Mr. Md. Monjur Hossain, a dynamic and result-oriented career bureaucrat, is a Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh and belongs to the 10th batch of BCS Administration Cadre. As a connoisseur of inclusive education, especially for persons with disabilities, he joined Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC), the alma mater for many legendary civil servants of Bangladesh, as the 23rd Rector on 24th of May 2021.
Mr. Hossain is a citizen-centric and humanistic civil servant with more than 29 years of experience in different capacities of the government and in international organization. He specializes in the areas of human resources management, strategic planning, policy formulation, implementation, and financing among others. He is an effective communicator with the spirit of team effort in building relationships with stakeholders nationally, regionally, and internationally.
He has vast experiences of working both in the field administration and at the policy level. He has served in several Ministries, namely; Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Affairs, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC), and the Hon’ble President’s Office of Bangladesh. As a young civil servant, he also served as Assistant Commissioner and Magistrate, Assistant Commissioner (Land), Senior Assistant Commissioner and Upazila Nirbahi Officer in the field level administration. His varied career includes a stint as Secretary/Deputy Secretary General at Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO (BNCU), Ministry of Education. Before joining as Rector, the Chief Executive Officer of BPATC, he was on lien in the USA from January 2020 to May 2021 as Human Resource Specialist.
Mr. Hossain earned his Master Degree with excellence in International Relations from the University of Dhaka in 1990. He also obtained a Master Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the prestigious National University of Singapore (NUS). He contributed a lot in inclusive education and had a number of articles published to his credit.
Mr. Hossain is married to Mrs. Afsari Khanam who is also a civil servant and the couple is blessed with a son Mr. Ayeman Monjur Anindya, an undergraduate student in the USA.