In 2006 Mr. Lion Moin Uddin Chowdhury became the founder president of the National Society of the Blind and Partially Sighted Of Bangladesh, the organization which is tremendously focused on the welfare of blind people and their families since the day one. With the Founder President nine more blind people and one sighted people lead the organization and gave hand to hand support with the National Executive Committee of eleven members and the support of workers and sympathizers of the blind. This determination of people then began the mission to establish NSBP Bangladesh, as an icon of boundless services for the blind or partially sighted, intellectual, physical or sensory disabilities and their families.
The governing body of NSBP includes District Executive Committee, National Council and National Executive Committee. The National Council Consisting of eighty four members. Two councilors including one woman from each district branch. They are elected for five years by the District Executive Committee. Twelve members in where six persons of them must be women. They are outstanding social workers/experienced to be co-opted by the President of National Executive Committee for a period of five years. National executive committee may nominate one district representative as councilor in where no district branch established. The National Council will lay down the guiding principles of the society and act as the supreme body in all matters. The National Council in its general meeting shall be entitled to frame rules in conformity with the rules and regulations for conducting the business of the society.
The National Council elects National Executive Committee. The management of the Society vest in the National Executive Committee consisting of eleven members to be elected by councilors of the National Council from amongst themselves for five years and hold office until the election of next National Executive Committee out of which four members must be women and one youth (not more than thirty five years old).
The governing body of National Council and National Executive Committee is associated with people who have vision loss and long experience in the field of blindness development the Executive Director works as the President in National Executive Committee (NEC) and makes a linkage between the policy making and implementation body. The list of National Executive Committee is given as in the following.
National Councilor and National Executive Committee
Lion Moin Uddin Chowdhury
Dr. Bongkesh Dey
Assistant General Secretory
Sheikh Mohammad Mosharraf Hossain