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Tk 300 fine for public smoking: Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong


“Long term and short term steps should be taken to reduce tobacco consumption at public places. Conducting mobile court will be increased and mass awareness should be created as well. According to new law, Tk 300 can be fined for public smoking. One magistrate will be assigned to conduct mobile court in public places” said Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Mesbah Uddin in a District Taskforce Committee meeting organized by Chittagong District Administration with the support of Civil Surgeon Office and YPSA.  District Taskforce Committee was formed aiming at effective implementation of the Tobacco Control Act. Read more..

Press conference on Stop Violence, Build a Peaceful Nation

Press Conference at Chittagong Press Club

“Bangladesh is an independent democratic country with multi-languages, multi-religions and multi-communities. For a long time we’ve been living with peace and harmony. Before and after every national election even local government elections, various kinds of violence occur often that should never happen. We all want to live with peace and harmony with the values of our national heritage. Religion is for individuals but state is for all. We respect our own religion as well as respect other religions. When violence spread all over the country, which is a growing concern throughout the generations. Public security, livelihoods and economic growth goes into threat. This campaign recognizes the immense potential of social harmony and tolerance. Read more..

Debate competition on Only Prevention of Domestic Violence Can Ensure Social Harmony and Prosperity held

Prize distribution among the students

YPSA arranged a debate competition at the Chittagong Chemical Complex (CCC) High School, Barabkunda aiming for “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”. The subject of this debate was “Only Prevention of Domestic Violence Can Ensure Social Harmony and Prosperity”. Two teams were debating on the topic, one group was in favor of this topic and another group was against it. The competition ended followed by a signature campaign. Read more..

YPSA observed National Youth Day 2014

Youth Rally

Leadership Development Program of YPSA organized discussion meeting, rally and cultural program to mark the National Youth Day 2014 at YPSA-HRDC Sitakund Campus onNovember 01, 2014. The theme of this year was “Fighting Youth for Digital Bangladesh”. At first YPSA-LDP organized a discussion meeting in YPSA-HRDC Sitakunda campus on importance of national Youth Day 2014. More than ten LDP leaders were participated in the discussion meeting. Md. Abdus Sabur, Project Coordinator of LDP delivered his speech about the importance of digital Bangladesh and importance of Information Technology related knowledge and awareness to the youth peoples. Read more..

Round table Discussion on “Bangladesh With Me Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”


Aiming for “Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh”, Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) arranged a round table discussion at 03 November, 2014 on YPSA-HRDC auditorium, Sitakunda, Chittagong, under the campaign on BD with me ( This discussion was a great success with 33 invited participants participating in it with various professions as teacher, businessman, social worker, student, government employee, service holder, UP member, housewife, unemployed and journalist etc. Read more..

Challenged people being involved in mainstream development: Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presenting the concept paper

Commerce Minister Mr. Tofail Ahmed said the government has attached highest priority to mainstreaming the challenged people through making them efficient workforce for ensuring inclusive development in the country.  “Like other people, physically challenged people are getting equal opportunities to flourish their talent to become worthy citizen of the country,” he told a seminar on “Inclusive development: mainstreaming the challenged people” at Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman made a presentation at the seminar. Read more..

Steps taken to bring children of poor and illiterate people in the isolated areas into educational support program

Participants of the teachers training workshop

“First five years of education is the main pedestal of the students which indicates whether future generation will be shaped in a proper way. The quality of current education system as well as education rate is being increased day by day. Teachers, guardians and people from all corners should come forward to ensure quality of education” Speakers said in an inaugural ceremony of a basic training workshop for the field level teachers organized by YPSA with the support of PKSF on 25 October 2014 at Kowkhali. Read more..

Human chain at Sitakind

YPSA formed a human chain demanding Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh at Sitakund on 8 November.

Talk show at Sagor Giri Studio

YPSA arranged a radio talk show on “Bangladesh With Me : Stop Violence and Build a Peaceful Bangladesh” at the community radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 in Sitakund. Read more… 

Md. Arifur Rahman receives certificate of appreciation

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International. Read more… 

YPSA took part in the rally

YPSA took part in the 30 Years celebration of ActionAid Bangladesh. ActionAid has been working in Bangladesh for 30 years with the mission to work with poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice.


Consultant of Japan Embassy Ms. Chie Matsumoto visits Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre (CYC)  Read more…

Mr. Ahsanullah Sarkar, Associate Program Officer of YPSA has demonstrated Digital Talking Books (DAISY) in front of Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury, Honorable Speaker of National Parliament

Demonstration of Digital Talking Books in front of speaker of national parliament  Read more…

divisional Consultation on “Implementation on Tobacco control Law in Chittagong Division”

Divisional consultation on “Implementation of Tobacco control Law in Chittagong division” with Divisional Commissioner and all 11 DCs of Chittagong Division held. Read more… 

Launching ceremony of the research report

Comprehensive policy needed for the protection of the rights of climate displaced peoples. Read more… 

Mr. Tilak Kanti, YPSA receiving certificate from Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid

Education minister Nurul Islam Nahid distributes certificate of training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing”  in an occasion at the Prime Minister Office  Read more..

Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA. Read more…

Contract singing between Mr.Farid Uddin Ahmed , Executive Director of Arannayk Foundation (AF) and Mr.Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”. Read more…

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee receiving award from honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh

Service Innovation Fund arranged by Access to Information (A2I) Program under Prime Minister’s Office awarded to YPSA for ‘production of multimedia digital talking book’. Read more..