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  • Office contact: Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh Phone: +880721711923 (Off.)

DR. PRANAB KUMAR PANDAY

MSS (Raj), M.Phil (Norway), PhD (Hong Kong), Post Doc (Cornell Univ, the USA; Senior Fulbright Fellow)

PROFESSOR

Research Interest: Public Policy and Public Management, Public Administration, Governance (both urban and local governance), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Urban Policy and Development, Electoral Politics, Gender and Governance in the Third World Countries, Social Accountability, Public Sector Policy and Management, Ethnic Conflict in CHT Region

Education :

Doctoral
( Poct Doctoral Research )

Cornell University, the USA
Passing Year : 2012

Doctoral
( PhD )

City University of Hong Kong
Passing Year : 2009

Masters
( M.Phil )

University of Bergen, Norway
Passing Year : 2004

Masters
( MSS in Public Administration )

Rajshahi University
Passing Year : 1996

Bachelor/Honors
( BSS (Hons) in Public Administration )

Rajshahi University
Passing Year : 1995

Experience in Rajshahi University:

Oct-1998 to Oct-2001

Public Administration
LECTURER

Oct-2001 to Feb-2007

Public Administration
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Feb-2007 to Jun-2012

Public Administration
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Aug-2009 to Dec-2011

Public Administration
Chairman

Jun-2012 to Nov-2021

Public Administration
PROFESSOR

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Experience in other Organization/Institute :

Jan-2012 to Sep-2012

Department of Development Sociology, Cornell University, USA
Visiting Scholar

Jun-2009 to Dec-2011

Department of Public Administration, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Chairman

Mar-2014 to Apr-2015

Rajshahi University Teachers' Association
General Secretary

Apr-2000 to Aug-2002

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Syndicate Member

Jul-2014 to Jun-2016

Department of Public Administration, University of Rajshahi
Coordinator, Evening Master in Public Administration (EMPA)

Jul-2018 to Jun-2021

Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), University of Rajshahi
Additional Director

Publications (Book) :

  1. Panday, P. K. and S. Chowdhury " Gender Responsive Budgeting in South Asia: Experience of Bangladeshi Local Governance " Routledge, UK. August, 2021

  2. Panday, P. K. " A Tale of a Successful Leader: Corona Pandemic and Government Response in Bangladesh " Bateshar Barnon, Dhaka. March, 2021

  3. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Bangladesh: Essays on Contemporary Politics and Governance " Dhaka: A H D Publishers. March, 2020

  4. Mojumdar, M. J. H. and P. K, Panday " Government and NGOs in South Asia: Local Collaboration in Bangladesh " London: Routledge.. December, 2019

  5. Panday, Pranab Kumar " The Face of Urbanization and Urban Poverty in Bangladesh: Explaining the Slum Development Initiatives in the Light of Global Experiences " Palgrave Macmillan (Springer Nature), Singapore. December, 2019

  6. Panday, Pranab Kumar " From a Bottomless Basket to an Emerging Economy: Role of Bangabandhu and Sheikh Hasina in the Transformation in Bangladesh " Dhaka: A. H. D. Publishing.. March, 2019

  7. Chowdhury, M. S. and P. K. Panday " Strengthening Local Governance in Bangladesh: Reforms, Participation and Accountability " Springer International Publishing (USA). February, 2018

  8. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh, Palgrave McMillan " Palgrave Macmillan (Springer Nature), Singapore. March, 2017

  9. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women Empowerment in South Asia: NGO Interventions and Agency Building in Bangladesh " Routledge, UK. May, 2016

  10. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Institutional Reforms, Actors, and Outcomes " New Delhi and New York: Springer. March, 2013

  11. Ullah, A. K. M. Ahsan and P. K. Panday " Theorizing International Migration: Integrating the Context of Bangladesh " Germany: VDM Verlag Dr Mueller. June, 2008

  12. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Problems of Urban Governance in Bangladesh " New Delhi: Serials Publications. May, 2008

Publications (Book Chapter) :

  1. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Working of Upazila Parishad in Bangladesh " In N. U. Ahmed (Ed.) Parliament, Public Policy, Local Government, and Public Service Delivery in Bangladesh, Dhaka: University Press Limited (In Press). October, 2019

  2. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Administrative System in Bangladesh: Reform Initiative with Failed Outcomes " In I. Jamil et, al. (Eds.). Civil Service Management and Administrative System in South Asia, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. September, 2018

