Work experience

Work experience
Sep 1992 - Jul 2006

Deputy Director Publicity

Department of Environment (DoE)
  • Developed television content on the subject of environmental issues
  • Published journals/edited several issues in Bangladesh
  • Extensively trained in Japan & Malaysia on Environmental Management-Pollution Control, EIAs (Environmental Impact Assessment) and Planning
  • Worked with Canadian CIDA – earning credential – on “Strengthening DoE” and “Capacity Building” Projects (highlighting cultural, tribal and environmental issues)
  • Authored reports on environmental impacts of development projects
  • Organized seminars and cultural events such as “World Environment Day” and “International Ozone Day” observances
Jul 1990 - Aug 1992

Senior Sub Editor

The New Nation, Dhaka

Subbing, editing and selecting news


May 2014 - Present

Certificate in Call Centre Operations

Centennial College, Toronto, ON

Call centre customer service 

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015

Enrolled in Culture & Heritage program

Centennial College
Aug 1986 - Jul 1988

MA in English

University of Dhaka
Jun 1982 - Jul 1986

B.A. Hon's in English

University of Dhaka

Text Section

Published articles on culture and heritage.

Freelance writer/short story writer in Bengali (won Desh Literary Award-2014,Dhaka), article writer in Bengali and English

Articles/short stories published in various newspapers in Dhaka and ethnic (Bengali newspapers in Toronto)/East York Observer, Toronto






Amateur artist

Drawings and paintings

 Computer applications      

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign proficiency