Population Services and Training Center (PSTC)

Population Services and Training Center (PSTC) is the inheriting organization of Family Planning Services and Training Center (FPSTC) which was created by a government order in 1978. It is


  • a non-government, not for profit voluntary Organization
  • registered with the Directorate of Social Welfare in 1995 and with NGO Affairs Bureau in 1996
  • affiliated with Directorate of Family Planning in 1997
  • declared as the inheriting organization of FPSTC by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 1997.

PSTC evolves under the leadership of eminent citizen of the nation, former defense personnel, valiant freedom fighter and a successful professional, Commander (Retd.) Abdur Rouf. He had been the first-ever Chief Executive of the then FPSTC. Later on he led the initiatives to turn a project into an organization known today as PSTC and became the Founder of the organization. PSTC has been working for the improvement and uphold the standard of livelihoods of poor and socially disadvantaged people by undertaking various programs and projects particularly, health service focused projects around the country.

Major accomplishments: PSTC (former FPSTC) has outstanding and significant achievements. It developed and promoted 82 NGOs throughout the country, which are playing a significant role to supplement and complement national health and family planning program during last 36 years. As Member-Secretary of Family Planning Council of Voluntary Organization (FPCVO) & GO-NGO Coordination Committee, PSTC played significant role to enhance coordination and collaboration among both the government and non-government organizations. Previously, PSTC was used to act as resource organization for the national and local NGOs as Grants Management Agency.

Latest Info

Our New Team members Dr. Md. Mahbubul Alam joined PSTC on 19 April 2015 as Team Leader of the project HIV/AIDS Prevention Services for Brothel based Sex Workers

Memorial Meeting in remembrance of Commander (Rtd) Rouf A memorial meeting was held in Chittagong in

WORLD POPULATION DAY OBSERVED Like other countries of the world, as Bangladesh also