Beyond its research and advocacy activities, PPRC has a track record of innovative social action that emphasize the resilience of citizens. These include:

Apodkalin School, 1998

School for displaced children established during 1998 Floods

Lagshoi School, 1999-2001

Community school for a depressed community in peri-urban Dhaka

Sultan-Sofa Pathshala: 1993, 2006

School for street children

Pre-Election Opinion Surveys, 1996 & 2001

Secretariat for Local Government Support Group: 2001- 2004

Secretariat for Shushikkha Andolon (Quality Education Movement), 2003-2006

GHAT: Action research and launch of rural telecentres, 2000-2007

Social mobilization and delivery of support to Cyclones Sidr and Aila victims, 2009-10

Since 2011, Chittagong Research Initiative, focuses on supporting agenda-building and policy formulation for the port city of Chittagong:

PPRC Chairman clad in a cleaner’s vest, shovels a roadside gutter in Chittagong city while campaigning for a livable city.

A cross-sectoral civic platform “Healthy Bangladesh” launched in May 2017 to promote UHC

(accessible, affordable and quality healthcare), Nutrition, Cleanliness and Physical Fitness

Safe Road and Transport Alliance (SROTA), launched in 2016

has a specific mission to improved road safety and safe, accessible, affordable and sustainable transport systems in Bangladesh

“We Care,” an arena formed in 2013

after the Rana Plaza collapse for information and interaction related to the proposals suggested during the Savar Tragedy National Dialogue

PPRC distributed PPEs to municipality workers in 16 Pourashavas and 1 City Corporation, in partnership with Healthy Bangladesh and UNDP



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