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CITIZEN CHARTER

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
National News Agency
Ministry of Information
Phone: 088 02 9555036
Fax: 088 02 9568970, 088 02 9557927, 088 02 9551052
Email: bssnews@bssnews.net
Website: www.bssnews.net

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
68/2 Purana Paltan, Dhaka 1000
Phone: 088 02 9555036
Fax: 088 02 9568970, 088 02 9557927, 088 02 9551052
Email: bssnews@bssnews.net
Website: www.bssnews.net

Main Activities of the Agency

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) has been working as the National News Agency of the country since the independence of Bangladesh.

The main task of BSS is to collect news from different sources covering local, national and international issues and events and distributing those primarily to the government offices and clients in print and electronic media.

The news and features collected, written and edited by a group of highly professional journalists are regularly distributed in Bangla and English to Bangladesh Betar, Bangladesh Television, the Prime Minister Office (PMO), foreign offices, Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) besides different newspapers and television channels.

BSS also provides different feature and photo services.

Service of BSS

Name of Service : Receiving English and Bangla News Service

Regulations and Process

a) Any newspaper or electronic media, interested in taking services from BSS both in English and Bangla, needs to apply to the Managing Director and Chief Editor of the Agency.

b) Upon receiving the application, BSS authority issues a letter to the applicant for arranging necessary equipments including lease line, computer and internet service within 7 (seven) days.

c) BSS signs an agreement with subscriber after setting up necessary equipment, receiving security money and one month service charge in advance. English or Bangla news services are provided in three days of signing of the contract.

d) Any newspaper or electronic media interested in taking services from BSS only in English or in Bangla, needs to apply to the Managing Director and Chief Editor of the Agency.

e) The process of taking services is as same as for both the services.

Recipient of Complain

Managing Director and Chief Editor
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)
68/2 Purana Paltan, Dhaka 1000
Phone: 088 02 9555036
Fax: 088 02 9568970

About Press release

Any person or organization can send press release to BSS for covering news. BSS authority considers the press releases as per its guideline and the importance of the issues of the press releases.

The press releases can be sent by mail, fax and email or can be dropped at the reception.

About covering/collecting news

Any group, department or organization can request the chief reporter of the agency for covering events including meeting, rally, seminar, symposium for writing reports and features. The chief reporter assigns reporter considering importance of the events.

1. Chittagong Office
1 Jamal Khan road
Phone: 031-633883, 031-637467
2. Rajshahi Office
G-793, Boalia Para
Ghoramara, Rajshahi
Phone: 0721-772925
3. Sylhet Office
Century Shopping Centre, 1st floor
Ambor khana Road, Sylhet
Phone: 0821-724236
4. Rangpur Office
House # 41 (Ground floor)
Road # 1/3 Parjatan Purbapara
Phone: 0521-61644
5. Barishal office
Habib Bhaban
118 Sadar Road, Barishal
Phone: 0431-64865
6. Khulna Office
38 Dolkhola lane, Khulna
Phone: 041-810789
7. Rangamati Office
Katahaltali, Rangamati
Phone: 0351-63390