23 senior members of the BCS education cadre have been transferred outside Dhaka.
Among the officials are the assistant personal secretary to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, the college inspector and university inspector of the Dhaka Education Board, the department director, deputy director and assistant director of the Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE), and officials from the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB) and the Directorate of Inspection and Audit (DIA).
The DSHE issued the replacement orders for eight members of the DSHE, six members of the Dhaka Board, nine members of the NCTB, an official from the DIA and a few members of education boards outside Dhaka on Thursday.
The decision was taken by the education ministry amid heavy criticism of SSC question leaks.
Among those transferred outside Dhaka are: DSHE Director (Monitoring and Evaluation Wing) Md Selim, Deputy Director (Accounts and Audit) Md Fazle Elahi, Deputy Director (College-2) Md Mesbah Uddin Sarkar, Deputy Director SM Kamal Uddin, Dhaka Education Board College Inspector Ashfaqul Salehin, University Inspector ATM Moinul Hossain, Deputy Secretary Mohammad Nazmul Haque, Deputy Exam Controller Masuda Begum, Deputy Director Mannath Ranjan Baroi and former Assistant Personal Secretary to the Education Minister and Deputy Exam Director Aditya Kumar Ray.
DSHE Deputy Director Md Shafiqul Islam, Assistant Director Zakir Hossain, Deputy Director KM Rashedul Hasan and Assistant Director Mohammad Delwar Hossain were also transferred.
NCTB Secretary Dilruba Ahmed and experts Fatema Nasima Akhtar, Monira Begum and Shaheenara Begum were also transferred.
The Education Ministry also replaced NCTB science officers Marufa Begum, Md Habibullah and Mohammad Shah Alam and Production Regulator Md Abdul Mazid, and DIA Assistant Education Director Md Kawser Hossain.