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Dr Nomita Halder new MD of PKSF

She served as a public servant for long 30 years

Update : 29 Jul 2021, 08:05 PM

Former secretary Dr Nomita Halder has been appointed as the 11th managing director of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF).

At present, she is an honorary member of the National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh and a professorial fellow at North South University, reads a PKSF press release issued on Thursday.

Born in Bagerhat, Dr Halder served as a public servant for long 30 years.

She has the experience of working in the local administration right up to a top position in the central government both at policy and implementation levels.

In 2014, she was appointed as the private secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

As the secretary of the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment, she initiated some stern measures in matters of migration and human trafficking, the statement adds.

In 2018, she retired from public service. She is keen to work with vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized poor communities.

Dr Halder graduated in agriculture from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. Then she did her post graduation in development administration from Australian National University.

She achieved her PhD from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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