Fahmida Islam

From: 01 December 2022

Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (Senior) 

Home District: Feni


Fahmida Islam obtained her graduate and post-graduate degrees in Economics from the University of Dhaka. Additionally, she did Masters in Development Economics from the Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA.

Professional Experience:

Fahmida Islam, a career civil servant, joined the office as the Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (Senior) on 1st December 2022. She joined Bangladesh Civil Service (Audit and Accounts cadre) in 1991 and has since held various positions in the Government.

Prior to this position, Fahmida Islam has served as the Additional Director General (Finance), Bangladesh Railway. She worked in various capacities within Audit & Accounts Department including Director General of Financial Management Academy (FIMA); Senior Finance Controller (Army); Director General, Transport Audit Directorate; Director General, Railway Audit Directorate; Joint Director General (Finance), Bangladesh Railway; Chief Accounts and Finance Officer (CAFO), Ministry of Home affairs; CAFO, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock; CAFO, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges. Apart from serving in various positions within the department, she received training in the field of Debt Management (Vietnam and Singapore), Public Expenditure Management (Japan), Auditing of Social Sectors (India) and different short training on different streams of Audit in the department. She has visited National Audit Office (UK) and Office of the Auditor General of New Zealand on study tour.

Fahmida Islam has been imparting training on Audit related issues, within the department and outside the department. She visited Japan, South Korea, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, London, Singapore, Malaysia, Colombo, Maldives, Turkey etc. on official assignment.

 Fahmida Islam was born on 25th December 1964 in Feni District. Her husband Md. Ekhlasur Rahman (Retd. Additional Secretary to the Government of Bangladesh) has been working as Managing Director, National Human Resource Development Fund (A company under ministry of Finance). They have been blessed with one daughter and one son.