Managing Director

Managing Director

Mr. Chandan Kumar Basak 

Managing Director, Dhaka BRT Co. Ltd. and

Project Director, GDSUTP

Chandan Kumar Basak is holding the position of Managing Director (Additional Charge) of Dhaka Bus Rapid Transit Company Limited (Dhaka BRT), a Government Owned Company from 14 August 2019. At the same time, he is also the Project Director of the Greater Dhaka Sustainable Urban Transport Project (BRT Gazipur-Airport). 

He was born in a respectable Hindu family on 09 November 1961 in the Village Brahmanboira under Sirajganj Sadar Upazilla in the district of Sirajganj. His father’s name is Gopeswar Basak and mother’s name is Anandamoyi Basak. Mr Basak is married to Mrs. Kakoli Basak and blessed with one daughter and one son.

He was born in a respectable Hindu family on 09 November 1961 in the Village Brahmanboira under Sirajganj Sadar Upazilla in the district of Sirajganj. His father’s name is Gopeswar Basak and mother’s name is Anandamoyi Basak. Mr Basak is married to Mrs. Kakoli Basak and blessed with one daughter and one son.

He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Rajshahi University (now RUET) in 1986 and obtained 1st class. In 1996, he achieved Master of Business Administration (MBA) from IBA, University of Dhaka. After that he achieved M.Sc degree in Construction Management from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1998.

He started his Civil Service Career in 1989 as member of BCS (Roads & Highways) Cadre. Since joining, he served in almost every arena of Roads and Highways Department. As Assistant Engineer he served in Special Project Office, Dhaka. As Sub-Divisional Engineer he served in Kulaura, Chattak, Moulvi Bazar. In 2007, he was promoted to the post of Executive Engineer and served at various Road Divisional Offices specially in Khagrachari, Lalmonirhat, Manikganj Mymensingh and Dhaka. He was also assigned as Deputy Project Director for 3rd Shitalakhya Bridge Construction Project. He was promoted as Superintending Engineer in 2014 and served in Khulna, Sylhet and RHD Training Center at Mirpur Dhaka. In 2019, he promoted to the post of Additional Chief Engineer and posted to Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) as Additional Executive Director (TMPTI).

Besides his academic and professional achievements, he attended many national and international training programs, courses, seminars and conferences at home and abroad as part of his both personal and official purpose notably in Australia, India, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, United States of America.