Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) is mandated to conduct research for knowledge generation and use research findings to update curriculum and develop case study for utilization to conduct sessions in different courses. BPATC has been entrusted to provide consultancy to the government for policy intervention.

Member Directing Staff (Research and Consultancy) leads the Research and Consultancy Division of the Centre and performs the task under guidance of the Rector. Director (Research and Development) performs the research and development tasks under the supervision of MDS (Research and Consultancy). Deputy Director (Research), Senior Research Officer and Research Officer support Director (Research and Development) to perform his assign tasks.

Research Team

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Bangladesh: Organizational Gap Analysis Research Team


Research Methodology, Organization and Management, Public Policy, Transparency and Accountability, Globalization and Regional Cooperation

Sl. No. Name Designation Research Interest
1 Ramendra Nath Biswas

Rector (Secretary to the Government)


Shah Mohammad Sanaul Hoque, PhD

Member Directing Staff(Research & Consultancy)

e-Governance, Innovation and Project Management.

Dr. Md. Zohurul Islam

Director (Research & Development)

Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental Risk Management, Natural Resource Management, Forestry and Agriculture, Ecosystem, e-Governance.

Md. Morshed Alom, Ph.D.

BSS (Honours) & MSS (International Relations), University of Dhaka,
MA in Southeast Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand &,
Ph.D. in Development Administration, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand

Deputy Director (Reserch)  Research Methodology, Organization and Management, Public Policy, Transparency and Accountability, Globalization and Regional Cooperation.

Afia Rahman

B.Sc (Honours) & M.Sc. (Geography & Environment), University of Jahangirnagar; &,
M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Wageningen University &Research (WUR), Netherlands

Senior Research Officer Quality of Life and Environmental Quality of Life (EQOL), Waste Management, Research Methodology.

Mohammad Mamun

BSS (Honours) & MSS (Sociology),
University of Dhaka; &,
Master of Public Policy, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan

Senior Research Officer Research Methodology, Human Resource Development, Human Resource Management, Event Management

Rabiul Alam Lokman

BSS (Hons) & MSS (Archaeology),
University of Jahangirnagar; &,
MBA (Operations Management), American International University of Bangladesh

Research Officer Archaeological research, Research Methodology, Integrity, Operations Management, Project Management, Total Quality Management, Supply Chain Management
9 Md. Hasib Mamun Research Officer Research Methodology, Business Statistics, Statistical Data Analyst.
10 Md. Mizanur Rahman Research Officer Public Policy & Strategy, Development Economics, International Trade & Finance, Monetary Policy & Money Market, Impact Analysis, CBA and Growth Models.

Managing Research

The Research Branch manages research activities of the Centre funded by the Centre, following the guidelines of the Research Policy 2018. Research branch coordinates the whole process ranging from invitation of research proposal to submission of final research report. Research proposal select for funding by following the process and procedure of the Research Policy 2018. 

Research Committee

BPATC has a Research Committee headed by the Vice-Chancellor of Jahangirnagar University, one of the Board of Governor (BOG) members of BPATC. All MDSs of BPATC are the internal members by virtue of their position and two experts, nominated by the Board of Governors, are the external members of the Research Committee. The Director (Research & Development) is the member secretary of the committee.

Conduct Research

BPATC invites research proposals and ‘call for research proposal’ is widely circulated among the Universities, Research and Training Institutions. Research areas are mostly on public administration, management, sustainable development, governance and social issues. Research Committee evaluates and recommends for funding.

Faculty Seminar

The Research Branch organises faculty seminar on the draft research proposal and final research reports those are preliminarily selected by the Research Committee to present before the Faculty Members of BPATC. 

Annual Report Preparation

Research branch is responsible to prepare Annual Report of BPATC.

Village Study of the Foundation Training Course (FTC)

Village study is mandatory for the FTC participants. Research Branch coordinates the village study programme of the FTC. The participants of the FTC usually send to Upazila to collect data through Interview and Focus Group Discussion (FGD) by using questionnaire and checklist prepared by the Research Branch. The data, after collection from the field, has been processed and analyzed for the purpose of preparation of report by the participants and/or Research Team of BPATC.

Facilitate Social Research module of FTC, ACAD and SSC

Foundation Training Course (FTC)

Research team conducts session on research methodology and train participants how to conduct research including writing research proposal, develop questionnaire for data collection, collection of data from the field, data processing and analyzing and preparation of research report.

Advanced Course on Administration and Development (ACAD)

The participants of ACAD need to prepare seminar paper on any issue relevant to their Office/ Ministry/Division. Research team assists participant as facilitator through workshop to prepare seminar proposal, collect & analyze data and prepare seminar paper.

Senior Staff Course (SSC)  

The SSC participants have to do Policy evaluation. Research team also extends support to the participants of SSC through workshop to prepare policy evaluation proposal, collect data and analyze data and prepare policy evaluation report.   

Consultancy Work

The Centre has a provision of giving consultancy services by its faculty members to meet the specific need of an organization. The involvement of faculty members in consultancy work is expected to facilitate the client organizations in improving their performance. As per the ‘Consultancy Policy-2018’ of BPATC, consultancy can be short and long-term and also can be part-time depend on the nature of the services and need of the client organization.


Research Branch Organogram


Shah Mohammad Sanaul Hoque, PhD
Member Directing Staff (R&C)

Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman

Director (Research & Development) CV


Md. Morshed Alom, PhD

Deputy Director (Research) CV

ANM Sajidul Ahsan

Deputy Director (Research) CV

Ms Afia Rahman

Research Officer-1 CV

Mr. Mohammad Mamun

Research Officer-2 CV

Mr. Rabiul Alam Lokman

Research Officer-3 CV

Md. Hasib Mamun
Research Officer
Md. Mizanur Rahman
Research Officer



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