A two-day long training on Budget Cycle Management for the union parishad (UP) chairmen ended at the training centre of SKS Inn of Sadar upazila in the district on Sunday, reports BSS.
Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB) organized the training under SDC Local Governance Programme SHARIQUE (P -iv) project being implemented by |
BRDB and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Bangladesh.
Deputy Director of BRDB Abdus Sabur, Sadar upazila rural development officer (RDO) M. Jahangir Alam, Gobindaganj RDO Enamul Haque, Palashbari RDO Abdus Sabur Miah and national development capacity manager SHARIQUE-HELVETAS programme Amir Uddin conducted the training sessions as the resources persons. Earlier, director general (DG) of BRDB and also additional secretary of the government Muhammad Moududur Rahman Safdar formally inaugurated the training as the chief guest and and senior team leader of sharique Programme, Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation David William Morley was present at the event as the special guest.
DG Muhammad Moududur Rahman urged the UP chairmen to apply the knowledge acquired from the training to ensure the transparency and the accountability of the accounts of the UP and make it more popular and acceptable to all as well.
A total of 22 UP chairmen from seven upazilas of the district participated in the training.