Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus, Secretary, Power Division, Ministry of power, energy and mineral resources joined APSCL in 01 November, 2015. Prior to his joining as Secretary, Power Division he served as the Chairman of Bangladesh Energy and Power Reserch Council (EPRC). Earlier Dr. Ahmad worked as the Additional Secretary of the Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, before that he worked for 3 years as the Deputy Chief of Party of the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), which was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He has an unusual combination of civil service experience in a developing country and high academic accomplishments with solid empirical research involvement. His civil service career provided him a unique opportunity to working in diverse places encompassing both rural and urban areas, regulatory and development agencies, and local government as well as ministerial positions. His academic and research background, on the other hand, made him well conversant of the development policy perspectives.
Dr. Kaikaus received his Master of Arts degree in Development Economics from the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA, and PhD in Public Policy and Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. His research focus covers interdisciplinary subjects such as governance, poverty, development, labor market, migration, etc. Dr. Ahmad has published research papers and survey reports for IFPRI. His one of the significant journal articles was in the World Development Journal on the structural transformation in Bangladesh economy. He has expertise on developing questionnaires and sampling frames for surveys. Along with his current government responsibilities, he is also researching on cluster-based economic transformation, fish value chain, rural non-farm economy, and public expenditure for economic development.
Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus joined the Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre on 21 January 1986. He has worked different levels of field administration such as Assistant Commissioner, Upazila Magistrate, and Upazila Nirbahi Officer. He also worked on deputation in several organizations that include Directorate of Accommodation, Department of Narcotics Control and Bangladesh Services Limited. At the Ministerial level, Dr. Ahmad worked for the Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, and Economic Relations Division. Kaikaus also worked as part-time faculty at Collin County Community College in Texas, USA and at the American International University, Bangladesh. He regularly attends as guest speaker at the Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh Civil Service Academy, and the Dhaka University.
Mr. Khaled Mahmood, current Chairman of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) joined APSCL as Director on February 14, 2016. He assumed the responsibility as the 43th Chairman on 17 August 2016.Prior to secure the position of the Chairman of BPDB Mr. Khaled served as Member (Generation) of the concern where he successfully supervised the overall operation and maintenance of the total generation system. Mr. Khaled Mahmood was born in 1958 in Mymensing. He completed B.Sc. Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) from BUET in 1981. He joined in Bangladesh Power Development Board as Assistant Engineer in August 1981. In his long demonstrative trail of career, Mr. Khaled passed several paradigms as Sub-divisional Engineer, Executive Engineer, Superintendent Engineer, and Chief Engineer. Mr. Khaled took part in many training courses in Bangladesh and overseas regions. On different occasions of his service he visited a good number of countries across the world. Mr. Khaled travelled India, China, South Korea, Japan, France, the USA, Check Republic, Italy, Australia, Germany, Turkey, Thailand, Singapore etc. countries for training and professional assignments. Mr. Khaled is a fellow member of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh.
Born in 1951, Dr. Md. Quamrul Ahsan, Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) joined at Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd as a Director in 2008. Dr. Ahsan is also Chairman of Procurement Review Committee of Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. After completing his graduation from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) he obtained M.Sc Engineering from the same University in 1980. Afterwards, in 1984 Mr. Ahsan acquired Ph.D from the University of Ottawa of Canada. Dr. Ahsan, also was a visiting faculty member of the University of Bahrain, published more than eighty technical papers in the reputed national and international journals and conferences. He has been a reviewer of many national and international journals including IEE and IEEE. Dr. Ahsan has supervised sixteen postgraduate theses including a couple of Ph.D. He, an author of two books, was the Technical Chair of ICECE 2006, Project Manager of an international training and a course coordinator of a short course sponsored by USAID under SARI/Energy Program. Dr. Ahsan has also worked as a consultant of many important national projects. He, a Former Director of PGCB, has also been involved in the administrative works for instance Dean of the Faculty, Head of the Department and Hall Provost of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed, professor of Department of Accounting Information Systems of University of Dhaka, accomplished his vivid academic feat from Department of Accounting of University of Dhaka. Afterward he obtained MBA from University of New Castle in USA. Prof. Ahmed earned FCMA from ICMAB in 1995 and was elected twice as President of the same entity. At present, he is a Council member of ICMAB. Alongside, Prof. Ahmed is a member of Board of Governors at Bangladesh Insurance Academy, Jury Board of Dhaka Stock Exchange and Expert Panel of Dhaka Stock Exchange. Prof. Ahmed joined Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. as Director on 2007. He is also an Independent Director of Al-Haj Textile Ltd. and a Director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) Ltd. In his long cherished academic career, Prof. Ahmed who is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. attended various professional presentations across the globe. Born in 1958, Prof. Ahmed authored several research paper and publications on various issues.
