Campaign for Popular Education A national consultation jointly organized by Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) and Education Watch in cooperation with Department of International Development was held recently at LGED Auditorium in the city’s Agargaon . Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid was present as the chief guest. While speaking Nahid urged all to supplement the government’s initiatives to improve quality of education in the country. “The government cannot alone enhance the quality of education. Participation of people is needed to bring a positive change in our education sector,” he said. Former Governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr Forash Uddin Ahmed, Executive Director of CAMPE Rasheda K Chowdhury, senior Advisor of IED BRAC University Dr Manzur Ahmed, Professor of Education and Research Institute of Dhaka University Prof Nazmul Haque and programme chief of education research unit of BRAC Samir Ranjan Nath, among others, addressed the discussion with President of Dhaka Ahsania Mission Kazi Rafiqul Alam in the chair. There are nearly four crore students in the country, Nahid said, adding “It is difficult to allocate more money for the huge number of students from our limited resources. So we have to ensure optimum utilization of our limited resources for improving the quality of education.” He said the education sector needs good governance to combat all sorts of irregularities and mismanagement to ensure standard of education. “We are working to establish good governance in the education sector to improve the overall standard of education, the minister said.