Company Profile

Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC), an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, was founded as a Partnership Firm in 1972 in Bangladesh and later was converted into a Private Limited Company in 1978. After decades of high end successful service delivery to the clients and Sector Review carried out by the Swedish Federation of Architects & Consulting Engineers, DDC was ranked as the 88th largest among the top 200 consultants of the World.

DDC as a multi-disciplinary consulting firm has been extending state-of-the-art services to the government, private corporations and international organizations. DDC offers a full range of services starting from project conception right up to completion including reconnaissance survey, physical survey, project identification, feasibility study, environmental and social impact assessment, economic studies, re-settlement assessment, planning, detailed engineering, bid documentation, construction supervision, project management, post evaluation etc.

Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC), an ISO 9001:2015 certified company, was founded as a Partnership Firm in 1972 in Bangladesh and later was converted into a Private Limited Company in 1978. After decades of high end successful service delivery to the clients and Sector Review carried out by the Swedish Federation of Architects & Consulting Engineers, DDC was ranked as the 88th largest among the top 200 consultants of the World.

DDC as a multi-disciplinary consulting firm has been extending state-of-the-art services to the government, private corporations and international organizations. DDC offers a full range of services starting from project conception right up to completion including reconnaissance survey, physical survey, project identification, feasibility study, environmental and social impact assessment, economic studies, re-settlement assessment, planning, detailed engineering, bid documentation, construction supervision, project management, post evaluation etc.

As one of the leading consulting firm, DDC is highly diversified in expertise and sectorial specialization. DDC provides, in the most professional manner, consultancy services for a wide range of civil, mechanical, electrical and electronics, energy, health, education, agriculture, environmental &ecology, water resources, socio-economy, IT, research, capacity development training and other social infrastructure projects. DDC maintains a roll of highly committed and experienced professionals specialized in diverse disciplines and can offer best team for any project related development activities. It has successfully completed a large number of projects in different development sectors including many notable projects financed by the WB, ADB, IDA, JICA, DFID, CIDA, IDB and other international development partners and organizations.

Of late, DDC has been awarded for its excellence in structural engineering and consultancy services by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)

Our Vision

To be the outstanding provider of dedicated specialists and integrated services in the built and natural environment within Bangladesh and beyond.

Our Mission

DDC is committed to fulfilling the needs of its clients and employees through quality service, innovation, and leadership. To facilitate this commitment, the firm is committed to fostering customer knowledge, technical innovation, and focused expertise. DDC is proud that the fulfilment of its mission is often recognized by the public, clients, and the consultancy industry.

Our Strategy

The strategy of DDC is to continue to grow the consultancy business within Bangladesh and globally beyond whilst improving all aspects of operation and performance.

MD's Message

Managing Director's Message

Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC) is one of the pioneer engineering consultancy firm of Bangladesh. During the last few initial years of the millennium, we have revised our business plan and have by now, crystallized our thinking and developed concrete sustainable plan to implement out cherished vision for the ensuing years with the aim to become the performance company that focuses on:

  • Innovation and inventiveness
  • Providing the best total service for our treasured clients, both govt., national and international organizations.

DDC's vision, strategy and mission help to define the culture of the consulting firm, motivating our staff to give their best and instilling our clients confidence that we will deliver solutions of the very highest quality.

"You can rely on DDC to help convert your vision into reality in the new information age"

Our vision:

To be the outstanding provider of dedicated specialists and integrated services in the built and natural environment within Bangladesh and beyond.

Our strategy:

The strategy of DDC is to continue to grow the consultancy business within Bangladesh and globally beyond whilst improving all aspects of operation and performance.

Our mission:

DDC is committed to fulfilling the needs of its clients and employees through quality service, innovation, and leadership. To facilitate this commitment, the firm is committed to fostering customer knowledge, technical innovation, and focused expertise. DDC is proud that the fulfilment of its mission is often recognized by the public, clients, and the consultancy industry.

DDC works with all levels of development scenario such as government, including local, National as well as Multi-National. We Approach systems design with energy conservation, cost-effectiveness, operational ease, and flexibility in mind.

It cannot but be emphasized that the strength of any consulting firm is dependent upon the quality and caliber of its employees, the human resource element being the most pertinent. The greatest advantage DDC offers its clients is the technical skills and continuity of our technical staff.

DDC has one of the largest contingents of Engineers, Architects and other Professionals such as Transport and Physical Planners, Environmentalists, Sociologists, Resettlement and IT Specialists with proven working experience both within and outside Bangladesh.

