Dhiraj Kumar Nath
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|Dhiraj Kumar Nath|
|Native name||ধীরাজ কুমার নাথ|
|Born||Rafiqpur Village, Begumganj Thana, Noakhali district|
|Alma mater||Chaumuhani Modonmohan High School
University of Dhaka
|Organization||Noakhali Government College|
Education and career
Nath was born in the Rafiqpur village of Begumganj thana of Noakhali district. His father was the late Karuna Kanta Nath and mother the late Shabitri Sundari Debi.
He passed his entrance from Chaumuhani Modonmohan High School in 1960. He received his post-graduate degree in Commerce, Management from Dhaka University in 1966. He started his professional career as a professor at Noakhali Government College. He joined the East Pakistan Civil Service in 1969. He took part in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. After the independence of Bangladesh he worked as the Mohokuma Proshashak (Sub-Divisional Officer) in Gazipur in 1978. He was the Additional Secretary of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry and Secretary of Rural Development, and Cooperative Division, from which he retired in 2003.
He was nominated as one of the advisers of the caretaker government along with nine other members.
Nath also wrote some books, of which the famous ones are Pother Dudharay and Shompritir Jonopoday.
- (1 November 2006) 10 advisers sworn in, The Daily Star (Bangladesh)), Retrieved November 11, 2010
- (10 December 2009) La santé, oubliée de Copenhague, Courrier International ((in French), translated from The Daily Star (Bangladesh)), Retrieved November 11, 2010 (editorial from Nath, starts with a biographical paragraph noting he was a leader in Health and Human Planning in the early 2000s, and a special advisor in 2006)
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