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Top 10 NGO in Bangladesh

NGO is a non – governmental organization. These organizations have been working in Bangladesh since 1971. At that time Bangladesh suffered many problems. Like, economic, social, and humanitarian degrees. For this, the Bangladesh government had to rely on NGOs due to lack of funds and sometimes stagnant economic progress. So, there are 2554 registered NGOs in Bangladesh at the moment, and they are still working on it. In the world, there are 233 foreign NGOs who are working in 27 countries including Bangladesh also. Above all, these NGOs are doing their best for the country. However, some NGOs have occupied the top position in Bangladesh. In the flow, we are describing the top 10 NGOs in Bangladesh. Those are BRAC, Caritas Bangladesh, CARE Bangladesh, Oxfam in Bangladesh, HEED Bangladesh, ASA, TMSS, BURO Bangladesh, Shakti Foundation, Proshika.

1. BRAC:

BRAC means Building Resources Across Communities. Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is the founder of BRAC. He established this NGO in 1972. BRAC is an international development organization based in Bangladesh. This is a non-profit organization. BRAC employs more than 90,000 people, about 70 percent of whom are women. They have reached more than 126 million people with their services. In 2016, BRAC was the largest non-governmental development organization in the world in terms of employees. In addition to the 64 districts of Bangladesh, they are working in about 11 countries in Asia, Africa, and America.

BRAC has more institutions like Women’s Health Development program commenced, Social Development, Human Rights and Legal Services program, BRAC’s Dairy and Food project was commissioned, BRAC University, Non-Formal Primary Education. They have launched a new program to reach out to teenagers in Uganda and Tanzania with a partnership with Nike’s Girl Effect campaign. Above all, we can say that BRAC NGO is a supportive organization for Bangladesh.

Contact: 

BRAC Centre
75 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212 Bangladesh
Communications
Tel: 88 02 2222 81265.
Ext: 3161, 3182, 3191
Fax: 88 02 2222 63542
E-mail: info@brac.net

2. Caritas Bangladesh:

In 1967, they started their journey when Bangladesh was known as East Pakistan.  It was rebuilt after the devastating cyclone of November 1970. Then was known by the Christian Organization for Relief and Rehabilitation (CORR). But in 1976 the name Caritas was re-introduced.  Caritas works on integrated development, disaster management, and human resource development. They have 6000 staff and volunteers who are working on implementing its programs at the national and diocesan level. Caritas Bangladesh is working on more than 90 ongoing projects related to six sectors. They have branches in each of the seven continents.

Contact: 

 2, Outer Circular Road, Shantibagh, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh
Telephone: +880 2 9339524 Fax: +880 2 8314993
Email: ed@caritasbd.org|
www.caritasbd.org

3. CARE Bangladesh :

It was founded in 1945 but it has been active in Bangladesh since 1949. They are working across 93 countries to fight global poverty and marginalization. CARE mainly focused on disaster relief, school, and pre-school feeding when Bangladesh became independent in 1971. In 1974, CARE Bangladesh worked on women’s empowerment and reduction of violence against women, civil society strengthening, HIV/AIDS, disaster risk reduction, and emergency response. They have partnerships with 27 companies and they are working with the private sector. CARE Bangladesh is currently implementing 35 projects in partnership with 36 implementing NGOs. CARE globally focuses on women and girls empowering socially, economically, and politically most marginalized those who experience multiple denials of their rights.

Contact: 

CARE Bangladesh HQ
RAOWA Complex (Level 7-8), VIP Road, Mohakhali, Dhaka -1206, Bangladesh
Phone: +(880) 2 9889009, 9889073,9889122
Fax: +(880) 2 9889041
Email Us:   For General Enquiries: bgd.info@care.org

4. Oxfam in Bangladesh:

Oxfam started their work in 1970 after a cyclone hit Bangladesh. Then they supported the people of Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War. In 2012, Oxfam was a Friend of the Bangladesh Liberation War. They are working with different levels of government. And they are working in partnership with civil society organizations, NGOs, media organizations, foreign and local universities, and private sector organizations. Oxfam is currently serving one million Rohingya people across the border from Myanmar seeking refuge in Bangladesh.

