Major General Amjad Khan Chowdhury was one of the founding members of the UCEP Association and served as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors and UCEP Association.
Mr. Chowdhury was a retired Bangladeshi Army Officer and founder of Bangladesh conglomerate PRAN-RFL Group. Mr. Chowdhury was born in Natore, East Bengal, British India on 10 November 1937. He studied in Nabakumar Institution.
Mr. Chowdhury joined Pakistan Army in 1956. He was posted in 29 Cavalry as a Major during March 1971 and was sent to West Pakistan after the start of the Bangladesh Liberation War. He joined Bangladesh Army in 1973 after being repatriated from Pakistan, after the Independence of Bangladesh. He served as the GOC of Comilla Cantonment and Bogra Cantonment. He graduated from Pakistan Military Academy and Australian Staff College. He was also the Quarter Master General of Bangladesh Army. He retired from Bangladesh Army in 1981 with the rank of Major General.
After retiring from the Army, he founded PRAN-RFL Group. In 1981, he founded RFL (Rangpur Foundry Ltd) to make irrigation pump. In 1985 he founded PRAN to produce agro products. By 2016, PRAN products were exported to 130 countries. He was the founder president of Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) and Bangladesh Agro-Processors’ Association.