Bangladesh Daily Newspaper Prothom Alo giving training on Archives and Records Management
September 11, 2011, 10:47 pm
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Daily Prothom Alo (DPA) conducted a workshop on Archives and Records Management (ARM) for DPA trainees on the 20th of August 2011. DPA supports the Right To Information Act of Bangladeshi citizens and Rule of Law (2009) through implementation of effective ARM. Prothom Alo (First Light), founded on 4 November 1998, and nowadays with an average circulation of 435.000, is a major daily newspaper in Bangladesh, published from Dhaka in the Bengali Language. Support of a mayor newspaper on this issue is important, it helps spreading awareness on good governance in Bangladesh in the wake of RTI. Following students participated the training:
Sarder Abdul Matin (Library), Chandra Rani Saha (Library), Md Mizanur Rahman (Library), Md Anwar Hussain (Centre for research on Liberation War), Hasan Tareq (Advertisement), Manjur Hussain (Advertisement), Ismail Hussain (Advertisement), Ezazul Haque (Advertisement), Anisur Rahman (Advertisement), Faqrul Islam (Advertisement), Shamim Khan (Human Resource) and Saiful Alam (Circulation). Mr Mohammad Elias, senior archivist of Bangladesh National Archives, with the help of Encompass student Azizul Rassel, gave demonstrations on preservation of records. Professor Sharif Ahmed, president of Bangladesh Archives and Records Management Society (BARMS) and director of the Asiatic Society, concluded the training.


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