  3. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Bureaucracy and Politicians: Dynamics and Challenges " In A. Farazmand (Ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, the USA: Springer. June, 2017

  4. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women’s Participation in Politics at the Local Level in Bangladesh: A Perspective from Good Governance " In Nijam Ahmed (Eds.) Public Policy and Governance in Bangladesh: Forty Years of Experience, UK: Routledge. March, 2016

  5. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh: An Unimplemented Accord and Continued Violence " In Jugdep Chima (Ed.), Comparative Ethnonationalism in South Asia, the UK: Routledge (Reprinted). August, 2015

  6. Panday, P. K. and G. Rabbani " Freedom of Information in Bangladesh: Policy Dynamics, Present State and Challenges " In M. Sabharwal and E. Berman (Eds), Public Administration in South Asia: India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. May, 2013

  7. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Role of Political Parties " In I. Jamil et., al (Eds.), In Search of Better Governance In South Asia and Beyond, the USA: Springer.. April, 2013

  8. Jamil, I. and P. K. Panday " The Elusive Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord and the Plight of the Indigenous People " In Nasir Uddin (Ed.) Politics of Peace: A Case of Chittagong Hill Tracks in Bangladesh, Dhaka: Institute of Culture & Development Research (ICDR). November, 2012

  9. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Academic Standard Versus Political Loyalty in Higher Educational Institutions in Bangladesh: The Case of Rajshahi University " In S. A. Saber, et, al, (Eds.) Governance and Human Capital: 21st Century Agenda, India: Sterling Publishers Private Limited. August, 2011

  10. Panday, P. K. and M. Asaduzzaman " Politics, Problems and Trends of Decentralized Local Governance in Bangladesh " I. Jamil et al, (Eds) Understanding Governance and Public Policy in Bangladesh, Dhaka: North South University. July, 2011

  11. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Analyzing Parliamentary Election of 2008 in Bangladesh and its Aftermath " In Juha Vartola, et al., (Eds.) Towards Good Governance in South Asia, Finland: the University of Tampere Press. March, 2010

Publications (Journal) :

  1. Panday, P. K. and S. Chowdhury " Responsiveness of Local Government Officials: Insights and lessons from Participatory Planning and Budgeting " Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration (Routledge). June, 2020

  2. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Public Participation in Local Governments in Bangladesh: Experince, Challenges and the Future " Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 41(2): 85-96 (Routledge). June, 2019

  3. Haque, A. S. and P. K. Panday " Local Institutions and Governance in Bangladesh: Progress, Pitfalls and Potentials " South Asian Journal, Vol. October (2018): 127-133. December, 2018

  4. Panday, P. K. and H. S. Baroi " NGOs in Local Governance in Bangladesh: A New Wave in Development Disclosure " South Asian Survey, Vol. 22(2):156-170 (Sage). March, 2018

  5. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Making Innovations Work: Local Government-NGO Partnership and Collaborative Governance in Rural Bangladesh " Development in Practice, Vol. 28 (1): 215-137 (Routledge). January, 2018

  6. Kamrul A. H. M Ahsan; S. Chowdhury, and P. K. Panday " Do Legal Prescriptions Ensure Public Accountability: Insights and Lessons from Local Governments in Bangladesh " Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 40 (1): 57-67 (Routledge). August, 2017

  7. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Decentralization without decentralization: Bangladesh failed attempt to transfer power from central to local level " Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 39(3): 177-188 (Routledge). August, 2017

  8. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Livelihood Options, Essential Services and Social Protection Mechanisms in the Chars of Bangladesh: Governance Issues and Challenges " The Proceedings of the 1st National Char Convention, Char Livelihood Programme, Dhaka (195-225), Oxfam, Bangladesh. November, 2016

  9. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Politics of Land Grabbing: The Vested Property Act and the Exploitation of Hindu Communities in Bangladesh " International Journal of Minorities and Group Research, Vol. 23: 382-401 (Netherlands: Brill). July, 2016

  10. Baroi, H. S. and P. K. Panday " Does Access to Information Facilitate Empowerment of Citizens? Answer Lies within-A Recent Example of Bangladesh " South Asian Journal of Policy and Governance, Vol. 37(2): 1-18. August, 2015

