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25th Annual General Meeting of MIDAS, 2017
25th Annual General Meeting of MIDAS, 2017

The 25th Annual General Meeting of Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS) was held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at MIDAS Head Office in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The Members of the Company along with Dr. A. S. M. Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director attended the meeting and Ms. Parveen Mahmud, FCA, Chairman, MIDAS Board was in the chair. Chairman thanked Board of Directors, Team MIDAS, Development Partners, for helping and guiding MIDAS for the achievement of its brilliant 35th anniversary in consultancy and development arena.

The Directors’ Report and the Annual Accounts of the Company for the year 2016-2017 were adopted in the Meeting. The following Members were present in the 25th AGM- Ms. Rokia A. Rahman, Mr. S. M. Al-Husainy, Mr. Shaikh A. Halim, Major General (Retd.) Mahabbat Jan Chowdhury, Mr. Bazlur Rahman Khan, Ms. Sabina Alam, Mr. Abdul Karim, Mr. Ghulam Rahman, Mr. M Hafizuddin Khan and Ms. Zahida Ispahani.

Source:

Bhorer Kagoj: 25 December 2017
https://www.bhorerkagoj.net/epaper/2017/12/25/index.php

 

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Southeast University and MIDAS signs an agreement on July 19, 2017
Southeast University and MIDAS signs an agreement on July 19, 2017

Professor Dr. A N M Meshquat Uddin, Vice Chancellor, Southeast University and Dr. A. S. M. Masi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS), signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organizations on Wednesday, 19 July, 2017 at Southeast University Conference Room. Under this agreement, MIDAS will organize a 4 day long Training courses on Business Plan Preparation for the students of School of Business Studies of Southeast University.

Ms. Parveen Mahmud, FCA, Chairman, MIDAS Board of Directors, Mr. M. Kamaluddin Chowdhury, Representative Member, BOT, Southeast University Trust, Dr. Farhana Ferdousi, Assistant Professor, School of Business Studies, southeast University and Dr. Mehe Zebunnesa, Director BBA Programme, School of Business Studies, Southeast University were present in the agreement signing ceremony.

Source:
Finaancial  Express: 21 July 2017

http://epaper.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/?archiev=yes&arch_date=21-07-2017#
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The Daily  Star: 21 July 2017
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CPTU and MIDAS signs a contract on June 14, 2017
CPTU and MIDAS signs a contract on June 14, 2017

Mr. Md. Faruque Hossain, Director General of Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IMED, Ministry of Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Dr. A. S. M. Masi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS), signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organizations on Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 at CPTU Conference Room. Under this agreement, MIDAS will provide Consulting Services for collection of data for Impact Evaluation of Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP) System of Bangladesh digitally, first time in Bangladesh. The Project is financed by the World Bank.

High Officials of CPTU, Ministry of Planning and MIDAS were present in the occation.

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PUM – Netherlands Team at Grameen Telecom Trust (GTT) under Technology Transfer for Private Sector Development Programme of MIDAS
PUM - Netherlands Team at Grameen Telecom Trust (GTT)

PUM – Netherlands Team at Grameen Telecom Trust (GTT) who are visiting under Technology Transfer for Private Sector Development Programme of MIDAS with major intention to develop Bangladeshi SMEs. GTT will receive Senior Experts for the development of their income generating projects for the benefits of the young entrepreneurs of Bangladesh

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Power Cell and MIDAS signs a contract on March 27, 2017
Power Division Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Engr. Mohammad Hossain, Director General, Power Cell, Power Division Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, and Dr.A.S.M.Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of MIDAS (Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services), signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organizations on Monday, 27th March 2017. Under the agreement, MIDAS will conduct a “Baseline Survey for Global Multi-tier Measurement for Access to Energy” digitally first time in Bangladesh, funded by World Bank.

