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Dr Ahmad Kaikaus new power division secretary

Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Chairman of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC), has been made as acting secretary of the Power Division.

The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard on Thursday.

An official of 1984 batch of the BCS administration cadre, Kaikaus worked as the additional secretary at the same division before his new job.

Dr Kaikaus joined the Power Division in May, 2014. Prior to his joining at the Power Division of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, he worked for three years as the Deputy Chief of Party of the Policy Research and Strategy Support Program (PRSSP) at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), which was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

He has an unusual combination of civil service experience in a developing country and high academic accomplishments with solid empirical research involvement.

His civil service career provided him a unique opportunity to working in diverse places encompassing both rural and urban areas, regulatory and development agencies, and local government as well as ministerial positions.His academic and research background, on the other hand, made him well conversant of the development policy perspectives.

Dr Kaikaus received his Master of Arts degree in Development Economics from the Center for Development Economics, Williams College, Massachusetts, USA, and PhD in Public Policy and Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA.

His research focus covers interdisciplinary subjects such as governance, poverty, development, labor market, migration, etc. Dr. Ahmad has published research papers and survey reports for IFPRI.

His one of the significant journal articles was in the World Development Journal on the structural transformation in Bangladesh economy.

He has expertise on developing questionnaires and sampling frames for surveys. Along with his current government responsibilities, he is also researching on cluster-based economic transformation, fish value chain, rural nonfarm economy, and public expenditure for economic development.

Ahmad Kaikaus joined the Bangladesh Civil Service (Administration) cadre on 21 January 1986. He has worked different levels of field administration such as assistant commissioner, Upazila Magistrate, and Upazila Nirbahi Officer.

He also worked on deputation in several organisations that include Directorate of Accommodation, Department of Narcotics Control and Bangladesh Services Limited.

At the Ministerial level, Dr Ahmad worked for the Ministry of Public Administration, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, and Economic Relations Division.

Kaikaus also worked as part-time faculty at Collin County Community College in Texas, USA and at the American International University, Bangladesh.

He regularly attends as guest speaker at the Public Administration Training Centre, Bangladesh Civil Service Academy, and the Dhaka University.

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