Our Projects:

VISION: Improved quality of life of disadvantaged people of Bangladesh.

MISSION: PSTC’s aim is to improve health, social security and living conditions for people of Bangladesh, especially for those who are poor and socially disadvantaged, in a sustainable way.

VALUES: PSTC’s values are guided by the principles of commitment to its Mission, Vision, target people and the community as a whole. It adheres to the systems, inculcates the culture of integrity, modesty and team spirit.

Background: 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 

1.       a non-government, not for profit voluntary organization;

2.       registered with the Department of Social Services (DSS) in 1995 and with NGO Affairs Bureau in 1996;

3.       affiliated with Directorate General of Family Planning (DGFP) in 1997;

4.       Declared as the inheriting organization of FPSTC by the 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 throughout the country.

Major accomplishments: PSTC (former FPSTC) has outstanding and significant achievements. It developed and promoted 82 local level NGOs throughout the country, which are playing a significant role to supplement and complement national health and family planning program during last 38 years. As Member-Secretary of the 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.

Number of Staff/s: A number of 1203 workforces are currently involved around the country to carry out PSTC’s missions. The male – female ratio is 1:2.

Operational Area: PSTC has been in its operation through 111 offices with 54 clinics in 34 districts of the seven divisions (Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet and Rangpur) so far.

Management and Operation: A seven-member Governing Body (GB), elected for two years, works actively for setting up the priorities, standards and reviewing the overall policy guideline of the organization. The GB members oversee the implementation of the ongoing activities of the organization on a regular basis.

The Executive Director, who is also an ex-officio Member-Secretary of the GB, is responsible for overall implementation of the PSTC programs and projects. He is joined by a top Management Team (TMT) and a group of qualified and experienced professionals to run the programs and projects undertaken by PSTC.

Membership of Different Network: PSTC gives the highest importance for establishing bi-lateral and multilateral partnerships and collaborations with different networks both in country and abroad.

PSTC is currently member of Health Rights Movement National Committee, STI/AIDS Network of Bangladesh, Unite for Body Rights (UBR) Alliance, Smiling Sun Network, Urban Health Center (Rangdhanu), Association for Development Agencies in Bangladesh (ADAB), Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council for Bangladesh (WSSCC’B), Network for Ensuring Adolescents Rights and Services (NEARS), DAWN Forum, Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF) and Coalition for Urban Poor (CUP).


Development Partners


Ongoing Programs/projects: (each area with logo)


Population Health and Nutrition (PHN)

1 Accelerating Universal Health Coverage (AUHC)

2 Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project (PA-1), Dhaka

3 Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project (PA-4), Dhaka

4 Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project (PA-5), Dhaka

5 Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project (PA-2), Rajshahi

6 Urban Primary Health Care Service Delivery Project (PA-1), Gazipur

7 BRAC-PSTC-NFM TB Control Program

8 Marketing Innovation for Sustainable Health Development (MISHD)


9 PSTC Health Enterprise



Youth and Adolescent Development (YAD)

10 Unite for Body Rights (UBR 2) Project

11 Hello, I Am (HIA) Project

12 Sangjog (Link Up 2) Project

         Annex 1 Photo Gallery and Media Coverage - Download PDF

         Annex 2 SANGJOG Benchmark Report - Download PDF

         PSTC SANGJOG Financial Report up to June 2017- Download PDF

         SANGJOG Progress Report December 2016 - June 2017- Download PDF

         Annex 1 Monitoring Report of SANGJOGDownload PDF

         Annex 2 Photo Gallery and Media CoverageDownload PDF

         Annex 3 Achievements against Yearly Action PlanDownload PDF

         SANGJOG Progress Report July 2017 - December 2017Download PDF

         SANGJOG Financial Report-2017Download PDF


Gender and Governance (GAG)

13 Creating Spaces Project

14 Women Empowerment (WE) Projcet



Climate Change & Adaptation (CCA)

15 Strengthening Urban Resitience Project (SURP)



Skill Education and Training

16 Training and Communication

17 Community Paramedic Training Institute (CPTI)

18 PSTC Training Complex, Gazipur


PSTC Facilities: PSTC has excellent facilities with conference hall, well-equipped training rooms, meeting rooms, canteen facility, multimedia, computer (both desktop and laptop) with necessary accessories and all materials at Niketon in Dhaka.

PSTC Training Complex, Gazipur: PSTC also has its own training complex at Masterbari, Kaultia, Gazipur, near Dhaka. The complex is situated inside the bhawal forest, a calm and quiet place. There are training halls with 200 participant capacities, 60-person living accommodations, dining and other meeting facilities.

Way Forward: PSTC works intensively for the multi-dimensional development partners for program implementation and maintains networking in the program areas. Organization will also continue providing community services with the emphasis on health service delivery, training and skills development, especially for the disadvantaged children, women and youth & adolescents. PSTC’s contribution will continue to be profound in the coming years.


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