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Bangladesh working plan 2012 of Sigfried Janzing, director Regional Archives Gouda, The Netherlands
January 19, 2012, 9:33 am
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22 January:

Arrival at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka 10.00 AM

23 January:

– 10.00 AM meeting with associate professor Md Mezbah-ul-Islam, Dep. Information Science & library Management, Dhaka University; talkings about Information Literacy programme Unic Dhaka

– 06.00 PM visit Rotary Club Eskathon Dhaka with Md. Mezbah-ul-Islam: presentation “empowerment of students for Right to Information”  

24 – 26 January:

Workshop preservation and archives & records management at National Archives Bangladesh, accompanied by Dutch archivist Florus Geraedts

–          Preservation of records – Sigfried Janzing

–          Making a preservation programme – Sigfried Janzing

–          Good Governace and RM – Florus Geraedts

–          Right to Information and RM – Sigfried Janzing

29 January:

Travelling Dhaka – Rajshahi

30 – 31 January:

Rajshahi: Meeting with Mayor Khairuzzaman Liton of Rajshahi City Corporation and discussions on Borokuthi, Dutch Silk Factory; Meeting with board Heritage Archives and History Department Rajshahi University.

01 February:

Pabna: Seminars at Pabna Edward College:

–          Right to Informatiom (Sigfried Janzing)

–          Good Governance (Floor Geraedts)

02 February:

Rangpur: Seminars at Rangpur Begum Rokeya University:

–          Right to Information – Sigfried Janzing

–          Good Govenance – Florus Geraedts

03 February:

Travelling Rangpur – Dhaka

04 February:

Departure Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka 09.15 PM

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Bangladesh Working plan 2012 of Florus Geraedts, director Municipal Archives Leidschendam – Voorburg, The Netherlands.
January 10, 2012, 9:54 pm
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Dhaka, 5 -9 January

–          Meeting  Yasin and Mahtab

–          Visit National Archives Bangladesh (NAB), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) and Prothom Alo (Lutful Haq, VOC-archives, Liberation War Archives)

–          Visit Information Science & Library Management Department of University of Dhaka

–           Archives and Records Management  (ARM) seminar in Narayanganj with NAB
staff (Md. Elias Miah, senior archivist of NAB, asks about program ARM – Right to Information (RTI) in Joypurhat, Panchbibi and Berakhai )

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according
to Dr Taibul Hassan Khan,  former NAB Director’s, acquisition plan 2009

–          In other places like Jotir Para, Jamalpur District, Elias invites me to do the same study /
observation in a union parishad near his place in Narsingdhi.

From Dhaka to Gazipur Chowrasta by bus, 10 January

Gazipur Chowrasta, 11 – 14 January

–          Meeting  Shipon and Touhin, Deepa and Zadid; staying with Shipon’s family Rahman Khan

–          Gazipur Local ARM and practice of RTI, Information Commission

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according
to Dr Taibul Hassan Khans Plan 2009 (see above)

From Gazipur Chowraste to Jamalpur Jotir Para, 15 January

Jotir Para, 16 – 18 January

–           Meher Ali Local ARM in Union Parishad or Paurashava to which
Jotir Para belongs

–          Social Works Department and ARM.

–          Meher Ali and local history, RTI, Local use of right to have access to
information, is people applying for RTI? Is CRTI known to people
over there?

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according to Dr Taibul Hassan Khan´s Plan 2009.

From Jamalpur Jotir Para to Mymensingh, 19 January

Mymensingh, 20 – 22 January

–           Agricultural University, Anando Mohan College Omit (Safkhat Sufian) Social Works Studies. Local ARM and District Collectorate Record Room.

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is
people applying for RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

–          asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according
to Dr Taibul Hassan Khans´s Plan 2009.

From Mymensingh to Dhaka 22 January

Dhaka, 23 – 28 January

–          staying with Mahtab and Shawon & Shampa;

–          visiting Mahmood of ROOTS magazine and cultural heritage & Bangladesh Itihas Samiti and
Bangladesh Itihas Parishad

–          Course preservation of archives in NAB with Sigfried Janzing, NAB staff
and ISLM students of Dr. Mezbah and Dr. Zabed and History Students of Dr.
Sharifuddin and History Department of Dhaka University, 24 — 26 January

–          Visit Fazle Mir (former Deputy Director NAB) and Samsur Rahman Tuhin (ISLM Student Dhaka University) and  meeting Lt. Col. Lutful Haq in Prothom Alo for VOC archives and Liberation War Archives and research, 24 — 26 January.

