September 21, 2023

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Administration) Office

Pro-Vice-Chancellor | Bangladesh Open University

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Professor Dr. Nasim Banu

Bangladesh Open University

Dr Nasim Banu, hailed from Rupganj, Narayanganj, is a Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Islamic University; Kushtia, joined Bangladesh Open University (BOU) as Pro- Vice Chancellor on 19 February 2021. She was given additional charge of Vice-Chancellor on 24 March at the end of tenure of former VC which continued up to 29 June 2021. Before joining BOU she was founder Dean and Chairman of Faculty of Social Sciences and Department of Development Studies respectively; and Convener, Eve Teasing Prevention and Protection Committee at Islamic University. Besides that, at Islamic University, she was Independent House Tutor of Female Unit of Saddam Hossain Hall and Chairperson, Department of Politics and Public Administration. She did her BSS Honors and MSS degree in Public Administration in the year of 1982 and 1983 respectively from the University of Dhaka. She also did her second Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) which is equivalent to M. Phil degree in 1991 from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). She earned PhD degree in 2010 for her thesis on Monitoring and Evaluation of system Bangladesh Public Project Management. Prof. Banu started her teaching career in 1990 at Islamic University, Kushtia with wide range research experience in the field of Social Sciences and since then she has been passionate for learning and continued to diversify her knowledge in multi-disciplinary field. She is attached with Pabna Science & Technology University, Jahangirnagar University, Islamic University and, Bangahbandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science & Technology University, Gupalganj as an expert member of teacher’s selection board. Prof. Nasim Banu has contributed with her writing to Banglapedia and Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration. She has been associated with different journals and periodicals as editor reviewers, and advisory members. She has published over 30 research articles, 01 book and 05 book chapters in different books published by reputed publishers of home and abroad. She attended 12 International Conferences in abroad as resource person and organized an International Conference in home at Islamic University, Kushtia on “Sustainability and Sustainable Development”. She is a life member of Bangladesh Institute of Planners; Bangladesh Public Administration Association; and Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institute of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSPAG). Prof. Nasim Banu travelled to India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherland, Germany, Spain, Italy, and United Kingdom for academic as well as personal visit purpose.

Officer’s List

Professor Dr. Nasim BanuPro-Vice-Chancellor (Administration)9291115, 09666730730/102
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Md. Abul Kalam AzadPS to Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Assistant Director09666730730/806
Shama Kanta RoyAdministrative Officer09666730730/536