Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain
October 1, 1925 to September 11, 2012
Honorable Founder Chairman and Managing Director
Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain was born on 1st October in the year 1925, at Vill. Enayetpur, Thana Enayetpur Sharif, District Sirajganj. He obtained his MBBS from Calcutta Medical College, India in the year 1948. He was the Founding Managing Director and Chairman of the following industries/companies/organizations:
- • Khwaja Yunus Ali(R) Medical College & Hospital
- • Khwaja Yunus Ali(R) University
- • Khwaja Yunus Ali(R) Foundation
- • KYAMCH Nursing Institute
- • Khwaja Yunus Ali(R) Laboratory School
- • Drug International Limited
- • Drug International Limited (Basic Chemical Divisio\’n
- • ATI Limited
- • ATI Ceramics Limited
- • M. M. Tea Estate
- • Drug International Unani Limited
- • Drug International Herbal Limited
- • M. M. Multi Fibers Limited
- • Alhaj Moslemuddin and Sons
- • Bangladesh Kapok Mills Limited
- • Alhaj Textile Mills Limited
- • Alhaj Jute Mills Limited
Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain started his career as Doctor in the then Pakistan Army Medical Corp. in the year 1950. He left the army in 1953 and started business in Chittagong, the port city of Bangladesh. In the year 1958 he started the first Export oriented industry “Pakistan Kapok Mills Limited”, in Chittagong and started exporting Kapok fibers to USA. In the year 1962 he started Textile Industry named “Alhaj Textile Mills Limited” (At that time this was the largest Textile Industry in Bangladesh). In the year 1967 he had set up a Jute Mill named, “Alhaj Jute Mills Limited” Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain was founder and Managing Director of both the Textile and Jute Mills.
After emergence of Bangladesh, all the Textile & Jute industries were nationalized by the Government of Bangladesh in the year 1974. From 1974 – 1982 he was involved in Trading. After denationalization in the year 1982, he became the Managing Director of Alhaj Textile Mills Limited and Alhaj Jute Mills Limited till November 1991.
It is also worth mentioning that Dr. M M Amjad Hussain was also former chairman of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association.
Then in 1980 he started Pharmaceutical industry “Drug International Limited”. The industry became one of the leading pharmaceutical industry of the country. The pharmaceutical industry expanded it activities by setting up another unit under the same name “Drug International Limited, Basic Chemical Division”to produce bulk drugs in the year 1997 which was one of the largest bulk drug manufacturer of the country. In the year 2000, the company inducted yet another unit of “Drug International Ltd. Sterile Unit”; it started commercial operation in the same year. In the year 2001 another unit in the same industry is under process of commissioning and expected to go into commercial operation from April 2002.
In the year 1998, ATI Limited has been established as a software development house, which is now one of the biggest software firms in the country. ATI Limited also has an education & training division for development of human in the field of computer science with collaboration of Genetic Computer School, Singapore. From the beginning of its outset, ATI Limited has taken up bold and innovative assignments in Database programming and creation of multimedia programming. The company has emerged as a system integrator with a vision to develop customized and tailored software and also to create product basis development job for domestic and international market. The other objective of the company is to incorporate Advanced Level Computer Education & Training with an intention to make the company instrumental in reducing the existing wide gap between huge demand and very low supply of the IT Professionals by creating skilled manpower in the IT field of the country, which would also help in recruitment of IT professionals and to develop a continuous process for development and keep abreast of latest technological advancement for the in-house professionals. ATI Limited has expanded business locally and globally as an ISO certified, ORACLE Gold partner, Dell Technology Partner, IBM Business Partner and Microsoft Partner Company.
In the year 2000, another industry in the name of ATI Ceramics Ltd. was established in the District of Gazipur, to produce ceramic and Granito tiles. This is the only Granito tiles manufacturer in the country till now. He has also established and was patron and founder of a Girls High School in his mothers name called “Meherunnesa Girls High School”, in the village Enayetpur, Sirajganj, in the year 1956 which is the only Girls’ High School in the vicinity
The DRUG INTERNATIONAL LTD. (HERBAL DIVISION) Company was founded with a clear vision to bring Herbal to society in a contemporary form and to unravel the mystery behind the 5,000 year old system of medicine. This included referring to ancient Herbal texts, selecting indigenous herbs and subjecting the formulations to modern pharmacological, toxicological and safety tests to create new drugs and therapies. Since its inception, the company has focused on developing safe, natural and innovative remedies that will help people lead richer, healthier lives.
DRUG INTERNATIONAL LTD., (HERBAL DIVISION) is now registered with USFDA.
Mr. M.A.Haider Hussain
Present Managing Director, younger son of Dr. M. M. Amjad Hussain. Prior to becoming Managing Director, he was Director Marketing of Drug International Limited.
He was also elected Chairman of Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College & Hospital and Khwaja Yunus Ali Medical College.
He is also Managing Director of ATI Limited and ATI Ceramics Limited.
Governing Body Member of Khwaja Yunus Ali University and KYAMCH Nursing Institute.