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সর্ব-শেষ হাল-নাগাদ: ২১st অক্টোবর ২০২১

Mohammad Hossain

Mohammad Hossain

DG, Power cell Power Division, MPEMR


Mr. Mohammad Hossain, for the past 33 years of his career, has been serving in different organizations in diverse high-profile positions. He joined Power Cell as an Assistant Director in 1996. Consequently, he served as the Deputy Director and Director of Power Cell and played a noteworthy role in enhancing the capacity of the Power Sector. He has also played a vital role in the development of power generation, transmission, and distribution and prepared several acts, rules & regulations for spearheading the power sector development. Mr. Hossain has been serving as the Director General of Power Cell since 2013. He is the elected Vice-President (Academic & International) of The Institution of Engineers Bangladesh (IEB). Mr. Hossain was the Chairman of UN-ESCAP's Energy Committee (2019-21) which is an important UN intergovernmental platform to facilitate regional energy cooperation. Mr. Hossain is a member of the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) for Bangladesh-India and Bangladesh-Nepal power sector cooperation. He is a member of the Governing Board of the SAARC Energy Center. He was one of the members of the renewable energy D-8 Working Group and member of the Steering Committee in South Asia Regional Initiative/Energy Integration (SARI/EI). Mr. Hossain is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School. Recently, Engineer Mohammad Hossain has been awarded with the 'Global Business and CSR Award-2021' organized by the Bangladesh-American Chamber of Commerce USA (Bangladesh Chapter) for his exceptional contribution in social services and development activities. Earlier, he was awarded "Gunijan Sammanana 2018" by the online news portal Bibarta24.net for his tireless social services.



Mr. Mohammad Hossain graduated from the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) and received an MBA from IBA, University of Dhaka. Later, he received a post-graduate diploma in Institutional and Human Resource Development (IHRD) from Denmark. He took part in various higher training in the power sector at home and abroad. He has presented papers in various seminars, workshops at national and international levels which were highly appreciated. Mr. Mohammad Hossain has published numerous articles in different national and international online platforms, journals and publications. In his career, Mr. Hossain has traveled to more than 30 countries around the world for professional purposes. He became a Director of Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh on 30 October 2014.