RAJSHAHI, A daylong workshop on insurance was held
here today aiming to create mass awareness among the people.
The training workshop titled Raising Awareness regarding Insurance was
held at Shilpakala Academy auditorium with initiative of Bangladesh Insurance
Sector Development Project (BISDP).
In the technical session, Professor Shah Azam Shantunu from Department of
Marketing in Rajshahi University (RU) presented two papers on 'Fostering
Insurance Awareness among the Masses' and 'Role of Insurance Sector in
Economic Growth of Bangladesh Present Scenario and Future Potentials'.
Faculty Members Head of Bangladesh Insurance Academy (BIA) SM Ibrahim
Hossain also presented a paper on 'Building Insurance Awareness through
Micro, Health and Agriculture Insurance'.
Commissioner of Rajshahi division NurUrRahman addressed the workshop as
the chief guest while BIA Director Amzad Hossain, Dean of RU's Business
Administration Faculty Prof Humayun Kabir and Managing Director of Sadharan
Bima Corporation Syed Shahriar Ahsan spoke as special guests with Member of
Insurance Development and Controlling Authority (IDCA) Dr Mosharraf Hossain
in the chair.
IDCA Executive Director Kazi Monwar Hossain, BISDP Director Nayeb Ali Mondal,
Deputy Project Director Masudur Rahman and Deputy Secretary of Financial Institution Division
of the Ministry of Finance Iftekhar Hossain also spoke on the occasion.
NurUrRahman said insurance sector is considered as an important
component for sustainable economic development of the country. It (insurance)
plays a very important role in lowering risks of financial sector.
Nayeb Ali Mondal said the government has taken an initiatives to
strengthen and expand the country's insurance sector for boosting economic
development in the country alongside ensuring financial security of the
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)