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Mustafa Jabbar is very known to the people of Bangladesh and Bengali speaking people of the world for two of his milestone works. His Bijoy Bangla Keyboard and software has become the symbol of success of Software industry of Bangladesh and it has also been the icon of Bangla language in the Digital age. He is the only Patent holder of any ICT related product (Bijoy Keyboard) till now. His slogan Digital Bangladesh is the most popular words in Bangladesh. He has not only coined the words but defined what he meant by the term. He has written the first book on this subject and is responsible for organising a movement on Digital Bangladesh. His works for the development of the digital education system is leading the country towards a new era. He is leading the ICT industry as the President of Bangladesh Computer Samity, the national ICT organisation of Bangladesh.

  Mustafa Jabbar  
Mustafa Jabbar came from a remote village of Bangladesh. Getting his higher education (graduation and masters) in Bangla Language & Literature from the University of Dhaka, he started his career as a journalist on 16 January 1972. But he had to change his profession as that newspaper was compelled to cease its publications in January 1975. Doing some businesses in Media, Travel & Tour Operation, Printing, Publishing and Computer Reselling, he is now engaged in Software Development, Providing IT Education, Developing IT Enabled Educational Curriculum, Developing Course Materials for ICT Education, Creating Software and providing ICT Services, Doing Researches on ICT, ICT Journalism and Writing Books on ICT and other subjects. His first novel named Nokshotrer Onger was published in a book form in 2005. His second novel named Suborne Shekorh was published in the Fortnightly Tarokalok's Eid issue of 2006. Its book edition is under process of printing.

Mustafa Jabbar is the technology leader and promoter of ICT in Bangladesh. He is the founder member of Bangladesh Computer Samity and Bangladesh Association of Software and Services. He has been elected President of Bangladesh Computer Samity for the third term.

He is more recognised as the local language solution provider in Bangla, Chakma, Asamese, Hindi & developer of Bijoy Bangla Keyboard & Software and expert in Graphics-Multimedia. He has developed Bangla Braille publishing system which enables blind people to use Bangla Braille in computer. He is also regarded as the Master of Digital Bangla Font designing. He has developed Bijoy Library, a library management Software which is being used by famous libraries of Bangladesh. He has developed a software named Bijoy Shishu Shiksha for pre school kids. He has established a large number of Schools in Bangladesh including Computer based Ananda Multimedia School and Bijoy Digital School.

Business Positions: Present
Chief Executive, Ananda Computers
Chief Executive, Bijoy Digital
Chairman & Editor, Anandapatra Bangla Sangbad Ltd, First Digital Bangla News Service of Bangladesh
Chairman, Ananda Chalantika Ltd.

A. General Information
Name: Mustafa Jabbar
Father's Name: Late Abdul Jabbar Talukder
Mother's Name: Late Rabeya Khatun
Permanent Address: Vill: Krishnapur, Upazila & Police Station: Khaliajury, District: Netrokona, Bangladesh
Present Home Address: Ukil Bari Domino SONRISA, Flat No A-2, Building # A, 9/14 Iqbal Road, Mohammadpur, Dhaka-1207
Date of Birth: 30 June 1951 (as per certificate & Passport), Actually 12 August 1949.
Place of Birth: Char Chartola, Ashuganj, Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh
Passport No: Z0571552 Date of Issue. 02-07-06 Place of Issue. Dhaka Valid Upto.01 July 2011
Profession: Journalist Other Professions: Business, Research & Development
Present Business Organisations: Ananda Computers & Bijoy Digital
Address of Ananda Computers & Bijoy Digital: 188 Motijheel Circular Road, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Phone: Office: 880-2-7194002, 880-2-7194527., +880-2-7195924 Mobile: 8801711530452
E-Mail: bijoyekushe10@gmail.com. Website: www.bijoyekushe.net

