Muhiuddin Khan Alamgir: (b,1942) obtained a Masters degree in Economics, taught briefly at Dhaka University, was appointed to his government's civil service and served in many key positions. As deputy Commissioner of Jessore from 1976 to 1979, he initiated the famous Ulashi-Jadunathpur project of collaboration between government and local people, which became a model for country-wide projects. He obtained a double MA (Economics) from Boston University in 1976 and returned for six months in 1980 to complete his Ph.D. He served as State Minister for Planning from 1997 to 2001. He has published over 20 books, mostly on Economics. He was elected member of the Jatiya Sangsad in the December 2008 election and is Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Undertaking.