Workshop on building trust about insurance held in Rajshahi

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)