Mr. Sheikh Faezul Amin, Joint Secretary of Power Division, joined Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd as Director in 2012. At present Mr. Amin acts as member of SREDA (Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority), which works for the promotion and development of sustainable energy, comparison of renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy conversion. He is also a member of Procurement Review Committee of Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. Mr. Amin completed his graduation from Mechanical Engineering of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1988. Soon after completion of his study, he joined in the BCS Cadre of Roads and Highway in 1989, by the virtue of his merit and caliber. He served in Roads and Highway for quite a long period as Assistant Engineer Sylhet Division, Sub Divisional Engineer Sylhet Mymensingh& Dhaka, Executive Engineer Barishal Division and many other significant key positions where he had proved his excellence. In the succeeding years, his career track clocked respectable growth. Later Mr. Amin was moved to Power Division and promoted as Deputy Secretary. After couple of years, he reassigned to PSCDP of Power Division as Deputy Project Director (Technical). Mr. Amin, who was awarded Abul Kashem Award in 2008, also pursued his M.Sc in Engineering Management from Brunei University, West London, UK with excellent academic result. He, also an MBA, is privileged to be a part of a good number of local and foreign training which encompasses Purchase & Supply Chain Management, Performance Management, Bangladesh Solar Powered Irrigation Pump & Solar Home System, and Operation & Maintenance of Construction Machinery and so on. Born in 1965, Mr. Amin, a Life Fellow of Institute
I, Ratan Chandra Pandit, is the eldest son of Mrs. Radha Rani Pandit and Mr. Jagadish Chandra Pandit, of Thakurakona, District-Netrakona.
I did my graduation degree with honors in Agricultural Economics from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh in 1986. I secured the top position in post-graduation degree in Agricultural Finance from the same University in 1989. Afterwards, I pursued higher education in Australia and obtained Masters in Public Administration (Policy) degree in 2007.
I joined in the Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration Cadre) in 1991. As a civil servant, I served in the field administration as well as in the Bangladesh Secretariat in various positions.
I also worked in the Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Housing and Public Works, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Public Administration in different capacities. Presently, I have been working as Joint Secretary in the Energy and Mineral ResourcesDivision since April, 2017.
I participated multifarious trainings/workshops/seminars/study tours in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, England, Australia, Canada and the United States.
I am fond of travelling, reading different types of books and music. My keen interest is in the areas of 'Gender Parity and Women Empowerment', 'Poverty Reduction' and 'Inclusive and Sustainable Development'.
Mr. S.M.Tarikul Islam joined as a Director of the Board of APSCL in 2015. At present Mr. Islam served as a Director of Prime Minister’s Office. Mr. Islam completed his graduation from Rajshahi University in 1994 and later on joined in the Administration Cadre of Bangladesh Civil Services. Started his career as an Assistant Magistrate Mr. Islam served different area of public administration of Bangladesh Government. Being an admin cadre, he served as Senior Assistant Magistrate, Deputy Collector, UNO, Senior Assistant Secretary and so on. As a part of his service, Mr. Islam took part in various training such as Law and Administration Course at BCS Administration Academy, Foundation Training Course at BPATC, Survey and Settlement Training and so on.
Mr. Kamal Ahmed joined as a Director of the Board of APSCL in 2014. Born in 1951, Mr. Ahmed completed his graduation from Dhaka College in 1972. After completing his study, Mr. Ahmed engaged himself in the trade of frozen sea foods in 1975. He is former president of Seafood Export Agents Association of Bangladesh. Mr. Ahmed is engaged in various social activities. He is member of Red Crescent Society, Uttara Club and Dhanmondi Club. Mr. Ahmed is also a member of Bangladesh Awami League. At present he is the President of Bangladesh Awami League, Dhanmondi since 1999.
Mr. Abul Baser Khan, current Member (Generation) of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) joined APSCL as Director on 14th February 2016.
Prior joining as Member of BPDB Mr. Khan served as the Project Director (Chief Engineer), Shahjibazar 330 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant.
Mr. Abul Baser Khan was born in Dhaka on 3rd December 1958. He obtained BSc. Engineering degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in Electrical Engineering in1980. He joined Bangladesh Power Development Board as an Assistant Engineer in 25th January 1982. In his long illustrious career in BPDB, Mr. Khan successfully discharged his duties as Assistant Engineer, Sub-divisional Engineer, Executive Engineer, Superintendent Engineer, and Chief Engineer. He was also posted in Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources alongside BPDB and discharged important responsibilities.
