Dr. Mohammad Jahangir Hossain was recently appointed as the new Director General of the National Institute of Mass Communication & Chief Executive, Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute. A proud freedom fighter, Dr Jahangir is a member of Bangladesh Civil Service Information Cadre. He started his government career in 1986, working at various levels under the Ministry of Information, Prime Minister’s Office, and Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre.
His interests cover mathematics, journalism and mass communication, which have served him well as a researcher, writer, teacher, and editor. He has a Ph.D in Journalism and Mass Communication. Dr. Jahangir has around 40 publications in different journals and received many awards. Among his research work were on Communication Pattern of Bureaucracy in Bangladesh: Internal and Public Dealings; Pattern of Public Relations of the Civil Servants: A Case of Dhamrai Thana; and Local Level Initiative in Development: A Case Study on Total Mass Literacy Program, conducted in the District of Lalmonirhat in Bangladesh.