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News Archive for March, 2016

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” held

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” arranged by Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Office an initiated by YPSA

A divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Chittagong Division, was held on March 29, 2016…

Mobile court fined Khulshi Mart in Chittagong for displaying tobacco advertisement

Ms. Suraia Akter Sweety, Magistrate of Chittagong DC office conducting the mobile court in Khulshi Mart

A mobile court imposed a financial penalty of Taka 1,00,000 (One lac) to the Khulshi Mart, a renowned super mall in Chittagong, for violating the amended Tobacco Control Act. Ms.…

Cox’s Bazar Municipality prints no smoking signage from its own budget

The Uni Resort authority displaying No Smoking Signage

In the fiscal year 2015-2016 Cox’s Bazar municipality allocated 1, 25,000 taka budget for tobacco control program. Cox’s Bazar Municipality has printed no smoking signage out of this budget. The…

YPSA distributes sanitary latrine among the poor families at Kawkhali

YPSA distributes sanitary latrine among the poor families at Kawkhali in Rangamati under the project Enhancing Resources and Increasing Capacities of Poor Households Towards Elimination of their Poverty (ENRICH) supported…

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation inaugurated the Roadshow campaign on Pictorial Health Warning on packets of tobacco products

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation inaugurated the road show

YPSA has organized a daylong Roadshow campaign on Pictorial Health warning on packets of tobacco products in Chittagong. Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation Mr. A. Z. M Nasir Uddin has…

YPSA observes National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

YPSA, Deputy Commissioner’s Office and other NGOs jointly organized rally and discussion meeting on March 10 to mark the National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016 with a view to raising mass…

YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2016

Rally at Moheshkhali

BLAST-YPSA Consortium organized human chain, rally and discussion meeting at different sub-districts under Chittagong division including Ramu, Rangunia, Moheshkhali, Sandwip, Kutubdia and Fatikchari on March 8 to mark the International…

Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony held at University of Chittagong

Visually impaired student of University of Chittagong receiving smart phone

YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) arranged Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony at the University of Chittagong on March 6, 2016. Vice-Chancellor of the…

Human chain formed demanding to insert pictorial warning signs on tobacco products

Human chain formed demanding to insert pictorial warning signs on tobacco products

Graphic health warning along with pictures on the packet of tobacco products would be added from March 19, 2016, according to the sections of Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control)…

Development Fair 2016 held at Sitakund

Managing Director of PKSF visiting a stall at the fair

YPSA and PKSF ENRICH Program jointly organized Development Fair 2016 at Sayedpur Union of Sitakund on 5 March 2016.  Md. Abdul Karim Managing Director Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and former Principal Secretary to…

NGO Coordination Committee was formed at Sitakund Upazila

Shah Sultan Shamim

NGO Coordination Committee for Sitakund Upazila was formed during the NGO coordination meeting held on 29 February 2026 at Sitakund Upazila Office. Mr. Nazmul Islam Bhuyan, UNO of Sitakund presided…

Youth Leading Change

A documentary film on youth leadership (Case study of Mina, a youth activist in Sitakund, Bangladesh)