We take an unique approach in the industry to develop our professionals. We recruit university graduates for their technical aptitude. Continued education is provided through a mentoring process and regular in-house technical seminars in addition to sponsoring higher education for the deserving cases.

We encourage our engineers to become Registered Professional Engineers (PEng.) and reward them appropriately.

In summary, I would like to thank you, our valued clients, for your continued support and patronage. I hope you can rely on DDC to help you convert your vision into reality in the New Information Age.

A.K.M. Rafiquddin
Managing Director
DDC Ltd.

Our Management

With a portfolio of five decades of insightful consulting experience, DDC is moving forward through the competent leadership of eminent Engineer Mr. AKM Rafiquddin – the Managing Director of Development Design Consultants Ltd. A total of 9 most qualified Directors with their diversified knowledge and local and international experience are working relentlessly with the Managing Director to place DDC at a higher landmark of success.

Below is the qualification summary of the Directors and the areas they look after:

A.K.M. Rafiquddin

Managing Director

B.Sc. Engg. (Civil), BUET, 1964
FIE (B), MACI (USA), MIRD, MBSI (UK), MANSI (USA), MASI (Australia), MPCI (USA), MASTM (USA), MAPA, MAWS (USA), MCRSI (USA)

A.K.M. Nasiruddin

Director
Building, Information and Communication Technology

B.Sc. Engg. (Civil), BUET, 1975; FIE (B)

Md. Shahjahan Gazi

Director
Transportation Engineering

B.Sc. Engg. (Civil), BUET, 1963; FIE (B)

Mahbubur Rahman

Director
Environmental Studies

M.Engg. (Human Settlements Planning & Development), AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, 1978; B.Sc. Engg. (Civil), BUET, 1964; FIE (B), MBIP

Dr. Md. Azizur Rahman

Director
Water Resources and Environment

PhD in Technical Sciences (Hydraulics), Russia, 1981; M.Sc. Engg. (Hydrology), Russia, 1978; FIE (B), EM BPMI

Dr. Choudhury Md. Amiruddin Khan

Director
Rural Development

PhD in Agri. Engg., Colorado State University, USA, 1987; M. Engg. in Irri., AIT, Thailand, 1978; B.Sc. in Agri. Engg., BAU, 1974; FIE (B)

Krishna Dhan Roy

Director
Information Technology

B.Sc. Engg. (Elect.), BUET, 1975; MIE (B)

Md. Saiful Alam

Director
Energy, Power and Telecommunication

B.Sc. Engg. (Elect.), BUET, 1982; FIE (B)

Jehra Zerin

Director
Human Resource, Admin & Accounts

Master of Human Resources Management, Australia, 2005; MSS in Sociology, DU, 1998; BSS with Honours in Sociology, DU, 1996; MBSA, MPURO

Mahmood Taseen Chowdhury

Director
Project Management

Master of Applied Finance, Monash University, Australia, 2004; M.Com (Honours in Finance and Banking), DU, 1999; FBAADU, MUAA

A.K.M. Nafisuddin

Director

B.B.M, Australia, 2008

A.K.M. Naimuddin

Director

B.Sc. (Sound Engineering), UK, 2012

Our Office

Development Design Consultants Limited (DDC) is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, at the "DDC Center," 47 Mohakhali Commercial Area, Dhaka-1212, and also possesses the following own offices. Additionally, DDC maintains project offices located throughout the country.

Why choose Us?
GIS

Geographic queries and analysis, surface modeling for volume and area calculation, network analysis, siting and sizing of infrastructure facilities, image processing, bathymetric survey, watershed analysis, digital elevation modeling, mapping, contouring and global positioning (GPS) survey, database of spatial and descriptive information are established in industry standard formats to facilitate cross platform compatibility. Tailor-made macros and interfaces are developed suiting specific project need.

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Effective Planning
LIBRARY

The technical library at DDC is one of the most complete technical libraries in the country. It contains over 20,000 selected reference books. The collection is continuously being developed to meet the foreseeable requirements of the users.

The DDC Library is now installing its automation system using customized software. This is expected to be the first on-line automated library operation system introduced among consulting firms in Bangladesh.

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Why choose Us?
SOIL LAB

The Geotechnical and Material Laboratory at DDC is a specialized facility that conducts all sorts of engineering tests, including exploration, data collection, data processing, and report preparation. The following is a summary of the works and laboratory facilities.

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