Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development
Rural Sociology and Demography Division is one of the vital divisions of the Academy as rural development is directly related with human society at rural settings. This division has been running its activities since 1959. At that time the name of the division was Rural Sociology and Social Psychology Division and there were three disciplines under this division: Rural Sociology, Social Psychology and Development Communication. In 1984-85 the functional activities of the Academy were reorganized: Development Communication discipline was taken under Administrative division. By considering the close relationship with demography, the Division was renamed as Rural Sociology and Demography Division.
The division has two academic disciplines—Rural Sociology and Demography. Each discipline has the provision of a Joint Director (JD), a Deputy Director (DD) and an Assistant Director (AD). The Director is the head of the Division.
This division consists of 7 faculty members and 2 staffs. The faculty members are designated as Director (1), Joint Director (2), Deputy Director (2) and Assistant Director (2). The Oranogram of this division is as follows: