Some impressions of the November training at IBS
November 30, 2009, 9:11 am
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53 new professionals!
November 21, 2009, 8:02 pm
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With the ditribution of certificates to 53 trainees by the Divisional Comissioner of Rajshahi at the closing ceremony, the 4 days long workshop on archival management has ended. Dr. Sharif, Ali Akbar and Mrs. Salma Islam attended the first 2 days of the programme, mr. Mir and Elias Miah attended the first 3 days. Mr. Mahbubar Rahman arranged an exhibition of Rajshahi University Archives at IBS. He took the trainees to Heritage Archives, Rajshahi Zilla Parishad Record Room, Rajshahi Collectorate record Room and Rajshahi District judges Record room. BARM group expressed its optimism tot Secretary Md. Sharful Alam about the development opportunities allowed by the GOB and particularly by the Secretary himself, expressing his interest in improvement of the archival system all over Bangladesh, as a part of the grand schedule “Bangladesh 2021 – Towards a Digital Information Bangladesh”.

Training on archives and record management at the Institute of Bangladesh Studies
November 17, 2009, 1:48 pm
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From 15 to 21 of November 2009 a training on archives and record management will be given at the Institute of Bangladesh Studies (IBS), Rajshahi University. Hosts are besides IBS the BARM Society and the Heritage Archives (Rajshahi). Aim is to train 30 record managers. The trainers are: Prof. Sharif Uddin Ahmed (BARM Society), Prof. Mahbubur Rahman (BARM Society), Dr. Sadek Reza Choudhury (Heritage Archives, Rajshahi),  Muhammad Lutful Haq, (BARM Society), Salma Islam (National Archives of Bangladesh), Ali Akbar (National Archives of Bangladesh) and Mir Fazle Ahmed Chowdhury (BARM Society).



9.00–10.00 am: Opening Ceremony– Course Director

10.00–10.30 am: Tea

10.30-11.15 am: Introduction to Archives and Record management – Prof Mahbubur Rahman

11.15-12.00 am: Need of Archives – Prof Sharif Uddin Ahmed

12.00-12.30 pm: Tea

12.30-1.15 pm: What is Record Management – Muhammad Lutful Haq

1.15-2.00 pm: Acquiring and Organising Archives – Ali Akbar


9.00-10.30 am:Dialogue with Policy Makers (including Mayor and Members of Parliament) – Muhammad Lutful Haq

10.30-1100 am: Tea

11.00-1200 am: Dialogue with Senior Executives (Divisional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, CEO, Zila Parishod and Senior Officials etc) – Muhammad Lutful Haq

12.00-12.30 pm: Tea

12.30-14.00 pm: Dialogue with Professionals (Archivists, Trainers and Managers) – Prof Mahbubur Rahman


9.00-9.45 am: Preserving Archives – Mir Fazle Ahmed Chowdhury

9.45-10.30 am: Accessing Archives – Salma Islam 

10.30-11.00 am: Tea

11.00-12.00 am: Introduction to NAB and Bangladesh Archives Ordnance 1983 – Ali Akbar

12.00-12.30 pm: Tea

12.30-14.00 pm: RTI Act 2009 – Muhammad Lutful Haq


9.00-10.30 am: Visit to Heritage Archives – Prof Mahbubur Rahman

10.30-12.00 am: Visit to District Record Room – Prof Mahbubur Rahman

12.00-13.00 pm: Visit to Zila Parishod Record Room– Mir Fazle Ahmed Chowdhury

13.00-14.00 pm: Rajshahi City Corporation Record Room – Mir Fazle Ahmed Chowdhury


9.00-9.45 am: Introduction to BARM Society – Prof Mahbubur Rahman

9.45-10.30: Dr. Sadek Reza Choudhury

10.30-11.00 am: Tea

11.00-11.45 am: Digitization of Record – Muhammad Lutful Haq

11.45-12.00 am: Feed back and Evaluation – Course Director

12.00-12.30 pm: Tea

12.30-14.00: Certificate giving and Closing Ceremony – Course Director