Khulna Division BSPs honored for their outstanding performance



A daylong Regional Meeting of Blue Star Providers was held in Khulna on February 11, 2020. The objectives of the meeting were to share best practices, recognize good providers and obtain their opinion to improve program performance in future. Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury, Honorable Chairman of the Board of Directors of Social Marketing Company attended the program as the Chief Guest. A total of 308 providers from Khulna, Bagerhat, Jashore and Satkhira districts attended the meeting. Ten Blue Star Providers from these districts were awarded with crests as Best Performers for their outstanding performance. Mr. Toslim Uddin Khan, Chief of Program Operations, SMC conducted an interactive discussion with the Blue Star Providers which focused on sharing experience, lesson learned and way forward for the improvement of Blue Star Program. The providers actively participated in the session and made valuable suggestions to make the network more effective in future. Among others, Mr. Md. Shariful Islam, Divisional Director (Family Planning), Khulna; Mr. Md. Abdul Alim, Deputy Director, Family Planning, Khulna; Mr. Md. Ali Reza Khan, Managing Director & CEO of SMC; Mr. Chandra Nath Mandal, Additional General Manager, Sales, SMC Enterprise Limited; Mr. Sk. Kabir Ahmed, Senior Sales Manager, Khulna, SMC EL; Dr. Alia El Mohandes, Senior Health Advisor, ID Team Lead, Office of Population, Health, Nutrition & Education (OPHNE), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Bangladesh and other high officials were present at the meeting.