B1. Education
Exam Year Board Institute
SSC (Humanities) 1966 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Comilla A.A.B.C High School, Birat, Ajmiriganj, Hobigonj
;HSC (Humanities) 1968 Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Dhaka Dhaka College, Dhaka
B.A (HONS) (Bangla) 1971 (Held in 1972)   University of Dhaka, Dhaka
M.A (Bangla) 1972 (Held in 1974)   University of Dhaka, Dhaka

B2. ICT Skill
Expert in PC Assembling, Troubleshooting, Installation of Software and Setup. Expert in MacOS, Networking, Mac applications like MacWrite, MacDraw, MacPaint, MS Office, PageMaker, InDesign, Filemaker, 4D, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Fontographer, Font Studio, Internet & Intranet. Also Expert in Windows OSes, (Windows 3.1, 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, Seven) Networking, MS Office, PageMaker, InDesign, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, SoundForge, Audition, CorelDraw, Fontographer, Font Studio, Internet & Intranet. Adequate knowledge in every field of ICT.

C. Business Activities
Period Organization Main Activities
 1975 To 1976 Air Friends International Worked as Tariff and Ticketing Officer. Main responsibilities included Calculating Tariff for Air Tickets, Making International Itinerary, Reservation of Seats and Issuing of Air Tickets for International Airlines.
 1976-77 Avia Overseas Ltd. Worked as one of the Director of Avia Overseas Ltd. Main activities were to run the organization and lead the Team of Tariff-Ticketing Staffs, Reservation Officers and other employees involved in Air Travel and Tour Operation Business.
 1977-87 Ananda Bhraman Ltd. Worked as the Managing Director of Ananda Bhraman Ltd. Responsibility was to run all the activities of the organization and lead the Team of Tariff-Ticketing Staffs, Reservation Officers, Accounts Officer and other employees involved in Air Travel and Tour Operation business.
 1983-87 Ananda Mudrayan Ltd Worked as the Managing Director of this Printing House.
 1987-89 Ananda Printers Worked as the founder of this Print House.
 1997-2000 Suborno Bijoy Ltd. Worked as an honorary advisor of this organization. Main activities included organizing Training Courses on Graphics and Multimedia, Developing Course Materials, Taking lectures and advising for running the company.
 1998-2002 Ananda Institute of Information Technology Worked as an honorary advisor of this organization. Main activities were to organize Training Courses on Graphics and Multimedia, Developing Course Materials, Taking lectures and advising for running the company.
 1999-2003 Shom Computers Ltd Worked as an honorary advisor to develop Multimedia Software and providing ICT education.
 2000-June 2004 Ananda Multimedia Worked as the owner and Chief Executive of this organization. These organizations were providing ITEE (Information Technology Enabled Education) for the elementary School Systems and organizing Graphics-Multimedia Courses along with authorizing franchises within Bangladesh. Now its activities have been merged with Ananda Computers.
 Dec 2003-May 2004 Computer Source Ltd Worked as an honorary Media Advisor of this organisation since December 2003 to May 2004.
 2001-2005 Panini Ltd Working as the honorary Chairman of this organisation. This organisation is involved in software development and ICT services. Presently this organisation is non-functioning.
 1987-till now Ananda Computers Working as the owner and Chief Executive of this organization which brought the Desktop Publishing Revolution in Bangladesh. This organization was the Reseller & Master Reseller of Apple Computer Inc and Distributor of Packard Bell Computers in Bangladesh. But now it is involved in Software development and ICT Education.
 1989-till now Anandapatra Bangla Sangbad Ltd. Working as the honorary Chairman and Chief Editor of this first Digital Bangla News Service of Bangladesh.
 July 2009 to now Bijoy Digital Through this organisation he is involved in the development of educational software.
 Jan 2010 to now Ananda Chalantika Ltd. Working to publish e-book and create digital content for general reading. Also working for creating digital library.

