Ansar-VDP Academy

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Ansar-VDP Academy
TypeAnsar & VDP Training

Ansar-VDP Academy is a training institute. It is responsible for the training of Bangladesh Ansar and Village Defense Party in Bangladesh. It is located at Shafipur, Gazipur District.[1][2][3][4]


The academy started out as the National Ansar Training Centre in 1975. In 1983 it was changed to Ansar Training School. It was changed to Ansar Academy in 1986 and again to Ansar-VDP Academy in 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b Wajiullah, M. "Ansar-VDP Academy". Banglapedia. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ "PM: Ansar-VDP will be given more important role". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  3. ^ "No compromise with criminals: PM". The Daily Star. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Kuwait army chief visits Ansar, VDP Academy". The Daily Star. 23 January 2000. Retrieved 12 December 2016.