Mr. Mohammad Amzad Hossain, Director, Power Cell, Power Division Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources and Mr. Ziaul Moquit, Senior General Manager, Mr. Md. Ebrahim Hossain, Assistant General Manager of MIDAS were also present on the agreement ceremony

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New Chairman and Three Board of Directors on MIDAS Board, 20th February, 2017
BOARDMEETING

Ms. Parveen Mahmud has been elected as the new Chairman of Micro Industries Development Assistance and services (MIDAS) by MIDAS Board of Directors in the MIDAS Board Meeting held on Monday, February 20, 2017. MIDAS Board of Directors also included Mr. Abdul Karim, Mr. Hafizuddin Khan and Mr. Ghulam Rahman as new Directors from MIDAS General Body.
MIDAS Board members, Ms. Rokia A. Rahman, Maj. Gen. Mahabbat Jan Chowdhury (Retd.), Mr. Shaikh A. Halim, Mr. Bazlur Rahman Khan, Ms. Sabina Alam, and Dr. A. S. M. Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director welcomed them.

Currently, Ms. Mahmud is the Managing Director of Grameen Telecom Trust. Ms. Parveen Mahmud, FCA in her diversified professional career, has wide experience in the social development sector and was a practicing chartered accountant. She is the Council member and was the first female President, of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). She also the first female board member of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), apex accounting professional body of the SAARC. Mrs. Mahmud was the member, National Advisory Panel for SME Development of Bangladesh. And founding board member of SME Foundation and Convenor, SME Women’s Forum. She is the Chairperson, Shasha Denims Ltd.

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IMED and MIDAS signs a contract on February 8, 2017
MoLGD

MD. Siddiqur Rahman, Director General, Communication and Local Government Sector, IMED, Ministry of Planning (MoP), exchanges documents of a deal with Dr. A.S.M. Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of MIDAS, at a program on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at IMED.

Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS) will conduct in-depth Monitoring Study on the project titled: “Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP)”, of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED),Ministry of Local Government Division (MoLGD).

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IMED and MIDAS signs a contract on February 7, 2017
IMED and MIDAS signs a contract on February 7, 2017

MD. Neazul Haque, Director General, Agriculture, Rural Development and Research Sector, IMED, Ministry of Planning (MoP), exchanges documents of a deal with Dr. A.S.M. Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of MIDAS, at a program on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at IMED.

MIDAS will conduct in-depth Monitoring Study on the project titled: “Integrated Agriculture Approach for ensuring Nutrition and Food Security Project” of Ministry of Agriculture (MoA).

Links :

The Daily Star: Page 19, Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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The Financial Express: Page 16, Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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24th Annual General Meeting of MIDAS, 2016
24th AGM of MIDAS, 2016

24th AGM of MIDAS, 2016

The 24th Annual General Meeting of Micro Industries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS) was held on December 20, 2016 at MIDAS Head Office in Dhanmondi, Dhaka. The Members of the Company along with Dr. A.S.M. Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director attended the Meeting and Mr. Bazlur Rahman Khan, Chairman, MIDAS Board was in the chair.

The Directors’ Report and the Annual Accounts of the Company for the year 2015-2016 were adopted in the Meeting. The following Members were present in the 24th AGM –   Ms. Rokia A. Rahman, Prof. Hafiz G.A. Siddiqi, Mr. Mirza Ali Behrouze Ispahani, Major General Mahabbat Jan Chowdhury (Retd.), Mrs. Parveen Mahmud and Mrs. Sabina Alam.

Links:
The Daily Star: Wednesday December 21, 2016
http://epaper.thedailystar.net/index.php?opt=view&page=19&date=2016-12-21

The Financial Express: Page 17, Wednesday December 21, 2016
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The Daily Samakal: Thursday December 22, 2016
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POWER CELL AND MIDAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT ON 7th SEPTEMBER, 2016
POWER CELL 7-Sept-2016

Engr. Mohammad Hossain, Director General, Power Cell, Power Division Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, and Dr.A.S.M.Mashi-ur-Rahman, Managing Director of MIDAS, signed an agreement on behalf of their respective organisations on Wednesday, 7th September 2016. Under the agreement, MIDAS will conduct a “Baseline Survey for Global Multi-tier Measurement for Access to Energy” first time in Bangladesh, funded by World Bank.

About Power Cell: Power Cell established in 1995 to assist Power Division in order to design, facilitate and monitor reform measures in power sector. It acts as Think Tank to Power Division. Since inception, Power Cell has played vital role in reforming and unbundling the sector, private power generation, power tariff evaluation and establishing regulatory commissions.

About MIDAS: Established in 1982, and funded by USAID till 1993, MIDAS remains a non-profit organization committed to the development of a sound and rapidly growing micro, small and medium enterprises sector in Bangladesh by creating economic opportunities.

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