Director General (Additional Secretary)
Directorate of National Savings Bangladesh
Mrs. Shamsunnahar Begum was born on 1962 in Comilla district. She completed her Master’s degree in Sociology from The University of Dhaka.
She joined BCS (administration) Cadre in 1988 (BCS-85-Batch) as Assistant Commissioner. She has a long and glorious career in civil service and gained diversified experience of working both at field and policy levels. Out of her 29 years of service, she served 16 years in the field administration in different important positions in the district of Rajshahi, Sirajgonj,Tangail Chandpur,Netrokona and Sherpur . She assumed the post of Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Sadar and Kendua Upazila of Netrokona district. She worked as Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate of Sherpur district from 2007 to 2009. She also served in the Ministry of Public Administration, Board of Investment under Prime Minister`s Office & Ministry of Cultural Affairs in different capacities. She promoted to the rank of Deputy Secretary, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary of the Government in 2006, 2013 and 2016 respectively. Now she is serving as Director General in The Directorate of National Savings under the Ministry of Internal Resources Division, Ministry of Finance , Government of the People`s Republic of Bangladesh .
She participated in many training programs and seminars at different renowned national and international institutes at home and abroad. She visited several countries including Philippines, Singapore, Japan, China, Australlia, Thailand, Malaysia & Saudi Arabia.
Mrs. Shamsunnahar Begum is married. Her husband Md. Mashuk Miah also belongs to BCS (Administration) Cadre & same batch (BCS`85) and now is serving as Additional secretary in the Ministry of Women & Children Affairs. She blessed with one son and one daughter. Her son A B M Mainul Bari serving as Assistant Professor in The Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology ( BUET) and now is doing PhD in The University of Texas, Arlington in USA. Her daughter,Nourin Fatema Surovi, is studying MBBS (final year) in The Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College in Bogra.