Bangladesh Bank

Department of Communications and Publications

Name & Designation Email Telephone Fax
Abu Farah Md. NaserDeputy Governor880-2-9530252880-2-9530465
Md. Awlad Hossain ChowdhuryExecutive Director880-2-9530443880-2-9530440
G.M. Abul Kalam AzadGeneral Manager880-2-9530141880-2-9530198

Responsibilities of the Department of Communications and Publications (DCP)

The Department of Communications and Publications (DCP) is one of the core departments of Bangladesh Bank(BB). The Bangladesh Bank Started with 12 departments after the liberation, of which public relations department in one of them. Earlier, it mainly dealt with printing and publications works of BB. Over the years, it has widened its scope in the vast field of communications. There is a complete communication center under its supervision in BB. Among its eight divisions publications division publishes 'Parikroma', a monthly in house journal regularly. Thus, it accomplishes all sorts of publications, printings and distributions assignments in regular and occasional basis.
Public relation division is responsible for issuing press releases, clarifications and rejoinders on behalf of BB. It also provides photographs and accomplishes archive related jobs as well. Another significant responsibility of this division is to maintain paper clippings from numerous national dailies in daily basis. To cope with the recent trend for the dissemination of BB's informations, its social media is being operated under the direction of this department. Moreover, it has enhanced its excellence on advertisement, press briefing and keeps close liaison with both print and electronic media etc. In recent years it has started dealing with event management and proved its efficiency on this field with success. The DCP also prepares advertisement and publications bills and sends those to Expenditure Management Department for payment.
Mural installation and restoration division deals with very sophisticated and creative art works. It provides murals, sculptures, diorama and paintings as a part of beautification and ornamentation of head office and all branch offices of BB across the country.
Distribution division executes very efficient and quick job regarding distribution of publications, calendars, note books for meeting up in house official necessities. This distribution to other related stakeholders also meets up central bank's branding strategy partially.
Graphic division delivers its best and spectacular efforts in making up all publication items like books, monthly in house journal, special publications greeting cards, banners, festoons etc.
Like other departments DCP performs its administrative jobs by its general section. This general section and GM section of the Department are carefully and efficiently directed by the general manager of the department.