Mr. Abul Baser Khan took part in many training courses in and out of the country. For different training and inspection purposes he visited Japan, Thailand, China, Germany, Austria, Denmark etc. Mr. Khan is blessed with two sons.
Mr. Abu Alam Chowdhury was born on 30 September, 1948 in a respectable muslim family of village Popadia, Upazila Boalkhali of Chittagong district. He has done Masters in Political Science from the University of Chittagong. He joined as the director of Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. in March 2016. Besides that he also plays vital role as director of Power Grid Company Bangladesh Ltd., a sole power transmission company of Bangladesh.
Blessed with born leadership quality, he was elected as Secretary General of Students Union of Sir A.T. College and played commendable role in the great 69 movement against Pakistani Ruler. During his studentship in Chittagong University he was elected as cultural secretary and later served as general secretary in Chittagong University Central Students Union (CUCSU) and participated in liberation war of Bangladesh with great valour.
After completing his education he has initiated business career in media sector. Gradually he expanded his business in Sea Food Processing and Handicraft homtex sub-sector, where he is still flourishing. It may be mentioned here that for the diversification of export item and also for highest volume of export, he is awarded National Export Gold Trophy for record 11 times.
His multi-dimensional contribution for the Trade and Industry is remarkable as he is the main formulator of first export policy of Bangladesh and easy reimbursement of claim from ECG scheme etc. He was President of Bangla Craft and founder President of Bangladesh Craft & Giftware Association. Mr. Chowdhury served as Vice President of FBCCI and Director for 8 terms covering 16 years in Apex body of FBCCI. He was Vice President of Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) 2008-2010. He is founder member of the Daily Financial Express, member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh, Former EC member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry etc. For long time he is recognized as CIP (Export) by the Bangladesh Government.
Mr. Abu Alam Chowdhury participated in many international seminar & conference organized by ESCAP, UNCATAD, EU, CBI, TDI, CACCI with great success. In most of the occasion he either led the delegation or played most active role for the interest of the country. Mr. Chowdhury is a well-travelled man & visited countries like USA, UK, Canada, Russia, Italy, Germany, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, France, U.A.E, K.S.A, Qatar, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, Philippine, Pakistan, India, Sri-Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, China for many times. He has visited many industry of power related sector in Switzerland, China and Japan. True to his social commitment he also served as Executive Vice President of JAYCEES International & JCI Senator, President of Chittagong Samiti and presently Chairman of the Trustee board of Chittagong Samiti.
Engr. AMM. Sazzadur Rahman, an old-timer of Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd., was promoted to Managing Director of APSCL on 22.02.2016. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Rahman served as Executive Director (Engineering), DGM (Electrical Maintenance) & PD (450MW CCPP) for about one year. His dazzling career commenced as Assistant Engineer (Trainer) at Power Distribution Training Center of BPDB in 1983 following the completion of his graduation from BUET. Mr. Rahman, a Fellow of the IEB, then moved to erstwhile Power Plant Training Center of Ashuganj Power Plant Complex in 1988. The following years saw his sparks of excellence in the field of Procurement, Auto Control, Generator and Switch Gear & Protection and so on. In his thirty years of widespread and multifaceted career Mr. Rahman, a student of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, was responsible for overseeing the overall electrical maintenance and protection, electrical system studies & relay coordination, troubleshooting of substation, boiler & turbine control system, generator control system, process control system and so on. He was an integral part of the team who repair self-auxiliary transformer for Unit-2 and install & commission the 200MVA, 230/15.75 kV stepup transformers for Unit-3. Mr. Rahman actively participate in post overhauling testing, commissioning & performance acceptance activities of Unit-3 & 5 and in overhauling testing & commissioning of Unit-4. He played a vital role in the inception period of APSCL large Combined Cycle Power Plant projects. He worked as Project Director of those three projects during Feasibility Study, Bid Document Preparation, Bid Evaluation and Contract Signing stage. Born in 1960, Mr Rahman, authored of article “Turbo-Generator Protection” attended various training, inspection, factory testing, seminars & symposiums in home and abroad with a view to sharping his professional wisdom.
Annual Performance Agreement
Dual Fuel Based CCPP
North-Bengal Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant
Achievement of Present Government in Power Sector.
Ashuganj 400 MW CCPP (East) Project
APSCL Power Generation Master Plan