General Body

The general body is the institute’s highest authority. It is responsible for the overall policy guidance and direction for efficient functioning of the institute. Total number of members of the General Body is 14 (fourteen), including 7 (seven) members of the Governing body.


Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad
Chairman, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF),
Chairman of Governing Council and Director of Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), and
Member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Team



Md._Abdul_KarimMr. Md. Abdul Karim
Managing Director
Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)
Dr. Jahangir Alam Khan
Agricultural Economist and Former Director General
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute
Dr. Nilufar Banu
Executive Director
Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP)
Dr. M. A.Quassem
Former Director General
Water Resources Planning Organisation
Nihad Kabir
Bangladesh Supreme Court
mustafa_mujeriDr. Mustafa K Mujeri
Executive Director
Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM)
Dr. Anwara Begum
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Akhter Hussain
Professor & Chairman
Department of Public Administration
University of Dhaka
niaz_ahmed_khanDr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ph.D
Professor and Chairman
Department of Development Studies, 
University of Dhaka
Rezai-Karim-KhondkerProfessor Rezai Karim Khondker
Department of Development Economics
Dhaka School of Economics, Dhaka
Dr. Ramanimohan Debnath
Economic Columnist and Former Director
Janata Bank Limited (JBL)
Mr. Md. Fazlul Kader
Deputy Managing Director
Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF)
mosleh_uddinDr. Md. Mosleh Uddin Sadeque
Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM)


Former Members of the General Body

mahmudProfessor Wahiduddin Mahmud (Chairman) Professor_Muhammad_YunusProfessor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate
Dr.-Fakhruddin-AhmedDr. Fakhruddin Ahmed mosharraf_hossain_khanMr. Mosharraf Hossain Khan
Muhammad-A.-Rumee-AliMr. Muhammad A. Rumee Ali Dr.-Mahabub-HossainDr. Mahabub Hossain
Dr.-Nazmunnessa-MahtabDr. Nazmunnessa Mahtab dr_iqbal_mahmudProfessor Iqbal Mahmud
tahurunnesa_abdullahMrs. Tahurunnesa Abdullah Begum_Parveen_MahmudBegum Parveen Mahmud
Dr. Nasreen KhundkerDr. Nasreen Khundker Dr.-Quazi-Mesbahuddin-AhmedDr. Quazi Mesbahuddin Ahmed
Professor-A.-K.-MProfessor A. K. M. Nurun Nabi
Ms.-Rasheda-KMs. Rasheda K. Choudhury
Dr._Pratima_paulDr. Pratima Paul-Majumder
Dr_Toufic_AhmadDr. Toufic Ahmad Choudhury
Mr.Khondkar_Ibrahim_KhaledMr. Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled
M.A.HakimDr. M. A. Hakim
Dr-Bondana-SahaDr. Bondana Saha
Dr._Jashim_UddinDr. Jashim Uddin