D. Media Activities
Period Institution Responsibilities
 1972-75 Weekly/ Daily Gonokontho Now defunct) Started career as a Staff Reporter in the Weekly/ Daily Gonokontho and also worked as the editor of Children's page Kochikontho for the entire period. Main responsibilities included gathering information, writing & editing reports, features, and editorials along with news photography.
 1983-87 Monthly Nipun, Weekly Sanghati, Fortnightly Ruposhi (Now defunct) Worked as the Chief Editor of these magazines.
 1987- (till now) Weekly/ Daily Anandapatra (Irregular Publication) Working as the Editor, Printer & Publisher of this newspaper
 1989-till now Anandapatra Bangla Sangbad Ltd. Working as the honorary Chairman and Editor of this first Digital Bangla News Service of Bangladesh.
 1991-till now Weekly Dhakar Chithi (Irregular Publication) Working as the Editor, Printer & Publisher of this newspaper
 April 1997-March 2002
April 2007- till now
Bangladesh Television Presenter, Host of ICT based First TV program of Bangladesh and continued it for 5 years without any break.
 1998-2000 ATN Bangla Presenter, Host of ICT based TV program Computer Projukti.
 1998-2001 Channel-I Presenter, Host of ICT based TV program Ekush Shatak.
 1969-till now Newspaper-Magazines
The Weekly Janata, The Weekly/Daily Gonokontho, The Daily Jugantar, The Daily Sangbad, The Daily Jonokontho, The Daily Ittefaq, The Daily Prothom Aloo, The Daily Korotoa, The Monthly Computer Jagat, The Monthly Computer Tomorrow, The Monthly Technology Today, The Monthly Computer Bichitra, The Monthly Shankoo, The Daily Samakal etc.
Writing about ICT & other socio-political and cultural issues in ICT based journals and general newspapers.

E. Major Organizational Activities
Name Year/Period Post Activities
Students Union of Suryasen Hall, DU  1973  Drama Secretary Organised Cultural Activities
Dhaka Union of Journalist  1973-74  Organizing Secretary Organized Trade Union activities of DUJ
Association of Travel Agents of Bangladesh  1985-86  Secretary General Organized the National Travel Agents Association's activities of this Trade body.
Bangladesh Computer Samity  1992-93  Member, EC Organized the First BCS Computer Show 93.
Bangladesh Computer Samity  1994-95  Treasurer Looked after the financial activities of BCS and organized BCS Computer Show-94/95 and BCS Computer Show Chittagong-94
Bangladesh Computer Samity  1996-97  President Lead the movement of withdrawal of Taxes & VAT from Computer. Organised the First Workshop on "How to Export Software from Bangladesh".
BASIS  1997-98  Vice President One of the Organizer and Founder of BASIS
Netrokona Jubo Samity  1995-99  President Headed the Socio Cultural Organisation
Bangladesh Computer Samity  2002-2003  EC Member Worked in the team of BCS to lead the ICT industry
BASIS  2002-2003  Director Worked in the team of BASIS to lead the ICT industry
Multimedia Association of Bangladesh (Proposed-now defunct)  2007  President Leading ICT Movement
Digital Bangladesh Forum  2009  Convenmer Organising to build Digital Bangladesh
Bangladesh Computer Samity  2008-2009  President Leading the ICT Industry
Bangladesh Computer Samity  2010-2011  President Leading the ICT Industry
Intellectual Property Association  2010-2011  Member Protecting IPR

F. Travel:
Mustafa Jabbar has traveled extensively around the world. Countries visited are: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Srilanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, Philippines, USA, China PR, Saudi Arabia, Laos PDR, Maldives, Belgium & France.
Mustafa Jabbar has traveled to India as a member of the Business Delegation at the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's state visit on 10-13 January 2010.

