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Dr. AKHTER HAMEED KHAN ARCHIVES

Akhter Hameed Khan

A Short Profile Of Life and Contribution

Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan is well known in South Asia and a large part of the wider world for his distinguished leadreship of the rural ddevelopment educator, adminstrator and experimentor-demonstrator of innovative rural development activities[read more …]

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Twenty Weeks in America A Dairy

Dr.Akhter Hameed Khan, or Doctor Sahib, as we used to call him,was invited in September 1969 to Princeton University,USA to deliver a serious of lectures on the work he had done in Comilla, East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), during the preceding decade[read more …]

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The Orangi Pilot Project

The ORANGI Pilot Project (OPP) was established in 1980 by Akhter Hameed Khan, with support from the then BCCI Foundation. The Project has attracted international attention and acclaim since it overcomes the major financial technical and social problems related to the upgrading[read more …]

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Development Lessons Learnt By Experience

Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan visited the National Rural Support Programme from the 3rd to the 5th of September. During his visit, he talked of his experiences in participatory development and presented his views on NRSP and its progress[read more …]

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In Memoriam Akhter Hameed Khan

The Council of social Sciences Pakistan which is an autonomous,non-profit and service oriented organization of social scientists established in 2000, decided in 2003 to institute Dr. Ahkter Hameed Khan Memorial Award. Two aspects of Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan’s life[read more …]

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The Life and Times of Akhter Hameed Khan

The symposium celebrating the “Life of Times of Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan” was held at the National Library Auditorium in Islamabad on March 4-5, 2000. General Pervez Musharraf, the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic Of Pakistan[read more …]

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The Works of Akhter Hameed Khan Vol 2

In 192 I was a young Assistant Commissioner posted in Comilla. Mr. Khan used to sit at abhoy Asram as founder Director of the Rural Development Academy. He was already a legend. I had heared of him as a man who left the security[read more …]

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Twelve Reports on AKRSP

At the invitation of my old friend, Shoaib Sultan Khan, I went to gilgat, and soent nine days, from 9th June to 17th June, with the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP). I saw a few irrigation projects and some examples of land reclamation, i attended only one [read more …]

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The Journal of Rural Development

In this article the author has called similarities and differences between the Comilla Programme and the Orangi Pilot Project(OPP).With a brief sketch of his career at the beginning he has proceeded on the giving individual accounts of and drawing comparisons between these two experiments[read more …]

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Personal Reminiscences of Change

Fifty seven years ago, in 1936 i entered the Indian Civil Service, and for nine years was a different officer. Then, recognizing my contemplative temperament, I Chose to be a teacher rather than an officer. For a few years I Worked in Dr. Zakir Husain’s [read more …]

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A Module of Participatory Development

On his last visit to Islamabad,Akhter Hameed Khan (AHK) confided to me that in 1929 Cheiro, the world famous palmist had told him at Delhi that he would live up to 85 years of age.I Dismissed as the figment of imagination but even the thought[read more …]

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Orangi Pilot Project Reminiscences and Reflections

Akhter Hameed Khan is recognized globally as one of the outstanding social scientists of our age. He is best known as the author of two remarkable and internationally acclaimed community development projects. During the sixties he was the director[read more …]

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Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan Looking for the Man

Just as there are differing levels in the education system – starting from primary, moving on to high school, then college and finally onto Phd – there is also an advanced programme of development. Let me make one thing absolutely[read more …]

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Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan Remembered

Human Development Institute (HDI), Khushhalibank right from its very inception had been thinking of paying some tribute to Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan, who is prepetual source of inspiration for all of us. We, therefore, decided to hold the first of a series [read more …]

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Remembering Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan

Dr.Akhter Hameed Khan Memorial Award was instituted by the Council of Social Sciences, Pakistan in memory of renowned social worker and social scientist, Late Dr. Akhter Hameed Khan A number of friends,admirers and a relative[read more …]

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The Works Of Akhter Hameed Khan Vol 1

Dr.Akhter Hameed Khan is well known in Asia and a large part of the wider world of his distinguisehd leadership of the Rural Development Academy and the Rural Developmet experiment at comilla, Bangladesh. His attainments as a scholar, educator[read more …]

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The Works of Akhter Hameed Khan Vol 3

In 192 I was a young Assistant Commissioner posted in Comilla. Mr. Khan used to sit at abhoy Asram as founder Director of the Rural Development Academy. He was already a legend. I had heared of him as a man who left the security[read more …]

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Ten Decades of Rural Development

One effect ofthe two great wars of our counry was the end of the colonial era. Empires broke up and foreign rule disappeared from many Asian and African countries.but it has left deep traces. Over a long period the traditional political and economic [read more …]

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Land Of Ganga and Jamna

The area where we lived was beautiful. There were green fields all around, with softly flowing rivers and canals. There were big gardens, covered above with clouded sky, contaning large number of fruit trees like guava mango. Not only did[read more …]

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Bengal Reminiscences

16th May 1956 I received a telegram Pir Ahsaanuddin asking me to see him at Dacca and I Started with Probodh Babu the same day. The call was obviously in connection with the spinning association. I admired the promptnesss of the Prime Minister, Choudary Muhammad Ali[read more …]