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Premier multi-disciplinary autonomous public research organization

The BIDS is governed by a high-powered Board of Trustees, with the Minister for Planning, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh as the Chairman and the Director General as the Chief Executive of the Institute. The Secretary of BIDS provides administrative assistance to the Director General and also officiates as the Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees is composed of the following:


The Minister for Planning, ex-officio:  Mr. AHM Mustafa Kamal, FCA, MP


A Member of the Planning Commission to be nominated by the Chairman (Secretary, Ministry of Planning) Mr. Ziaul  Islam 
The Director General of the Institute, ex-officio Dr. Khan Ahmed Sayeed Murshid
The Chairman or a Member of the University Grants Commission to be  nominated by it Professor Abdul Mannan
The Governor, Bangladesh Bank, ex-officio Mr. Fazle Kabir
The Secretary, Ministry of Finance, ex-officio Mr. Mahbub Ahmed
The Secretary, Ministry of Education, ex-officio Mr. Sohrab Hossain
Member, General Economic Division, Planning Commission Professor Dr. Shamsul Alam
Two Senior Fellows of the Institute Professor Rehman Sobhan
Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin
Three Senior Staff Members of the Institute
Dr. Kazi Ali Toufique
Dr. Mohammad Yunus
Dr. Nazneen Ahmed
The Director General, Bangladesh Rural Development Board, ex-officio Mr. Mohammad Abdul Qayyum
One Trustee to be appointed by the President. Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud

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