G. Publications
Name Year-Edition Publisher Subject
Moder Gorob Moder Asha First Edition February, 1983.
2nd Edition: 16 Dec 1989
3rd Edition: 01 May 1993
Ananda Books for the young Kids on the Historic language movement of Bangladesh
Computere Prokashana First Published: February 1989
Second Edition: 16 December 1989
Anandapatra Desktop publishing
Microsoft Word First Edition Nov 95 Oboshor Word Processing
Microsoft Excel First Edition Nov 95 Oboshor Spreadsheet
Madhyamik Computer Siksha First Edition: June 1996
Second Edition: June 2001
National Curriculum and Text Book Board Only Text book of Computer Learning for SSC level
Computere Ovidhan First Edition: 29 Feb 96 Ananda Dictionary of Computer Terms
Secondary Computer Learning (Also English Version) First Edition: September 96
Second Edition, 2009
National Curriculum and Text Book Board Only English Text book of Computer Learning for SSC level
Computer-E-Hatekhorhi First Published: 1998
Second Edition: 1999
Ananda Computers Entry level book for Computer Learning
Third Edition, February 2004 Gyankosh Entry level book for Computer Learning
Fourth Edition: Feb, 2010 Bijoy Digital Entry level book for Computer Learning
Uchcha Madhyamik Computer Siksha (Ist Part) First Edition: September 98
Second Edition May 2003
Ananda Computers First approved Text Book of Computer Learning for HSC students.
Uchcha Madhyamik Computer Siksha (Second Part) First Edition: September 98 Ananda Computers First approved Text Book of Computer Learning for HSC students.
Multimedia O Onnynya Prosongo First Edition: 16 September 1999 Ananda Computers Multimedia
Prathomik Computer Shiksha-1 First Edition: February 2002
Second Edition: February 2003
Ananda Computers Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-II
Third Edition, December 2003
Fourth Edition, January 2006
Gyankosh Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-II
Fifth Edition, 2008 Bijoy Digital Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-II
Prathomik Computer Shiksha-2 First Edition, February, 2003 Gyankosh Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-III to V
First (Second) Edition, February, 2004
Reprint, February 2006
Gyankosh Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-III to V
Reprint, 2008 Bijoy Digital Text Book of Computer Learning for Students up to Class-III to V
Digital Graphics O Computere Prokashana First Edition: February 2005
Second Edition: 2006
Gyankosh Book on Digital Graphics
Ek Nadi Rokto Written in 1971 Not Published Drama, Script lost in 71
Computer Kothokota Published in February 2005 Agamee Prokashonee Essays on ICT
Digital Bangla Published in February 2005 Agamee Prokashonee Essays on Computerisation of Bangla
Multimedia O Digital Video Published in February 2005 Agamee Prokashonee Essays on Multimedia and Digital Video
Nokshotrer Onger Published in March 2005 Agamee Prokashonee Novel
Computer Projukti: Ekush Shatak Published in February 2006 Agamee Prokashonee Compilation of Articles on ICT
Ekushe Shataker Bangla, Banglaee O Bangladesh Published in February 2007 Agamee Prokashonee Compilation of Articles on Politics and Statehood
Digital Bangladesh First Published in May 2009 Ananda Compuetrs Concept of Digital Bangladesh
Published in September 2009 Bijoy Digital Concept of Digital Bangladesh
Published on 22 Nov 2009 Ananda Prokashoni Concept of Digital Bangladesh

H. Founding Educational Institutions
Krishnapur Alimuddin Arojennessa Public High School Initiator, Donor and Organizer 1969 Boys High School
Krishnapur Haji Ali Akbar Public Degree College Initiator, First Donor and Ex- Chairman of Governing Body 1986 Degree College
Abdul Jabbar Rabeya Khatun Girls High School Founder 1993 Girls High School
Ananda Multimedia School
There are 15 Schools running around the country
Founder-Chief Organizer 1999 ICT Enabled Educational Institutions
Bijoy Digital School Founder-Chief Organizer 2008 ICT enabled Digital School