Contact:

Level-8 (Southern side), RAOWA Complex, VIP Road
Mohakhali, Dhaka-1206, Bangladesh
Tel: +880-2-58813607-8
Fax: +880-2-58813609
Web: www.oxfam.org/bangladesh

5. HEED Bangladesh:

HEED Bangladesh established its organizations in 1974. They celebrated 40 years of their establishment on December 13, 2014. HEED Bangladesh is working in 32 districts of Bangladesh. Their slogan is ‘Serving the Humanity’. They have three core values. These are, Priority Based Poverty Alleviation, Strategic Capacity Building, Strengthening the Civil Society.  Its mission is to create capital for alternative income and employment opportunities by ensuring primary health care. Which expands support for formal and informal education and poverty alleviation and responds to all disasters. Thus transforming human life.

Contact: 

Plot-19, Main Road, Block-a, Section-11, Mirpur, Dhaka-1216.
Phone: 8034119, 8034219, 9001731, 9004556
Fax: +88-02-8013558
Email:heed@agni.com
Website:www.heed-bangladesh.com

6. ASA:

ASA means Association for Social Advancement.  Md. Shafiqual Haque Choudhury is a founder and President of ASA. This NGO or association was established in 1978. They first started their association in Tapra village of Manikganj. Currently, they have 5.3 million members and 21,477 employees. ASA is also working on awareness-raising and group formation for the poor aiming at integrated development through asserting rights of the poor, education, mini-irrigation, primary health, credit for income generation, etc. They started their Microfinance in 1991. About seven million people of Bangladesh are attached to this program. In 2017, ASA opened a new MSME program for small and medium-sized entrepreneurs that is considered the engine of economic growth. As of December 2018, 43 MSME branches have been opened in different growth centers in different districts across Bangladesh.

Contact: 

ASA Tower, 23/3, Bir Uttam A.N.M Nuruzzaman Sharak,Shyamoli, Dhaka-1207,Bangladesh
Phone : +88 02 58155609 +88 02 58155622 +88 02 58155627

7. TMSS:

TMSS established the NGO in 1964 when this organization’s name was Thengamara Sabaj Sangha’ (TSS). But a few years later, due to the great liberation war of Bangladesh, all the documents of TSS were burnt and their activities were stopped. Subsequently, in 1960, Prof. Dr. Hosne Ara Begum legally started the organization of TSS again. Then Prof. Dr. Hosne Ara Begum converted TSS into TMSS and introduced Bengali “women”.

Their main goal is to improve the socio-economic status of the poor, especially the extremely hardcore poor, by implementing grassroots decisions and utilizing local human and material resources. TMSS   Services are Microfinance, Education, Health, ICT Programs, Environmental Programs, Social development Programs, Economic Development Programs. They have 18000+ employees whose are work here.

Contact: 

631/5, West Kazipara, Mirpur-10, Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Phone : +88-02-55073530, 55073586, 55073540, 9013659
Email : tmsseshq@gmail.com

8. BURO Bangladesh:

BURO Bangladesh Organization was set up in 1990. They are working for the poor on a sustainable basis to reduce poverty. BURO has launched six loan products, a specialized product for SME clients, two savings products, and one insurance scheme for their ever-growing financial needs. Their specialty is to consider low-income people and women as the main customers by microfinance institutions and to provide high-quality flexible financial services for them. BURO is achieving milestones of success and eventually attained financial sustainability.

Contact: 

House No: 12/A, Block No. CEN(F), Road No. 104, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212
Phone: 88-02-55059860, 88-02-55059861,88-02-55059862
Email: buro@burobd.org

9. Shakti Foundation:

The Shakti Foundation was established in 1992. They are currently working in 54 districts of Bangladesh. Their goal is to eradicate poverty and stabilize the social status of disadvantaged women across the country. Shakti Foundation initially took the initiative to provide microcredit so that women living in slums in Dhaka could create their workplaces. They are providing their services to 468,394 members. They are working for the socio-economic development of our women through poverty reduction and gender equality and they are running programs in both rural and urban areas through microfinance, agriculture, health, and solar lighting. Shakti Foundation has also received certifications through the Microcredit Regulatory Authority Act in 2007 to run their microcredit programs.

Contact:  

House 04, Road 1 (Main Road),
Block A, Section 11, Mirpur,
Pallabi, Dhaka 1216.

Phone  +88 09613-444111 +88 02-58052031 +88 01819850148
Website: info@sfdw.org

10. Proshika:

Proshika Organization was founded in 1976. They just focused on economic self-reliance in Bangladesh. Proshika’s current Chairman and the founder is Dr. Qazi Faruque Ahmed. Proshika mainly worked on agriculture, forestry, health education, disaster preparedness, advocacy, and literacy. Proshika is an acronym of three Bangla words, Proshikkhon (training), Shikkha (education), and Kaj (action). Proshika has formed about 160 thousand primary groups, of which about 98 thousand are women groups and 52 thousand are men groups. They also have 26,500 village and slum federations, 2,300 union/ward federations and 26 thana/upazila (sub-district) federations.