From Dhaka to Rajshahi, 28 January

Rajshahi, Rangpur and Pabna, 28 January – 2 February

–          ARM seminars and Heritage Archives Bangladesh History (HABH) Advisory
Council

–          Meeing professor Shafi, professor NHChowdh, Yasin, Tofael, Yousuf Shikhder, mr
Moonlight

–          Visiting Parimol Dev Records manager of District ARM Room

–          Visiting District Collectorate Record Room (DCRR) in Rangpur

–          Visiting professor Mounir, former student of Sharifuddin and present cooperator of Mahabub and HABH and Pabna

–          RTI, local use of right to have access to information, is people applying for RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009

From Rajshahi to Birampur / Dinajpur district, 4 February

Birampur, 4 – 7 February

–          Visit  ZIA Heart Foundation Hospital Patient Records Kurshida and
Minhaj

–          Visit to District Archives

–          Discuss E-Learning Train of Trainers

–          Visit DCRR

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009

–          Birampur Sohel Nasreen, local ARM;

–          Bright Star School teacher Lutfar Rahman / Phulbari UP Local Arm Mukul Nandi school

–          Aminul and Althab

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is people applying for
RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

Travel from Birampur / Dinajpur to Sylhet, 8 February

Sylhet, 8 – 12 February

–          Staying with Burhan Uddin and Kawsar and Nazrul / Meher
Ali

–          Visit Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), CSE Department. Shishir Professor  Zaffar Iqbal, Anthropology professor Awwal Biswas; Sociology Department; Social Works Department, Nazrul (BRAC bank), Faruk Ahmed, student Sociology.

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is people applying for RTI? Is CRTI
known to people overthere? What about the University’s archives?

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives
according to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009.

From Sylhet to Kishoreganj  Deepa, 13 February

Kishoreganj Deepa, 13 – 17 February

–          Kishoreganj Deepa’s Hosseinpur College, Shah Jahan Computershop and computer lessons, Burhan Uddin Local ARM in Paurashava Kishoreganj

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is people applying for RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according
to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009.

From Kishoreganj to Brahmanbaria, 17 February

Brahmanbaria, 17 – 20 February

–          Brahmanbaria Shampaknagar Shafiqul Islam Local ARM.

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is people applying for
RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

–          asking local record keeping staffand chairman for valuable senior archives according to Dr Taibul Hassanformer NAB Director’s Plan 2009.

From Brahmanbaria to Khulna, 20 February

Khulna, 20 – 25 February

–          Dr Mujib Apu Visiting Morshed from Sweden (Birampur), CSE Dep of  Khulna University. What about the University archives: a plan for maintaining those properly?

–           Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior
archives according to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009.

–          Pirojpur Tanya’s Ashikul’s family Local ARM.

–          RTI, Local use of right to have access to information, Is people applying for RTI? Is CRTI known to people overthere?

–          Asking local record keeping staff and chairman for valuable senior archives according to Dr Taibul Hassan former NAB Director’s Plan 2009

From Khulna to Dhaka, 25 February

Dhaka, 26 – 28 February

–          Staying with Mahtab and Shilpa

–          Visiting Prothom Alo with Lt. Col. Lutful Haq and talking about the Liberation War archives.

From Dhaka to Calcutta, 28 February

Calcutta, 28 February – 5 March

–           Belghoria Sukumar Biswas & Shikha;

–          Shyamnagar Amit Paul, Gigi Ratan Lal Chakraborty; Bhatpara Municipality;
Santiniketan. Dr Sushil Chaudhury, prof Chakraborty, Gigi (Biplap Panda);

–          West Bengal state archives, archivist mr Ananda Bhattacharya, Sarmistha Chowdhury
in Kolkata. Shyamuli Bauri, Dilip, Tagore Archives Tushar and Utpol. From
mail 6 jan 2012 to Manilata 14.09 hrs pm: {From 28 febr. until 5 march I
will be in West Bengal, mainly in Kolkata, for research on Boro Kuthi
(OldDutchFactory in Bd: Rajshahi) in West Bengal State Archives. I also
want to visit in Belghorisa Dr Sukumar Biswas and his wife Shikhi. And
friends like Dr Ratan Lal Chakraborty and Kallyani in Shyamnagar and maybe
also mr Amit Paul and Mr Kartik’s Teashop near Railwaysation in
Shyamnagar. If possible also the main record keeper of Municipality
Bhatpara, where Shyamnagar belongs to, for seeing their local Archives and
Records Management and Right To Information condition for giving Access to
GOVT information to citizens. asking local record keeping staff and
chairman for valuable senior archives according to Archival Rules and
Regulations in India. Or as alternative visiting Santiniketan
Tagore Museum and Archives seeing the digitizing of Tagore Archives.

Calcutta – Delhi, 5 March 2012

Delhi, 5 – 14 March

–          National Archives of India (NAI), archivists  Alka Sharma, Parveen Shilon, Sanjeev Kumar, Jha.
Meena Gautam, Syed Farid Ahmed School for Archival Study NAI, Dr Om Prakash