Dr. Atiar Rahman is the Governor
of the Bangladesh Bank, the central Bank of Bangladesh.He is a development economist of Bangladesh,
he is noted for writing on popular economic issues, and has written a good
number of both in Bangla and English.
Dr. Rahman’s ph.D thesis came out
as a book under the title “Peasants and Classes”, which admired by the
economists worldwide and is being used as a reference book in many universities
throughout the world . After appointed as the governor of Bangladesh Bank Dr.
Atiar Rahman as an expert on poverty alleviation, has taken some initiative to
help landless and poor farmers. In this interview he explains about these
Rahman was awarded the Atish Dipanker
Gold Medal in 2000 and Chandrabati Gold Medal in 2008.
an exclusive interview with VOA Bangla , the Governor of the Bangladesh Central
Bank speaks about his plans to help the agricultural sector of Bangladesh not
only by allotting money in this sector but also by monitoring if the marginal peasants
were getting loans properly .