Bangladesh Journal of Multidisciplinary Scientific Research <div id="content">&nbsp;</div> Centre for Research on Islamic Banking & Finance and Business en-US Bangladesh Journal of Multidisciplinary Scientific Research 2687-850X Guidelines for Freshwater Pond Management in Bangladesh <p>The pond aquaculture sector in Bangladesh expands rapidly. Total fish production from pond aquaculture increasing day by day. Bangladesh ranks fifth in aquaculture production and becomes fourth in the tilapia production in the world. Total fish production in Bangladesh was about 4.27 million MT in 2017-18 fiscal years and the pond aquaculture production was about 1.9 million MT which contributes about 44.43% of the total fisheries production in 2017-18. That means pond aquaculture contributes a lot in Bangladesh fisheries sectors. For getting proper outcome from the pond aquaculture some basic guidelines should be followed during pre-stocking, stocking, and post stocking management of freshwater pond. Firstly, pond should be prepared properly before stocking of fish seed like aquatic weeds and predators should be eradicated with properly constructed the pond bottom and dike and then liming and fertilization should be done for making a better culture environment for fish. Good quality fish seed should be sock to the pond and feeding should be done properly. Periodic sampling for examining the proper growth and any disease infestation occurs should be done. Liming and fertilization should be done after stocking of fish seed if needed. Harvesting and marketing of fish should be done by considering some factors to get good profit.</p> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> Ibrahim Rashid Mahmudul Hasan Mithun ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-06-28 2020-06-28 2 2 1 9 10.46281/bjmsr.v2i2.645 Performance of Internet of Things (IoT) Potential Applications in Education <p>Internet of Things (IoT) very fast growing interaction that has connected real and virtual objects anytime, anywhere though network. A variety of various connected objects influence the applications of education process which is like a new change with research opportunities and possibilities. In education ecosystem IoT emerges as rapidly dynamic technology for the improvement of traditional education system. This paper consists of five parts: firstly an overview of IoT use, secondly IoT application in education system, thirdly recent survey IoT work then discusses IoT impacts in the higher education and concludes the paper.</p> Tanjea Ane Masum Billah Tabatshum Nepa ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-07-10 2020-07-10 2 2 10 16 10.46281/bjmsr.v2i2.653 Impact of “COVID-19” on the Life of Destitute People: A Soft-Measurement in Bangladesh <p>The world has been crippling due to COVID 19. This pandemic has affected the lives of everyone. But the people who belong to the lower ladder in socioeconomic status may suffer more due to COVID 19 in developing countries. This paper aimed to explore factors influenced by COVID 19 and their association with the impact of COVID 19 on the life of destitute people. To reach the aim, the authors adopted a quantitative approach. A field survey on a sample of 250 destitute people was conducted using a self-constructed questionnaire. Factor analysis (principle component) found that 5 factors are influenced by COVID 19 in the life of destitute people and these are mental trauma and fear, full of uncertainty, reduced income level, feeling helplessness, and health safety issues. With a composite mean of 3.4056 and 0.698 standard deviations often tangible and intangible aspects of life, the paper found a moderate negative impact of COVID 19 on the life of destitute people. Multiple regression analysis evinces that factors found in factor analysis can explain 67.2% variance and has a statistically significant association with the impact of COVID 19 on the life of destitute people and among the five factors mental trauma and fear are the most influential (β.279, P&lt; 0.05). Finally, this paper concluded that cogitation of factors found in this paper may help the authority to mitigate the negative impact of such pandemic on the life of destitute people in a developing country like Bangladesh.</p> Razuan Ahmed Shuvro Md. Mohosin Talukder ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-08-22 2020-08-22 2 2 17 30 10.46281/bjmsr.v2i2.723 Performance of Mulching to the Stimulation on the Growth of Cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) Production <p>A field experiment was conducted at Noakhali ,Chittagong during the season in 2019, to determine the effect of mulching on cucumber (<em>Cucumis sativus</em>) production where Alavy Green variety was used. The study was laid out in RCBD (Randomized complete block design) method having three replications. The treatment used in this study consists of T<sub>1</sub>=Black plastic mulching, T<sub>2</sub>=Water hyacinth mulching, T<sub>3</sub>=Rice straw mulching, Control= no mulching. The plant showed significant differences after application of various treatments. The maximum average length of vine (113 cm), number of branch per plant (8.33), number of leaves per plant (28.44), number of tendrils per plant (11.52), number of flowers per plant (16.33), number of fruits per plant (9), length of fruit (18 cm), weight of individual fruit (239.67 g) were obtained from T<sub>1</sub> treatment (Black plastic mulching) .On the other hand, minimum average length of vine (103.91 cm), number of branch per plant (4.33), number of leaves per plant (22.67), number of tendrils per plant (7.33), number of flowers per plant (12.33), number of fruits per plant (4.33), length of fruit (9 cm), weight of individual fruit (173.67 g) were obtained from T<sub>0 </sub>control (No mulching).&nbsp; Among organic (Water hyacinth and Rice straw) and inorganic mulches (Black plastic), inorganic mulches gave better performance over organic mulches.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Daliya Akter Mohammad Shafiqul Islam Roksana Aftab Ruhi Md Istiak Hossain Joy Fariha Ahmed Trina ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-09-21 2020-09-21 2 2 31 39 10.46281/bjmsr.v2i2.777 Benchmarking and Rating of Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh Through CAMELS Components <p class="Default" style="text-align: justify; text-justify: inter-ideograph;"><span style="font-size: 10.0pt; font-family: 'Centaur','serif';">The banking sector of Bangladesh is becoming more complicated than before. Ensuring the financial stability of the economy, monitoring, supervision, and continuous performance evaluation of the banking sector are compulsory. The present study, therefore, is an attempt to evaluate and compare the performance of our banks. One of the most effective supervisory techniques, CAMELS rating system has been used to benchmark and rate the banks based on their performance. In this study, 21 private commercial banks (PCBs) have been chosen as samples to meet the purpose of the study. Data for analysis has been collected from the banks’ annual reports for the period of 2008 to 2018. The result shows that none of the banks could achieve a 'strong' position, and only SEBL was able to secure a ‘satisfactory’ mark. Unfortunately, AB bank was rated "marginal" in the composite rating, which is the lowest rating among the sample banks. Hence, AB bank needs to develop reform and follow-up programs as soon as possible to avoid financial failure. </span></p> A H M Ziaul Haq Hosnay Nasrin ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-09-26 2020-09-26 2 2 40 49 10.46281/bjmsr.v2i2.783