I. Resource Person on ICT
Judicial Administration Training Institute, Old High Court Bhavan, Dhaka
Press Institute of Bangladesh, Circuit House Road, Dhaka
National Institute of Mass Communication, Kalyanpur, Dhaka
Bangladesh Institute of Communication Studies and Public Relations, 257/8, Elephant Road, Dhaka.
Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute, TCB Bhavan (5th Floor), Karwan Bazar, Dhaka
Agrani Bank Training Institute, Dhaka

J. Milestone Works
Bijoy Ekushe
Bijoy Bayanno
Bijoy Bayanno Pro
Bijoy Classic
Bijoy Classic Pro
Bijoy Bangla Keyboard and Software for Computer. (The first patent in ICT of Bangladesh)
Bijoy Bangla Avidhan
Bijoy Bangla Code Converter.
Bijoy Bangla TypeTutor
Bijoy Bangla Braille
Bijoy Library
Bijoy Shishu Shiksha
Bijoy Computere Lekhalekhi Shekha
Bijoy Internet Shekha
Bijoy Photoshop Shekha

K. Prizes, Awards & Recognition
1. Dainik Uttarbangla Award for Development of ICT for the Newspaper Industry. 1992
2. Muktijoddha Colonel Taher Award by Greater Mymenshingh Cultural Forum. 1999
3. Special Recognition by the Bangladesh Computer Samity for outstanding contribution to ICT development, 2001
4. Special Recognition by the FBCCI for outstanding contribution to ICT development, 2003
5. Award of recognition for being the Founder member of Bangladesh Computer Samity by BCS EC on 22 September 2005
6. Award for being the President of Bangladesh Computer Samity for 1996-97, 25 March 2009
7. Award for contribution in ICT, Bangladesh Cultural Foundation, Dhaka, March 2010
8. Special recognition Award by BIJEM, Dhaka, April, 2010
9. Special Award for contribution in ICT by Pioneer Rotary Club, Dhaka, 2010
10. PIB-Sohel Samad Award 2010, Press Institute of Bangladesh, 2010
11. Special recognition award by the Daily Jugantar-Cambrian, October 2010.

L. Seminars & Delegations
  • Attended, participated and presented paper in many Seminars and discussion meetings nationally and internationally on many topics of Information and Communication Technology.
  • Mustafa Jabbar has attended an Informtisation Course conducted by KODA of South Korea in April 2009.
  • Mustafa Jabbar was one of the business delegate member of the Prime minister's visit to India in January 2010. He was also selected to be a member of the business delegation to the Prime Minister's visit to UN in September 2010. But he could not be with the team for ASOCIO summit in Bangkok


  • M. Previous Involvment on Committees on ICT
    01.Ex Member, ET-15 Committee, Divisional Committee on Electronics, Bangladesh Standard & Testing Institute, Ministry of Industry, Govt. of Bangladesh.
    02.Ex Member, Keyboard Standardization Committee, BCC, Ministry of Science & ICT, Govt of Bangladesh. 1989-1993.
    03. Ex Member, JRC Committee for Recommending on How to Export Software from Bangladesh, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of Bangladesh-1997
    04. Ex Member, Keyboard Standardization Committee, BSTI, Ministry of Industry, Govt. of Bangladesh 1992-2003
    05. Ex Member, Working Group, ICT Business Promotion Council, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of Bangladesh, 2003
    06. Ex Convener, Standing Committee on Multimedia of BASIS, Oct, 2003.
    07. Ex National Expert of Multimedia, WSIS-2005
    08. Ex Joint Convener, FBCCI Taskforce on ICT Policy, 2003.
    09. Ex Co-Chairman, FBCCI Standing Committee on ICT, 2004-05.
    10. Ex Chairman, FBCCI Standing Committee on IPR, 2004-05
    11. Ex Member, Editorial Board, BASIS Newsletter, BASIS, Dhaka, 2005
    12. Ex Member, Urban Advisory Group, Core Team, Katalyst, Baridhara, Dhaka
    13. Ex Co-chairman, Standing Committee on IPR, FBCCI. (2006-07)
    14. Ex Member, Advisory Board, Bangladesh Computer Samity (2006-07)
    15. Ex Convener, Sub Committee on Legal Affairs, BCS (2006-07)
    16. Ex Co-Chairman, Standing Committee on IPR, BASIS (2006-07-08)
    17. Ex Member, Committee on Digital Voter List, Govt of Bangladesh, (2007)
    18. Ex Member, Education Committee, Education Ministry, (2008)
    19. Ex Second Vice Chairman, IBPC, Ministry of Commerce, (2008-09)
    20. Ex Member, e-Payment Gateway sub committee, Bangladesh Bank, (2009-10)
    21. Ex Member, National ICT Task Force, EC and Main Committee. (2008-09-10)
    22. Ex Chairman, Standing Committee on ICT, FBCCI, (2008-09-10)