Contact 

Proshika HRDC Trust Resort
Village: Koitta, Upazila : Saturia
District: Manikganj, Bangladesh
Phone: 01730351679, (Reception)
Email: shahidul@proshika.org

Secretariat:

Proshika HRDC Trust,
Proshika Bhaban (9th Floor)
I/1- Ga, Section – 2 Mirpur, Dhaka – 1216

These are not any official ranking, the numbers are picked randomly.

Written By
Md.Afzal Hossain

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Top 10 hotel brands/chains in Bangladesh

The hotel sector in Bangladesh is very popular in the world. There are many hotels in Bangladesh but a few of them are quite famous. Because they give their best service. Therefore, hotels have now become one of the brands, and they are known as the top hotels in Bangladesh. Most of the hotels are located in Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar and those hotels are doing good business. Hotels are not just made to stay. Many of these are events, wedding parties, and political events. There are also many branding product stores. So, the top branding hotel in Bangladesh is described below.

1. Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka, Gulshan

It is a multinational hotel brand run by Marriott International that targets business travelers and small conferences. It was founded in 1995 and has hotels worldwide. In Bangladesh, it is known as Four Points Sheraton Dhaka, Gulshan. It is located in the heart of Dhaka city. This hotel is convenient for many foreign embassies and high commissions, and they are a few steps away from premium shopping and dining. That is why the hotel provides the best service to tourists. Many tourists and businessmen come to Bangladesh every year. Therefore, Hotel Sheraton is always active to welcome them.

Contact:
6/A North Avenue Commercial Area, Dhaka 1212
Phone: 09609-444555

2. Amari Dhaka

Amari Dhaka is the top second hotel in Bangladesh. People know it as Amari Dhaka Hotel. They always provide good service to their customers. For example, 134 soundproofed rooms offer free Wi-Fi, free wired internet, and 24-hour room service. Amari Dhaka VIP provides good facilities to the person. They also organize various events.

Contact:
47, Road No 41, Gulshan-2, Dhaka City, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh 1212
Tel: +880 2 5505 9620

3. Best Western Plus Maple Leaf

The Best Western Plus Maple Leaf Hotel is located close to the train station and the great airport. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the airport railway station and a 13-minute drive from Shahjalal Intl Airport (DAC). They have a 24-hour restaurant and room service. In the morning they serve a complimentary buffet breakfast. They also have Bhuvan SPA, high-speed Wi-Fi internet, rooftop BBQ restaurant. They communicate with their guests in three languages. Preferred, English, Arabic, and Hindi. So it is the third top hotel in Bangladesh.

Contact:
Best Western Plus Maple Leaf
Plot 1B, Road 1, Sector 1, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh.
Front Desk Hotline: +880-1966667677   Tel. : +880-2-48964855 
Fax: +880-2-8932835

4. Grand Sultan Tea Resort & Golf

Grand Sultan Tea Resort and Golf are located in Sylhet outside Dhaka. So, if the travelers want to visit Sylhet, they have to travel 4 hours from Dhaka. They will also be able to fly from Dhaka to Shahjalal International Airport. It is located at Srimangal in Sylhet. It is the only and five-star resort in the Sylhet region of Bangladesh. They have classified 135 rooms into 08 sections. They give their guests all five-star benefits. On the other hand, they arrange all kinds of meetings or events.

Contact:
Srimongal, Moulvibazar – 3210, Bangladesh.
For Reservation: +88 01730 793501 -4
For Corporate or Group Event: +88 01730 793555
Fax: +88 08626 73020

5. Hotel De Castle

Hotel de Fort Lee. Dhaka, a boutique hotel in Bangladesh. They started their hotel business in 1997. Their priority is to provide the best service to the guest. They provide 100% service to their guests during their stay at the hotel. They are working to establish world-class hospitality services. Because of this, they want international travelers to enjoy their leisure time well.

Contact:
Address: House 72, Block -B Road -21 Banani, Dhaka -1213 Bangladesh
Cell: +8801914392889
Email: info@hoteldecastlebd.com

6. Le Meridien Dhaka

Le Meridien Dhaka is a fully furnished Italian-designed hotel. They also decorate their 304 rooms in Italian design. The hotel was built in 2014. It is located in the vicinity of Banani. It is a 20-minute drive from the airport railway station. They give their guests all five-star benefits.

