Training on Government Performance Management System held
BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University and the Cabinet Division, Government of Bangladesh (GoB) jointly hosted a 10-day training on Government Performance Management System, held during April 11-25, 2016 at the CIRDAP Training Room, Dhaka. The purpose of the training was to help 250 representatives of all 48 Ministries/Divisions orient and train on how to design the vision, mission, objectives, and indicator based performance targets in 2016-2017 for each Ministry/Division. The training was also meant to help frame Annual Performance Agreement (APA) of the Government and make improve capacity on results based management.
Mr. N. M. Zeaul Alam, Secretary (Coordination & Reforms), Cabinet Division; Mr. Md. Mahiuddin Khan, Additional Secretary (Reforms), Cabinet Division; Mr. Md. Abdul Halim, Director General, Governance Innovation Unit, Prime Minister’s Office; Mr. Abu Saleh Md. Ferdous Khan, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Division; Mr. Altaf Hossain Sheikh, Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Division; and Mr. Kamrul Hasan, Senior Assistant Secretary, Cabinet Division conducted different training sessions.
The training was concluded following a closing ceremony on 25 April 2016 at the meeting room of the Cabinet Secretary. The closing event was chaired by Mr. Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Cabinet Secretary, the Government of Bangladesh. Among others, Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, Executive Director of BIGD; Mr. N. M. Zeaul Alam, Secretary (Coordination & Reforms), Cabinet Division; Mr. Md. Mahiuddin Khan, Additional Secretary (Reforms), Cabinet Division; and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam Talukdar, Senior Programme Manager of BIGD, attended the closing ceremony. The chair concluded the training with thanks to organizers, trainers and trainees.
BIGD, in cooperation with the World Bank and the Government of Bangladesh, has been implementing the second phase of the project titled “Community of Practice (CoP) on Performance Management in South Asia” since July 2015 to help strengthen the performance management system of the Government. This training was organized under the interim activity plan of the project.