Policy Support Branch (PSB)

Local Government Division, Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives

Md. Emdadul Hoq Chowdhury

Joint Secretary, Local Government Division, Focal Person, WASH sector development, Policy & Advocacy Component of GoB-UNICEF WASH Project, Policy Support Branch (PSB).







S.M. Moniruzzaman

National Consultant, WASH sector development, Policy & Advocacy Component of GoB-UNICEF WASH Project, Policy Support Branch (PSB).

Mr. Monir has been working in the development field around 25 years, with specialization in project planning, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of donor funded bilateral and multilateral projects undertaken by Government (Local Govt. Division), International and national NGOs.Contributed in the fields of capacity Building of Staff, Counterparts, Partner NGOs, Govt. Officials, LGIs, Coordination & Liaison with Govt. agencies, donors, Partner NGOs. Guiding and supervision of International and Local partner NGOs, Local Govt. Institutions on Budgeting, Financial management and HR issues, staff supervision etc. He started his carrier in CARE Bangladesh, World Bank, SDC and Danida funded projects in iDE, HYSAWA-Local Govt. Support Unit and Policy Support Unit under (PSU) LGD. Now, he is working as National Consultant (WASH Sector Coordination) in WASH Sector Development, Policy and Advocacy Component of GoB-UNICEF WASH Project engaged by UNICEF in newly created Policy Support Branch (PSB) under Local Government Division.

He is experienced in developing project operational plan, training plan, management skill in human and financial resources and overall program management working through the project cycle. Conversant in planning, Organizing and Facilitating Meeting, Training, Workshop, Seminar, Dialogue for Partners, Govt. Officials, preparing meeting minutes/proceedings, training/workshop reports etc. He is also conversant with developing national Policy/ Strategy/ Guidelines for WASH sector in Bangladesh. Excellent presentation and language proficiency skill in English and Bengali. Special interest in cultural activities, especially in recitation.