Contact:
79/A Commercial Area, Airport Rd., Nikunja 2, Khilkhet
Dhaka, 1229 Bangladesh
Phone: +880 963-8900089
Fax: +880 2-8900090
Sales fax: +880 2-8900090

7. Long Beach Hotel

Long Beach Hotel stands by very near to the beach. This hotel is situated at Cox’s Bazaar. From this hotel, every guest can see the longest amazing beach of 120 km in the world. They are also offering world-class facilities and exhilarating experiences to their guests. This hotel is a perfect choice for business, romance, and holiday travel.

Contact:
14 Kalatoli, Hotel-Motel Zone,
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Tel: +88 0341 51843-6, +88 09666772266
Reservation: +88 01730338907, +8801755660051
Email: sales@longbeachhotelbd.com

8. Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka is a hotel of Pan Pacific Hotels Group. It’s Headquarter is in Singapore. This hotel is located at the heart of the City Center. The hotel is fully controlled by its headquarters in Singapore. There are property companies with an outstanding portfolio of investment and development properties. Pan Pacific Hotels Group is working on developing about 50 hotels in 29 cities across the Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. They are also managing their resorts in various proprietary ways.

Contact:
107 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh
Telephone+880 2 5502 8008
Emailenquiry.ppdac@panpacific.com

9. Rose View Hotel

Rose View Hotel is located in Sylhet. It has been made in hilly areas and Keane Bridge is a local landmark. There are some areas which are attractions to the guest include Dreamland and Adventure World. Also, this ideal hotel can hold for business and private gatherings for over one thousand people, with full meeting and event facilities. The hotel has 140 fully furnished deluxe and suite rooms and they provide all five-star facilities to their guests.

Contact:
Tel: ++88 (0821) 721835, 720492
Mob: ++8801972787878,01977200705
EMAIL: info@roseviewhotel.com /sales@roseviewhotel.com

10. Six Seasons Hotel

The Six Seasons Hotel salutes the city and stands tall. From where one can see Gulshan Lake and the park on one side. There are also breathtaking views of lamas all around. This magnificent hotel has grown to 15 floors. Its architecture is magnificent and full of mechanical talent and richness which has never been seen before. Six Seasons Dhaka is the top, safest hotel in Dhaka according to Trip Advisor rankings. This hotel is conveniently located in the diplomatic area of Gulshan II. They also offer car services upon prior request.

Contact:
Road 96, House 19, Gulshan 2, Dhaka
Mobile: +88 01955393291
E-mail: info@sixseasonshotel.com

Writer: MD.Afzal Hossain 

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Top Ranked Universities for BBA and MBA Program in Bangladesh

top 10 universities for BBA and MBA in Bangladesh

To fit in the corporate world, one of the most accepted and trustworthy qualifications is to get a degree from business school. There are some top public and private universities in Bangladesh who offer the best business school facilities for both BBA and MBA concentrations. We have covered this article with the list of top Business School in Bangladesh for BBA and MBA. You can keep them in your choice list to do either BBA and MBA.

Bachelor of Business Administration or shortly called BBA is a 4 years full-time study on different areas of business. On the other hand, an MBA (Masters of Business Administration) is a 1 or 2 years study that mainly focuses on building leadership qualities among business students. Types of MBA you can choose from; Two year (full time) MBA, Evening MBA, Executive MBA, or Direct MBA.

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List of Top 10 Business School for BBA and MBA in Bangladesh

These top Business Schools in Bangladesh offers specialized education on Management, Management information systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Supply chain management,  Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human resource management, International Business, Information technology, Legal management, Public relations, Radio & TV production, Tourism, and Hospitality, etc. You can pick any by fulfilling their prerequisite on these concentrations for BBA and MBA.

University of Dhaka – Institute of Business Administration (IBA)

IBA is one of the oldest and most reputed business schools in the country. It is ranked on the top in quality, developing business and entrepreneur skill and alumni. This institution works in developing skill and proficiency in students, with its core management courses.

Contact:
Institute of Business Administration, The University of Dhaka, Dhaka – 1000, Bangladesh.
Email: bba@iba-du.edu (BBA) | Tel: 880-2-9661900-73 Ext. 8350, 880-2-9663220
Email: mba@iba-du.edu (MBA) | Tel: 880-2-9661900 -73 Ext. 8363, 880-2-9663771
Email: emba@iba-du.edu (EMBA) | Tel: 880-2-58613490,880-2-58613491
Website: www.iba-du.edu

Stamford University – Department of Business Administration

Stamford University focuses to make the business student a well-trained business professional. They continuously update their curriculum to fit in the modern business world. They also focus on teaching the necessary techniques to deal with the economic, social, and political environment of the business/firm.

