Action Plan For Implementation of National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) of Bangladesh
The Action Plan, Phase-2 of National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) has been prepared under the overall guidance and supervision of the NSSS Action Plan Sub-Committee. The Sub-Committee was headed by Mr. Md. Kamal Hossain, as the Secretary, Coordination and Reforms who completed the stakeholder consultation and drafting of the Action Plan. However, after his subsequent transfer to another ministry, Mr. Md. Shamsul Arefin took over as the Secretary and led the finalization process of the action plan and its publication. Mr. Md. Rahat Anwar, Additional Secretary (Coordination) anchored the overall formulating process as the Member Secretary of the sub-committee. Mr. Mohammad Khaled Hasan, Joint Secretary, Civil Registration and Social Security of Cabinet Division supported the committee in designing and drafting of the action plan. The Action Plan was approved and endorsed by an inter-ministerial committee constituted by order of the Hon’ble Prime Minister, titled as Central Management Committee (CMC) on Social Security with Cabinet Secretary as its convenor. The NSSS Action Plan incorporates social security action plans of five thematic clusters and 39 ministries. The focal points, alternative focal points and other relevant officials of the ministries prepared their respective action plans, guided, and assisted by the Cabinet Division through series of workshops. The ministries finalized their parts of action plans in consultation with their stakeholders and with approval of the appropriate authority. The overall technical supports including background research and compilation of the document were provided by the SSPS Programme. Other projects of the Cabinet Division supplied inputs relating to relevant parts of the Action Plan.