  11. Panday, P. K. and S. Feldman " Gender Mainstreaming in Politics in Bangladesh: Role of NGOs " Asian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 23(3): 301-320 (Routledge). August, 2015

  12. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Does Institutional Change Ensure Gender Mainstreaming in Politics: Bangladesh Experience " South Asian Journal of Public Policy and Governance, Vol. 36 (1): 1-19. January, 2015

  13. Panday, P. K. and L. C. Li " Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Role of Women’s Organization " International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 37 (1): 724-736 (Routledge). August, 2014

  14. Panday, P. K. and G. Rabbani " Good Governance at the Grass Roots: Evidence from Bangladesh " South Asian Survey, Vol. 18(2): 293-315 (Sage). March, 2014

  15. Ahsam, A. H. M. and P. K. Panday " Problems of Coordination in Field Administration in Bangladesh: Does Informal Communication Matter? " International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 36 (8): 588-599 (Routledge). June, 2013

  16. Panday, Pranab Kumar " A Study on the Effectiveness of Existing Food Security Interventions " Oxfam, Bangladesh, Dhaka. March, 2013

  17. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Social Welfare in East Asia after the Asian Economic Crisis: A Comparative Study on Changing Responses of Hong Kong and South Korea " Indian Journal of Social Work, Vol. 73 (2): 225-237. April, 2012

  18. Jamil, I. and P. K. Panday " Inter-organizational Coordination and Corruption in Urban Policy Implementation in Bangladesh: A Case of Rajshahi City Corporation " International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 35 (5): 352-366 (Routledge).. April, 2012

  19. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Local Government System in Bangladesh: How Far is it decentralized? " Lexlocalis- Journal of Local Self- Government, Vol. 9 (3): 205 - 230.. July, 2011

  20. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Challenges of Coordination in Implementing Urban Policy: The Bangladesh Experience " Public Organization Review: A Global Journal, Vol. 11 (2): 155-176 (Springer). June, 2011

  21. Panday, P. K. and A. H. Mollah " The Judicial System of Bangladesh: An Overview from Historical Viewpoint " International Journal of Law and Management, Vol. 53 (1): 6-31 (Emerald). February, 2011

  22. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Policy Making in Urban Bangladesh: Whose Domination? " Nepalese Journal of Public Policy and Governance, Vol. XXVII (2):17-31.. April, 2010

  23. Panday, P. K. " Can Local Government Reform Empower Women Socially in Bangladesh? " Journal of Critical Studies in Business and Society, Vol. 1 (1-2): 94-119 (European University, Cyprus).. January, 2010

  24. Panday, P. K. and I. Jamil " Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh: An Unimplemented Accord and Continued Violence " Asian Survey, Vol. 49 (6): 1052-1070 (University of California Berkeley Press). December, 2009

  25. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Resistance in the Process of Women’s Political Participation in Local Governance. " Philippine Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 53(2): 133-148. May, 2009

  26. Jamil, I. and P. K. Panday " The Elusive Chittagong Hill Tract Peace Accord and the Plight of the Indigenous People " Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, Vol. 46 (4): 464-489 (Routledge).. November, 2008

  27. Panday, P. K. " Representation without Participation: Quotas for Women in Bangladesh " International Political Science Review, Vol. 29(4): 489-512 (Sage). September, 2008

  28. Panday, P. K. " The Extent of Adequacies of Poverty Alleviation Strategies: Hong Kong and China Perspectives " Journal of Comparative Social Welfare, Vol. 24 (2): 179-189 (Routledge). August, 2008

  29. Sarker, P. C. and P. K. Panday " Promotion and Impact of a Water and Sanitation Program in Rural Bangladesh " Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work and Development, Vol. 17 (2): 18-29 (Routledge).. December, 2007

  30. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh and India: Symbolic or real? " Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 8 (2): 26-44 (the USA).. October, 2007

  31. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Policy Implementation in Urban Bangladesh: Role of Intra-Organizational Coordination " Public Organization Review: A Global Journal, Vol. 7 (3): 237-259 (Springer).. September, 2007

  32. Ullah, A. K. M. and P. K. Panday " Remitting Money to Bangladesh: What Do Migrant Prefer? " Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, Vol. 16 (1): 121-137 (Sage).. March, 2007

  33. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Central-Local Relations, Inter-Organizational Coordination and Policy Implementation in Urban Bangladesh " Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 28 (1): 41-58 (Routledge).. December, 2006

