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Actually this paper is constructed coincided with the requirements of the department. Basically to attend the proclamation of the department about fulfilling an internship session I had to choose any Government or Non Government Organization (NGO)/ Initiatives based in Dhaka named Rivrine People which works for the river restoration of our country. In my internship period I took part in different activities of the organization beyond my assigned jobs. Specifically, I had give effort to make succeeded the miscellaneous activities. was employed to prepare its Quarterly publication that is based on Water and Wave issues named 'NADDI'. Secondly I have take part with the activities purposing International River Day. In every year Riverine People publish this Quarterly in this day which is composed of different writings of the country's renowned scholars from home and abroad. Basically, the writings are river regarded. The publication generally is composed of around 34 writings including Editorial. The writings are sorted in seven categories including editorial such as Current Issues, Customary Issues, River Memories, River Tourism, Literature and Interviews.

River day observing is the very prestigious issue for the Riverine People because Riverine People is the only organization which has got the responsibility to make slogan of the day for the Bangladeshi side. To observe the River Day they take various kinds of initiatives. Fifth September of every year is observed as International River Day. In the purpose they are preparing themselves.

1.1.1 Rising as Organization

Facebook made a history in Bangladesh, long before Arab Spring. Riverine People started to organize itself as a facebook group first through July of 2008, which is just interested softly on river. It reflected on the name- The River Loving People. This group had been limited by posting articles, photo or comment on facebook walls till the beginning of 2009. A river-concerned, not professionally but personally, people was behind this initiative.

By the first half of 2009, after several sitting and non-formal discussion over phone, facebook and face to face, a small group of university students and fresh graduates decided to organize themselves a little bit seriously beyond facebook activities on riverine issues. Their first but failed afford was to publish a compilation of river related articles from daily newspapers. At one stage the facebook group changed it name by Riverine People.

Later in the May of 2010, five passionate university student along with that researcher and journalist sit together and firm themselves to organize Riverine People. Then the faces, which were wandering over facebook for rivers, come to meet each other on offline for the first time. It was 26th of September, 2010, the World Rivers Day. At the Madhur Canteen in the campus of University of Dhaka. Riverine People starts it voyage.

In the path of becoming an organization so far for being as a pressure group, the successful initiative to restore the river system of our country, Riverine People has a bright and steady past. At the very beginning, in the year of 2008, Riverine People started to work as a facebook group to make conscious young stars nationally about river regarded malice and inane activities and to save this momentous survivor of our motherland through their daily doings though then it was named as River Loving People. Actually, it was solely the brain child of the present Secretary General, Sheikh Rokon. Initially they began their activities on the basis of slow but steady thought and kept limited their activities in online medium. In this way they keep continue their initiatives for four years. In these four year long activities, this group tried to make aware of young stars that at the moment the worse situations of the river system of our country are because of our-general people and policy makers- inane jobs. Also this group tried to understand people that today's dying rivers are socioeconomically vital for the sustainable development of our country. However, in later within few months it was enabled to attract some devotee, energetic activists who showed their commitment to work together in the questions of river restoration from being the rivers lifer and ultimately they were capable to set the issues as their combo-goal as to fight brothers in arms.

Riverine People as an organization stepped first in 2008 with approximately 12 river loving people most of were talent university students. At the beginning of its bringing out procession as an organization architect

Organization in Nutshell


Name Rivrine People

Head Office House-22, Road-06, Block-E, Banasree, Rampura, Dhaka.

Date of Merging 12th March 2004

Principal Activity River System

Legal Status Non Government Initiatives(NGI)

Head of Organization Sheikh Rokon



Year of Initial Office 2008

1.1.2 Nature as Endeavored

Riverine People is still now is a non profitable initiative and works as a development initiator. At bottom, its basic motto is to take care of river system, river regarded thrive and disasters in the positive eye.

1.1.3 Employees

The employees of this organization are unofficially sorted in four categories excluding Senate members. There are one adviser body composed of seventy members they are usually called senate members, one Secretary General, eight secretaries, around hundreds volunteers and thousands of Online Activists are engaged with this emerging organization hence there are thousands devotee are involved with this emerging organization. The people who are engaged with Riverine People are not treated as so called employee rather they work as a devotee one. They basically work on the basis of non profitable thought even they are not paid fixed.

1.1.4 Head of Organization

The head of the



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