Workshop held on reform plan of Maternity Allowance and Lactating Women's Allowance for social protection in Bangladesh

Workshop held on reform plan of Maternity Allowance and Lactating Women’s Allowance for social protection in Bangladesh

A workshop was held on the reform plan of Maternity Allowance and Lactating Women’s Allowance for social protection in Bangladesh on August 27, 2017 at the Department of Women Affairs (DWA), New Eskaton, Dhaka.

The objective of the reform plan was to identify specific interventions to improve Maternity Allowance (MA) and Lactating Mother Allowance (LMA) programmes in terms of economy, efficiency, and effectiveness. The emphasis was be on pragmatic, feasible and implementable interventions. The reform discussions focused on the recommended design, product features, processes, monitoring, Management Information System (MIS).

The workshop was chaired by the Additional Secretary Mr. Mizanur Rahman of MoWCA while the Honorable Secretary of MoWCA Nasima Begum, NDC was present as the Chief Guest and the Director General of DWA Kazi Rowshan Akter was present as the Special Guests.