October 18, 2007 - February 8, 2008
Bangladesh SCM has planned series of activities to celebrate this auspicious occasion, which will be carried out from 18 October 2007 to 08 February 2008 (Four months) at 9 different region of Bangladesh: Barisal, Dhaka, Jessore, Faridpur, Pabna, Kushtia, Khulna, Savar and Meherpur. The first and opening program arranged at Barisal as Barisal is the birth place of Bangladesh SCM. Immediately after the program of Barisal, another 8 events at local level will be held between December 2007 and January 2008. The closing program will be taken place at Dhaka on 08 February 2008 (tentative). The central committee of Bangladesh SCM will organize opening and closing program at Barisal and Dhaka respectively as the national program and the others program will be organized by local units with the support of Bangladesh SCM. A strong convening committee has been formed to celebrate the program through series of activities.
There was a Fair Booth at the premise of program, where nine local units participated in the event and display their materials accordingly.
Program participants of the opening program:
Near about 300 hundred participants were actively participate in the event from nine local units. Participants were different categories such as students, senior friends, exSCMer, Advisor, Patron and well-wisher of Bangladesh SCM. Moreover, other invited guest from relevant student, religious, social and cultural organizations was also participated in the event.
Guest and Resource Person:
Ms. Labonya Prova Halder, founder of Bangladesh SCM inaugurated this glorious event. Prof. Dr. Siraj Uddin Ahamed, Principal of Govt. B. M. College, Barisal was the Chief Guest in the inaugural session where representative from local administration, heads from church institutions, NGOs, social, cultural and educational organizations were the special guest of the occasion.
Since 1957 Bangladesh SCM has started its works and celebrating 50 years of its experiences this year. During its fifty years of journey Bangladesh SCM has served an approximate number of 50,000 college and university students of the Christian community across the country. A good number of exSCMer now are professionally established and representing themselves in the top level position of different renowned national and international NGOs, Government institution, Church institution and other private organization. It has an effective network with the Christian leaders, who are actually nurturing our Christian community for spiritual and social development at local and national level.
This organization has been maintaining sound relationship with other faith people and renowned personalities in social, cultural and education sectors. At present, it serves directly and indirectly about 1000 students through nine local units around the country: Barisal, Dhaka, Faridpur, Jessore, Khulna, Kushtia, Meherpur, Pabna and Savar. Our movement mainly covers the program in the field of Ecumenical Community; Personal Spirituality and Bible study; Prayer and Worship; Interfaith dialogue; Social and Political Analysis and Action; Gender; Justice and Peace.