    N. Present Involvment on Committees on ICT
    01. Member, Taskforce on IPR, 2008-till now, Ministry of Culture, Govt of Bangladesh
    02. Member, Copyright Board (2008-11), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of Bangladesh
    03. Member, Council Committee of Bangladesh Computer Council, 2009-10-11
    04. Member, EEF Fund Committees, ICB, Bangladesh Bank. (2010-11)
    05. Member, Digital Bangladesh Task Force, EC and Main Committee. (2010-11)
    06. Member, National Bangla Standardisation Committee for ICT, MOSICT, 2009-11
    07. Member, Co-ordination Committee, BPC & EC, IBPC, Ministry of Commerce, 2009-11
    08. Member, EC, Intellectual Property Association, Bangladesh, 2010-11
    09. Member, Information Management Committee, Ministry of Planning, 2010
    10. Member, Electrical Committee (ET-16), BSTI, 2010
    11. Member, ICT Policy 2009 Review Committee, MOSICT, 2010
    12. Member, ICT in Education Master Plan Working Committee, Ministry of Education 2010
    13. Member, Working Committee on Pre School Education, Ministry of Mass & Primary Education 2010
    14. Member, National Skill Development Executive Committee, Ministry of Education 2010
    15. Member, Executive Committee, Hitech park, 2010.

    O. International Research
    Done research on an international research project of AMIC, Singapore titled CYBER COMMUNITIES IN RURAL ASIA: A STUDY OF SEVEN ASIAN COUNTRIES. The research was co-coordinated by Dr Kavita Karan of Nayang Technological University, Singapore.
    The Research started in February 2003 and finished in December 2003.
    A book on this subject was published. Mustafa Jabbar has worked on the Bangladesh part of the research.

    P. ICT Journalism
    Mustafa Jabbar is currently an active Journalist in the ICT field. He regularly contributes to The Monthly Computer Jogot, The Monthly Technology Today, The Monthly C-News, The Monthly Computer Bichitra, The Daily Jonokontho, The Daily Bhorer Kagoj, The Daily Destiny.
    He was also a regular contributor of Monthly Computer Tomorrow (now defunct), The Daily Prothom Aloo, The Daily Ittefaq, The Daily Jugantar, The Daily Muktakantha, BDNEWS24.COM, The Anandapatra Bangla Sangbad,The Daily Korotoa, Weekly Jugodorpon of Bhairabbazar, Kishoregonj, & The Monthly Computer Bhuvan.

    Q. ICT Fairs & Exhibitions visited abroad
    a) MacWorld, Sanfrancisco, Hong Kong & Singapore;
    b) COMDEX-Fall, Las Vegas, COMDEX-Asia, Singapore,
    c) CeBIT, Hanover, Germany.,
    d) WCIT, Kualalumpur,
    e) ASOCIO Bangkok Business Visit, Bangkok, Thailand.