Alhaj Jahurul Islam (1928-1995)
Alhaj Jahurul Islam founder Chairman of Islam Group was born in Kishoreganj, a district town of Bangladesh. In 1951 he founded Bengal Development Corporation Limited, the flag bearer of Islam Group; a truly integrated Engineering Company engaged in the broad spectrum of construction and others related areas.
His undaunted spirit and commitment to the economic growth of the nation make the business house now known as Islam Group. His interests were as diversified as the enterprises, he founded. During the course of his life, he became the most astute and far sighted entrepreneur in construction industries, manufacturing industries, commercial banking, real estates, housing, poultry, agro industries and mega irrigation projects at home & abroad.
He was a top level organizer of our independence and a noble benefactor to the cause of our freedom and liberation. He institutionalized his phenomenal social works and philanthropy through establishment of many educational and charitable organizations, mosques, madrasas, orphanages including a Medical College and a modern 350 bed Hospital at Bhagalpur (Kishoreganj); his home and eternal resting place.