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YPSA become winner of the International Excellence Award 2015

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Head of YPSA IRCD (ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities ) and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman , Chief Executive of YPSA has attended at the London Book Fair and received this International Excellence Award

YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , United Kingdom on 14th April 2015. YPSA was shortlisted along with BooXtream (Netherlands), Libri Italiani Accessibili (Italy), Syndicat National de l’Edition (France) through Global nomination process. YPSA was nominated by the Access to Information (a2i) Program of the Prime Minister’s office of the Bangladesh . Read more

MOLGRD&C will circular a notice to all local government for ensuring smoke free LG

Guests in the meeting

YPSA has organized a sharing meeting on “Implementation of Tobacco Control Law and the Role of Local Government” on 8th April’ 15 at the conference room of DPHE, Dhaka with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). Mr. Ashoke Madhab Roy, Additional Secretary, Urban Development Wing, Local Government Division of Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (MOLGRD&C) was present as chief guest. Mr. Porimal Kumar Dev, Joint Secretary, MOLGRD&C, Dr. Sayed Mahfuzul Huq, National Consultant of WHO, Mr. Shariful Alam, Deputy Secretary and Consultant of TFK attended as special guest in the meeting. Read more

World Health Day 2015 observed in Chittagong

Inaugural ceremony

YPSA and Chittagong Civil Surgeon Office jointly organized a procession started from the Press club, Chittagong and a discussion session at Civil Surgeon Office Auditorium on the occasion of World Health Day 2015. Dr. Sharfaraz Khan Chowdhury Civil Surgeon of Chittagong presided over the meeting. Over 300 representatives from governmental organizations, NGOs, Civil society and target population individuals attended the rally.  Read more

Program on Access to DAISY Books held at CU

Vashkar addressing the program

Disable Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized a program on Access to DAISY Books at University of Chittagong on April 4, 2015. About 50 visually impaired students participated in the program. Mr. Alamgir Kabir, Register of Chittagong University was present as chief guest while Dr. Iftekharul Alam, Pro -vice chancellor of Chittagong University inaugurated the program. Mr. Vashkar Vhattacharjee, Program manager of YPSA was present as special guest. Read more

Storytelling competition held on Global Action Week

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YPSA and Campaign for Popular Education jointly arranged a divisional storytelling and writing competition among the children at the Chittagong Zilla Shishu Academy premises on April 1, 2015 to mark the Global Action Week.  Global Action Week is a worldwide annual campaign organized by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) to raise awareness of the importance of Education for All. Read more

National Disaster Preparedness Day 2015 observed


Keeping the slogan “Let us know science based information and bring down losses of disaster” Chittagong District Disaster Management Committee organized a rally and a discussion meeting to mark the National Disaster Preparedness Day on March 31, 2015 at the Conference Room of Chittagong circuit House. Mr. Mezbah Uddin , DC of Chittagong inaugurated the rally flying colorful balloons. Around 300 people from the different trade of life like civil society member, NGO activist, media personnel, teacher participated in the events. Read more

YPSA’s journal SOCIAL CHANGE launched

Moment of the launch

Social Change, a development Journal of YPSA has been opened through a launching ceremony. Dr. Md. Shairul Mashreque, Professor, Department of Public Administration, University of Chittagong was present as chief guest while Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA presided over the program. This is 4th issue of the journal and this is a publication where the exchange of ideas among scholars, policy makers and development practitioners, their intellectual and constructive ideas would smooth the way to social transformation in a desired manner. The program was held at the meeting room of YPSA Head Office on 24 March, 2015. Read more


YPSA took part in World Health Day ’15 observation jointly arranged by Department of Health, Cox’sbazar and NGOs working in Cox’sbazar.

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YPSA volunteer group Smoke Free Generation organized anti tobacco sticker campaign at International Trad Fair 2015 in Chittagong.

Cultural program

YPSA observed International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015.

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3rd round of Service Innovation Fund of a2i program under Prime Minister’s Office of the Bangladesh awarded to YPSA. Read more…

Radio talk show

Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 broadcasts a radio talk show on “Youth and Radio” to mark the  World Radio Radio Day 2015. Read more…

State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP addressing at regional conference

Chittagong Regional conference on Banks and MFIs Collaboration in Sustainable Development of Special Zones held. State Minister for Finance Mr. M. Abdul Mannan MP was present as chief guest. Read more…

Visitors watching how a women with disability operate a computer at the IRCD computer lab

ICTPD-2014A batch consist of 25 members from various countries visit YPSA  Read more… 

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman made a presentation at the seminar

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed. PKSF organized the seminar on “Inclusive development: mainstreaming the challenged people” at  BICC, Dhaka. Read more…

Mr. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (Social Development), YPSA, received the certificate from the Past President of IOGT International Mr. Sven-Oloy Carlsson.

YPSA received full Membership Certificate from IOGT International. Read more…

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International. Read more… 

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh and Dr. Anupom Saha, ADC (General), Cox's Bazar inaugurated the Cox's Bazar at the opening ceremony.

Mr. Hideshi Sasahara, First Secretary of the Japan Embassy in Bangladesh officially inaugurated Cox’s Bazar Youth Training Centre (CYC). Read more…

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament  Read more…

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