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Grand reception for PKSF Chairman on his receiving Swadhinata Puroshkar

PKSF accorded a grand reception to its Chairman Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad on his receiving the highest State civilian honour. The eminent economist, a proponent of human-centred development was awarded the Swadhinata Puroshkar (Independence Award) 2019 by the Government of Bangladesh in recognition of his lifelong service for the welfare of the people. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the Award to him at a gala event on 25 March 2019. (Read more)

PKSF Observes International Women’s Day 2019

Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), in observance of International Women’s Day, organized a seminar at PKSF auditorium on 24 March 2019. The seminar was presided over by Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, PKSF. Mr Nuruzzaman Ahmed, the Minister for Social Welfare, was the Chief Guest and PKSF Governing Body Member Dr Pratima Paul-Majumder was the Guest of Honor at the event attended by high officials of PKSF, its Partner Orgnizations and various government offices. (Read more)

Policy Dialogue on EHS guideline for Microenterprises

A policy dialogue on updated Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) risk for Microenterprise was held on 13 March 2019 at 10:30 am at PKSF. Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of PKSF’s governing body presided over the event. Managing Director of PKSF Mr. Md. Abdul Karim was present on the occasion. Additional Secretary of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry Dr. S. M. Munjurul Hannan Khan attended the policy dialogue as the reviewer of the EHS guideline. Deputy Managing Director Mr. Fazlul Kader and other senior officials of PKSF participated in the dialogue. Apart from a number partner organizations, representatives from different government and private sector organizations including a number of microentrepreneurs also attended the event and take part in the discussion. (Read more)

The Role of PKSF as Direct Access Entity to Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) organized a workshop on ‘The Role of PKSF as Direct Access Entity to Green Climate Fund (GCF)’ at PKSF Bhaban on 7 March 2019. Mr Shahidul Islam, Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance, was the Special Guest of the workshop, presided over by PKSF Chairman Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad. Mr Md Abdul Karim, Managing Director of PKSF delivered the welcome speech. (Read more)

Day-long workshop on Detailed Sub-project Proposal for Sustainable Enterprise Project (SEP)

Following an evaluation process, selection of sub-projects from the received concept notes under Sustainable Enterprise Project (SEP) is going on. So far, eleven concept notes of eleven Partner Organizations (POs) have been approved. A day-long workshop on “Preparing Detailed Sub-project Proposal (DSPP) for SEP” was held on 7th March 2019 at PKSF Bhaban. (Read more)