Govt introduces ‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib’ award

The government has introduced

‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib’ Award from this year to

recognize five Bangladeshi women in different categories in every


Five Bangladeshi women will be given the award for their important

contributions and glorious role in the categories of politics;

economics; education, culture and sports; social services;

independence and Liberation War, research, agriculture and rural

development, said a press release here.

A virtual meeting was held today on formulating programme for

giving the ‘Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Padak-2021’.

State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Fazilatun Nessa

Indira, Women and Children Affairs Secretary Md. Sayedul Islam, Jatiyo

Mohila Sangstha Chairman Begum Chemon Ara Tayab, Women Affairs

Department Director General Ram Chandra Das and Additional Secretary

Farida Parvin joined the meeting, among others.

The award will be considered as the highest state award for women

in ‘Ka’ category.

It will be given on August 8 every year on the birth anniversary of

Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)