  34. Panday, P. K. and P. K. Panday " Gender and HIV/AIDS: Bangladesh Perspective " Asian Journal of Social Policy, Vol.2 (2): 31-52. November, 2006

  35. Keya, M. K., P. C. Sarker, and P. K. Panday " Perceived Stress in Kinship Network System among the People of Bangladesh " Journal of Societal and Social Policy, Vol.5 (2): 1-11.. August, 2006

  36. Panday, P. K. and P. C. Sarker " Trafficking in Women and Children in Bangladesh: A National Issue in Global Perspective " Asian Journal of Social Policy, Vol.2 (2): 1-13.. July, 2006

  37. Haq, P. A. and P. K. Panday " Accountability in Bureaucracy: Bangladesh Experience, Public Fund Digest " Public Fund Digest, Vol. 5(1).. August, 2005

  38. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Institutional Approach and other Approaches of Organizations: A Focus on Organizational Behavior and Change " Social Science Journal, Vol. 11.. July, 2005

  39. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Organization Behavior, Change and Different Approach Perspectives: A Comparative Discussion " Indian Journal of Political Science (IJPS), Vol. LXVI (2).. June, 2005

  40. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Development Planning in Bangladesh: An Evaluation of the Performance of Five-Year Plans " Rajshahi University Studies, Part-C, Vol. 12, 2004.. December, 2004

  41. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Issues in Implementation of Public Policies: The Involvement Army in the Law and Order Sector in Bangladesh " Social Change, Vol. 34(2) (Sage).. June, 2004

  42. Panday, Pranab Kumar " The Fifth Five-Year Plan of Bangladesh: Some Comments " Socialist Perspective, Vol. 31(3-4).. June, 2004

  43. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Political Culture in Bangladesh: Does Leadership Matter?, Social Change, " Social Change, Vol. 34 (4) (Sage).. January, 2004

  44. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Women’s Participation in Local Government: The Bangladesh Experience " Regional Studies, Vol. XX (3).. November, 2002

  45. Panday, Pranab Kumar " The Role of Bureaucratic Elite in the Policy Making Process in Bangladesh " Socialist Perspective, A Quarterly Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.29 (1-2).. December, 2001

Publications (Report) :

  1. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Effectiveness of Committees of Upazila Parishads " Upazila Parishad Governance Project (UZGP), UNDP, Dhaka.. December, 2016

  2. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Challenges faced by the women farmers, small-holder and sharecropper in Bangladesh " Oxfam, Bangladesh, Dhaka. October, 2015

  3. Boex, J. N. Ahmed, M. Monem and P. Panday " Policy Research on Local Government System in Bangladesh " UNDP, Dhaka. January, 2015

  4. Panday, Pranab Kumar " Identifying the Issues and Concerns on the Fair Prices of the Agricultural Products, " Oxfam, Bangladesh, Dhaka. July, 2014

Other Informations:


DISTINGUISHED ACADEMIC AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2014

‘University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGCB)’ Award-2014 for an article entitled “Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Role of Women’s Organizations” that came out in International Journal of Public Administration, Vol. 37 (11): 724-736. The Award was handed over by the Honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

2012

Senior Fulbright Visiting Fellowship for conducting nine-month-long postdoctoral research at Cornell University, USA (01/01/12 to 30/09/12).

2008

‘University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGCB)’ Award-2008 for an article entitled “Representation without Participation: Quotas for Women in Bangladesh” that came out in International Political Science Review, Vol. 29 (4): 489-512, October 2008

2008

‘Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies Scholarship’ (HK$60,000) for Outstanding Performance in the first two years of PhD study at the City University of Hong Kong (Awarded in 2008).

2006-2008

‘Outstanding Performance Achievement Award’ for two consecutive years by the authority of the City University of Hong Kong for Outstanding Performance in the two years of Doctoral Research (From September 2006 to August 2007 and from September 2007 to August 2008).

2006-2008

‘Research Tuition Scholarship’ for Two Consecutive Years by the City University of Hong Kong for Brilliant Performance during PhD Studies (For the period of April 2006 to March 2007 and April 2007 to March 2008).

2006-2008

‘ Post-Graduate Studentship’ by City University of Hong Kong for Pursuing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the Department of Public and Social Administration at the City University of Hong Kong (From January 2006 to December 2008).

