Baraka Power Limited

Baraka Power Limited

Power Generating Company

Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain

Independent Director, Baraka Power Limited


Independent Director, Baraka Power Limited

Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain
Independent Director, Baraka Power Limited
Independent Director, Baraka Fashions Limited
Chairman, Audit Committee (Baraka Power Limited)

Dr. Md. Zakir Hossain was appointed to the Board as an Independent Director on October 26, 2017. He has been engaged in teaching and research for more than 28 years. Currently he is working as the Professor in the Department of Statistics and the Director, SUST Research Centre of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh. He obtained Ph.D in Statistics (in the area of Demography) from Banaras Hindu University, India and M.Phil degree in Statistics (in the area of Bio-statistics) from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. He has published 3 books and 46 research articles in reputed journals of home and abroad. He has presented 42 scientific papers in different national and international conferences.

Dr. Zakir has designed and implemented a number of study projects on various issues in micro and macro level sponsored by several organizations including IFC, FAO, UNICEF, DANIDA, Save the Children, University Grants Commission, Ministry of Education (under Grants for Advanced Research in Education), Social Science Research Council of Ministry of Planning and Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Board. In addition, he has provided consultancy to various issues in different organizations and projects including Food Security for Vulnerable Group Development (FSVGD) Project, MNH-FP Services (Mamota Project), UNICEF-BBS Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and Patuakhali Barguna Aquaculture Extension Project (PBAEP).

Dr. Zakir served at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology in different capacity as the Head, Department of Statistics; Dean, School of Physical Sciences, and Dean, School of Agricultural and Mineral Sciences in addition to teaching and research. Interested areas of his research are impact studies on various development and demographic issues. He has completed a number of research projects related with national planning and policies.

Dr. Zakir is the Member of various professional organizations including Bangladesh Statistical Association (BSA), International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), Islamic Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS), Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science (BAAS), and Bangladesh Association of Scientists and Scientific Professionals (BASSP)