Departments: Business Administration, Human Resource Management. 

Contact:
744, Satmosjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh
Fax: 880-2-9143531 | E-mail: admission@stamforduniversity.edu.bd
Website: www.stamforduniversity.edu.bd
Faculty Website: www.stamforduniversity.edu.bd/SubAcademicDepartment.aspx

North-South University – School of Business & Economics

North-South University’s Business Program is designed under the guidelines of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest amongst the business schools in the USA. It is the first government-approved private university in Bangladesh that has earned the reputation for it’s Business Program.

Departments: Accounting, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Computer Information Management, E-Business, Entrepreneurship, and Operations Management.

Contact:
Admissions OfficePlot 15, Block B
Bashundhara, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh
PABX: +880 2 55668200 | Fax: +880 2 55668202
Email: registrar@northsouth.edu | Website: www.northsouth.edu
Faculty Website: www.northsouth.edu/academic/sbe

BRAC University – BRAC Business School

BRAC university’s business program is designed very modernly to compete internationally. It has the top three most popular business programs, internationally acclaimed for the students, which are MBA (Master of Business Administration), EMBA (Executive Master of Business Administration), and MBM (Master of Bank Management).

Departments: Accounting, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Computer Information Management, E-Business, Entrepreneurship, and Operations Management.

Contact:
BRAC University UB01, Mohakhali, 66 Bir Uttam AK Khandakar Road, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
Phone: +880-2-9844051-4 (PABX) (Information Desk ext. 4003), +880-2-9853948-9
Fax: +880-2-58810383, +880-2-9856163 | Email: admissions@bracu.ac.bd  (Admissions)
Website: www.bracu.ac.bd
Faculty Website: www.bracu.ac.bd/academics/institutes-and-schools

American International University Bangladesh – Faculty of Business Administration

AIUB focuses more on practical and technology adapted education system. They are promoting professionalism and leadership quality through their programs. The university mainly believes in imparting technical, pioneering, equipped, and computerized education to its students so that they can make their place stronger in the internationally competitive professional market.

Departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, and Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations, and Supply Chain Management.

Contact:
Admissions Office, House 83/B, Road 4, Kemal Ataturk Avenue Banani, Dhaka 1213, Bangladesh
Phone: +88-02-9894229, +88-02-9897387, +88-02-58815357 | Fax: +88-02-8813233
Email: info@aiub.edu | Website: www.aiub.edu | Faculty Website: www.fba.aiub.edu

Independent University Bangladesh – School of Business

The courses offered by Business School are transferable to any other universities around the world. IUB Business School university focuses on making the future leader through a caring, challenging, and student-friendly environment that the student needs.

Departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, General Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management Information Systems, Marketing.

Contact:
Plot 16 Block B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Phone:+88-02-8431645-53, 8432065-76 | Hotline:+880 9612-939393
Fax: +88-02-8431991 | E-mail: info@iub.edu.bd
Website: www.iub.edu.bd | Faculty Website: www.sb.iub.edu.bd

Bangladesh University of Professionals – Faculty of Business Studies

BUP started its new four departments recently but it has gained very warm acceptance in the business industry because of its dedicated curriculum and quality education. 

Departments: Business Administration, Accounting & Information Systems, Marketing, Finance & Banking, and Management Studies.

Contact:
Mirpur Cantonment, Dhaka- 1216  
Phone: 88-02-8000368, 88-02-8000443
Email: info@bup.edu.bd | Website: www.bup.edu.bd
Faculty Website: www.bup.edu.bd/pages/pageContent?page=FBS

East-West University

This university is well known for its detailed design on their business courses and structured internship to face the real business world.

Departments: Business Administration, Economics

Contact:
A/2, Jahurul Islam Avenue, Jahurul Islam City | Aftabnagar Dhaka-1212 | Bangladesh
Phone: 55046678, 09666775577 | Mobile: 01755587224
Email: admissions@ewubd.edu | Email: info@ewubd.edu | Website: www.ewubd.edu
Faculty Website: www.ewubd.edu/faculty-of-business-and-economics/

Source: Eduniversal Ranking, Best Masters

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