2002-2004

Scholarship for two years from ‘Norwegian State Education Loan Fund (Lanekassen)’ for Pursuing M.Phil degree in Public Administration at the University of Bergen, Norway (From August 2002 to June 2004).

1997

Merit scholarship for securing Second-class First position in the MSS (Final) Examination of 1996, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

1996

Merit scholarship for securing First Class in BSS (Hons.), Examination 1995, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

1993-1995

Merit scholarship for three years for securing 4th position in the H.S.C Examination of 1992 (Humanities group), Rajshahi Board, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

2014- 2016

Coordinator, Evening Master in Public Administration (EMPA), Department of Public Administration, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

2014

General Secretary (Elected), The Rajshahi University Teachers’ Association

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Duties included preserving interests of the teaching community, negotiating demands of the community with the authority and observance of different national and international days.

01/08/09

To

      31/12/11

Chairman, Department of Public Administration

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Duties included coordination of departmental activities, discharging administrative responsibilities, recruitment of faculty members and staffs, formulation of policies on academic issues and issues relating to the development of the department, and implementation of different policies.

2000-2002

Elected member of the Syndicate (highest decision-making body) of the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

1998-2001

House Tutor in a residential student’s hall in the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Duties included taking initiative for distribution of accommodation to the students, taking care of facilities that are provided to the students and overall supervision.

2003-2004

The elected general secretary of the Bangladeshi Student Union (BSU) in Bergen, Norway.

CONFERENCES ATTENDANCE AND SPONSORSHIP

1. Presented a paper entitled “Barriers for the Empowerment of Elected Women Representatives” in an International Conference on “Towards Effective, Accountable and Inclusive LGIs: Learning from South Asia and Beyond”, Organized by Local Government Division, the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Government of Bangladesh (in association with National Institute of Local Governance, and Upazila Governance Project & Union Parishad Governance Project of UNDP, Bangladesh) on 10-11 December, 2016 at DPHE Auditorium, Dhaka.

2. Presented a paper entitled “Effectiveness of Committees of Upazila Parishads” in an International Conference on “Towards Effective, Accountable and Inclusive LGIs: Learning from South Asia and Beyond”, Organized by Local Government Division, the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Government of Bangladesh (in association with National Institute of Local Governance, and Upazila Governance Project & Union Parishad Governance Project of UNDP, Bangladesh) on 10-11 December, 2016 at DPHE Auditorium, Dhaka.

3. Presented a paper entitled “Administrative System in Bangladesh: Reform Initiatives without Outcomes” in an International Conference on “Public Sectors Human Resource Management in SAARC Countries”, Organized by NORHED Project titled “Policy and Governance Studies in South Asia (A joint project of the Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen, Norway, Central Department of Public Administration, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Department of Sociology and Political Science, North South University, Bangladesh and Department of Political Science, University of Peradeniya, Srilanka), held on 23-26 March, 2016, at Kathmandu, Nepal (Sponsorship Awarded).

4. Presented a paper titled, “Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: An Institutional Reforms Perspective” in the Conference on Development Challenges in the Asia Pacific: Millennium Development Goals and Beyond, Organized by Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) in Association with Sri Lankan Institute of Development Studies and Monash University, Australia, held on December 5-7, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Sponsorship Awarded).

5. Presented a paper entitled ‘Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Role of Political Parties’ in an international conference on “In Search of Better Governance: Challenges and Prospects”, held in Kathmandu, Nepal on June 29-30, 2011, organized by the Central Department of Public Administration, Tribubhan University, Nepal and Department of Administration and Organization Theory, University of Bergen, Norway.

6. Awarded sponsorship for attending an international conference on “Human Capital and Good Governance: Transition towards Knowledge-based Development and Well-being” held in the University Utara Malaysia (UUM) on 11-13 December, 2010 organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia, in association with the College of Law, Government, and International Studies, UUM, and the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) (did not attend).

7. Presented a paper entitled “Women’s Political Participation in Bangladesh: Role of Women Organizations” in an international conference on “Good governance in the Asia-Pacific: Civil and Political Society”, held on 9-10 December 2010 at the City University of Hong Kong (Sponsorship Awarded).

