  12. Secondary and Higher Education Division
  13. Medical Education and Family Welfare Division
  14. Ministry of Social Welfare

Day 2 - 14 December 2021

  1. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education
  2. Technical and Madrasah Education Division
  3. Economic Relations Division
  4. Cabinet Division
  5. Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment
  6. Planning Division
  7. Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock
  8. Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
  9. Ministry of Liberation War Affairs
  10. Ministry Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  11. Ministry of Land
  12. Ministry of Industries

Day 3 - 21 March 2021

  1. Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts
  2. Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
  3. Rural Development & Cooperatives Division
  4. Ministry of Cultural Affairs
  5. Ministry of Labour and Employment
  6. Financial Institutions Division
  7. Statistics and Informatics Division
  8. Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division
  9. Posts and Telecommunications Division
  10. Ministry of Religious Affairs
  11. Ministry of Textiles and Jute
  12. General Economics Division