Back Ground of PCD:
Programme for Community Development (PCD) is a Non-Government organization established in 1986 and started is development journey with great enthusiasm and encouragement by the community people in order to enhanced the socio-economic status of the grass root people in the village. It was 1st initiated and started in development activities at Chatmohar Upazila in Pabna district. This organization registered with the Bureau of NGO Affairs, Prime Minister’s Office, Govt. of Bangladesh, registered with the Department of Social Services, under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Govt. of Bangladesh, also registered with Micro Credit Regulatory Authority under Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank) of the Government of Bangladesh. It has been working for last 3 years as driving force for transforming societies towards sustainable development by promoting, advocating and implementing programs that address root causes of problems. Now it has been implemented a number of development programs and projects to bring out sustainable development of vulnerable, disadvantaged and underprivileged people of the northern parts of the country. To implementing all over the programs PCD always considering the poverty alleviation issue and take necessary action to successful implementation of the program. PCD is implementing its development activities through 25 branches under Pabna, Natore & Sirajgong districts and 12 Project/Programme unit offices in Natore, Sirajgong, Kustia, Maherpur, Rajbari, Foridpur, Magura, Tangail, Sherpur, Jamalpur, Mymenshing & Netrokona districts.
Legal status: Registration:
PCD has been registered with all the appropriate agency of the Government of Bangladesh. The following table summaries the details of registration: Registration Agency Registration Number Date Social Welfare Pabna-131 (254)/86 23/07/1986 NGO Affairs Bureau 872 04/12/1994 Micro credit Regulatory Authority 01508-00703-00135 07/02/2008 In addition, PCD has a Tax Identification Number (TIN- 873538355688) and from 2012 PCD continue submitted Financial Statement to the National Board of Revenue.