The Steering Committee on CRVS will convene its meeting only when there will be specific matters on which the guidance and intervention ofthe committee will be felt necessary.
As per the decision of the CRVS related Steering Committee, the CRVS Secretariat has been established at the Cabinet Division in February 2015 to deal with the coordinating role of the Cabinet Division in creating the CRVS system in Bangladesh.
In Bangladesh, different ministries have developed large electronic databases: the Election Commission has developed the National ID system containing 100 million citizens over the age of 18; the Local Government Division has registered
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) introduced a Sample Vital Registration System (SVRS) for the first time in 1980 to determine the population change during the intercensal periods. The survey is being conducted in a fixed number of primary sampling units identified in an integrated multipurpose sample or master sample.