8. Presented a paper titled, “Resistance in the Process of Women’s Participation in Local Government: Bangladesh Experience” in the Conference on Public Administration and Governance at the Forefront of Change: Dimensions, Dynamics, Dysfunction and Solutions’, Organized by Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) in Association with National College of Public Administration and Governance (NCPAG), University of the Philippines (UP), held on December 5-7, 2007, Manila, Philippines (ADB Sponsorship Awarded).

9. Presented a paper titled ‘Trafficking of Women and Children in Bangladesh” in the Conference on ‘Emerging Population Issues in the Asia Pacific Region: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century’, Organized by International Institute for Population Sciences (Deemed University), Mumbai, India, December 10-13, 2006 (Sponsorship Awarded).

10. Awarded Asian Development Bank Sponsorship for Presenting a paper titled, “Policy Making in Urban Bangladesh: Domination of Whom?” in the Conference on ‘Innovation, Policy Transfer and Governance: How They Can Best Contribute to Social And Human Development’, Organized by Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), University of Sydney, Australia, December 4-5, 2006 (did not attend).

11. Attended an International Conference on ‘Continuing Transformations on Public Administration’, Organized by Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, 21-22 March 2006.

SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCES

Degrees Awarded (03)

Name of the Fellow and the Title of the Degree

Title of the Dissertation

Awarding Authority

Year

Md. Awal Hossain Mollah (PhD)

Role of Judiciary in Ensuring Good Governance in Bangladesh

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2010

Md. Farid Uddin Ahmed (PhD)

Application of Result Based Management in the Public Sector Projects: A Study on the Readiness Situation of Bangladesh

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2013

Shuvra Chowdhury (Registered as a PhD Candidate)

Impact of the Local Government (Union Parishad) Act, 2009 on the Local Governance in BD: A Focus on People’s Participation.

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2015

Ongoing Supervision (05)

Name of the Fellow and the Title of the Degree

Title of the Dissertation

Enrolled at

Year

Marjana Sabiha (PhD Candidate)

Working of the Upazila Parishad in Bangladesh: A Focus on Coordination

IBS, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Awaiting for the award of the degree.

Sanjida Sharmin

(M.Phil Candidate)

The ICT Act, 2009 and People’s Access to Information in Bangladesh: A Study on the Union Digital Center

IBS, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Ongoing

Md. Jahangir Alam

(PhD)

Strengthening Local Governance through NGO Interventions in Bangladesh: A Study on the Union Parishad Governance Project (UPGP)

IBS, University of Rajshahi

Has been submitted for evaluation.

A. H. M. Kamrul Ahsan (PhD)

Implementation of Citizen’s Charter in Urban-Local Government Bodies in Bangladesh: A Study on City Corporation

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Ongoing

Md. Alamgir Hossain

(PhD)

Implementation of Citizen’s Charter and its Impact on Urban Service Delivery: A Study of Paurashavas in Bangladesh

IBS, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Ongoing

EXAMINATION OF PHD DISSERTATIONS AS AN EXTERNAL EXAMINER

Name of the Fellow and Degree

Title of the Dissertation and name of the candidate

University

Year

Md. Awal Hossain Mollah (PhD)

Role of Judiciary in Ensuring Good Governance in Bangladesh

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2010

Shuchita Sharmin

(PhD)

Sustainable Development and Livelihood in Selected River Basins of Bangladesh

Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2011

Md. Farid Uddin Ahmed (PhD)

Application of Result Based Management in the Public Sector Projects: A Study on the Readiness Situation of Bangladesh

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2013

Shuvra Chowdhury (PhD)

Impact of the Local Government (Union Parishad) Act, 2009 on the Local Governance in BD: A Focus on People’s Participation.

University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2015

Mizanur Rahman

(PhD)

Role of Telecommunication in Empowering Women of Bangladesh

 

 

Department of Public Administration, Jahangirnagor University, Bangladesh

2017

Hari Prashad

(PhD)

Decentralization for Effective Local Governance in Nepal

Central Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

2017

Buddhi Man Shrestha

(PhD)

Local Governance in Nepal: A Case of Local Resource Mobilization of District Development Committee

Central Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

2018

Golam Shafiuddin

(PhD)

Intellectual Property Rights in Bangladesh: A Policy-Making Perspective

Department of Public Administration

University of Dhaka

Bangladesh

 

Md. Saiful Islam (M.Phil)

Challenges and Prospect of Women Empowerment in Local Government (Union Parishad)

Department of Public Administration

University of Dhaka

Bangladesh

 




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