Major Zahir (Retd)

Fellowship Director


Major Zahir’s life has been defined by dedication, achievement, and unwavering commitment to serving his country and empowering people with disabilities. Hailing from a military background, he retired as a Major from the Bangladesh Army, and his journey continues as the Fellowship Director at Nohor Initiatives.

With a background in military service, Major Zahir’s dedication to education and continuous learning has been unwavering. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with Honors, and his commitment to excellence is evident in his consistent top-ranking performance in all the academic and professional exams he has undertaken. This exceptional record reflects his passion for continuous improvement and knowledge acquisition.
Major Zahir’s life took an unexpected turn when he became a Spinal Cord Injury Patient. Instead of allowing this challenge to deter him, he used it as an opportunity to further his mission of making a difference in the lives of those with disabilities.

At Nohor Initiatives, Major Zahir spearheads the Digital Fellowship program, an extensive journey designed to empower individuals with disabilities through the mastery of diverse digital skills, professional training, and higher study opportunities. As the Fellowship Director, he takes a hands-on approach, overseeing the program from recruitment to its impact and the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
His leadership and vision have been pivotal in providing a platform for people with disabilities to not only regain their independence but to excel in the digital era. Major Zahir’s passion and dedication are at the heart of the Nohor Initiatives Digital Fellowship program, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to empowering individuals with disabilities and enabling them to reach new heights in their personal and professional lives.

Major Zahir’s journey from military service to his role as Fellowship Director at Nohor Initiatives is a testament to his remarkable resilience and the enduring spirit of service. His story is an inspiration to all, underscoring the idea that no matter the challenges one faces, with dedication and commitment, they can create opportunities for others and make a significant impact in the field of disability empowerment and rehabilitation.