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Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala, CIP, NDC.
Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala, CIP, NDC.
Vice President - FBCCI, Director - Union Group, General Secretary - Bangladesh Jewellers Samity, Managing Director - Diamond World Limited.
Dilip Kumar Agarwala is a visionary, young and enthusiastic business entrepreneur of Bangladesh. After a long experience in Transport, Movie and jewellery business Mr. Agarwala started Diamond Jewellery Business in the country. He is the pioneer in this sector in Bangladesh started his business in 2005. To serve and to represent the business community of the country Mr. Agarwala contested at the election of the FBCCI Board of Directors for the term 2015-2017 and was elected as Director in a direct vote. Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala is also a Director of FBCCI in 2017-2019 term.
Family and Childhood
Dilip Kumar Agarwala was born in a respectable family of Chuadanga on 14 December 1968. His Father Omiyo Kumar Agarwala studied at Koln University, Germany. After completion his higher education Mr. Omiyo Kumar Agarwala returned to Bangladesh and got involved in family business. Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala is the eldest son of the family with other two brothers. After his graduation from the National University, Mr. Dilip Kumar stared working as a contractor and trader in Chuadanga. He is the highest tax payer of Chuadanga District for the last 4 years including 2019. His wife Ms. Sabita Agarwala is also the highest woman tax payer of Chuadanga.
For his responsible and devoted leadership Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala was elected as a Director of Chuadanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Besides, he also got the advisor ship and life membership of Chuadanga Shilpakala Academy, Shahittyo Parishad, Rubee Kalyan Samity and the Daily Mathavanga.
Establishment of Business
With the experience of transport and movie business Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala started imported Diamond Jewellery business, first of its kind in Bangladesh. He entered at FBCCI as an honorable member of Bangladesh Maize Association. As a torch bearer of Diamond Jewellery business in Bangladesh Mr. Agarwala makes common people’s dream true to purchase diamond jewllery in an affordable price.
He has totally changed the old concept of jewellery business and introduced a timely, modern and artistic concept and save this sector from sudden death. As Asians we have long tradition of using jewellery but modern people became reluctant with the timeout models, shape and concept and started depending on imported jewellery. Not only that Mr. Agarwala has uprooted monopoly in this sector and lessens the power of pawnshops. Gold purity and karatage testing system, diamond testing system, certification of diamond authenticity by the world renowned laboratories like: IGI, DGLA, GIA, SGL are nothing but his brain child in Bangladesh. He believes that customers have the right to know true value of their investment.
Soon after, under his leadership Diamond World enhances its branch number from 1 to 20. He has plan to establish Diamond World’s branch in every district of Bangladesh. To avoid the import dependency of jewellery business Dilip Kumar Agarwala started a diamond jewellery factory in Dhaka city containing modern machineries and skilled workers. He is the pioneer of platinum jewellery, e-commerce, online shopping, customer care hotline, and franchise concept in Bangladesh’s jewellery sector. Mr. Agarwala created employment opportunity, saved money deviation and tradition by his magical touch. As a result, his organization received first ISO certificate in Bangladesh in jewellery sector. He is also the General Secretary to Bangladesh Jewellery Samity.
Moreover, Dilip Kumar Agarwala is involved in Pharmaceuticals, Agro, Media and Constructions business. This multi-talented young man is equally successful in those sectors. Not only that, Mr. Agarwala is engaged in many social activities and member of many renowned organizations.
Mr. Agarwala’s next plan is to introduce Diamond World Ltd. in Initial Public Offering (IPO)-Share Market.
Mr. Agarwala has been recognized as an Honorable business leader of Bangladesh. He is currently holding the following positions in different organizations of the country:
Vice President - The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)
Director - Commonwealth of Independent States - Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CIS-BCCI)
General Secretary - Bangladesh Jewellers Samity.
General Secretary - Bangladesh Gems Stone & Merchants Association.
Gold Member - Bangladesh German Chambers of Commerce & Industry (BGCCI)
General Member - Dhaka Paribahan Malik Samity
Member - SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI)
Member - Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Member - Dutch Bangla Chamber
Member - India Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Member - Bangladesh Thai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Managing Director - Diamond World Ltd.
Managing Director - Diamond World BD Ltd.
Managing Director - Medicine World Ltd.
Managing Director - Prem’s Collection Limited
Chairman - Tara Devi Foundation
Chairman - Gold Lab Limited
Chairman - Diamond World Media Limited
Chairman - Ar Rahnu Multipurpose Co-Operative Society Ltd.
Chairman - Dwarka Das Agarwala Mohila Collage
Director - CMPL-NOKIA
Director - Union Tours & Travels –Malaysian Airlines
Director - HP Chemicals Ltd.
Director - Union Properties Ltd.
Director - Sam Reel Dying (BD) Ltd.
Proprietor - Diamond World
Proprietor - Diamond World Lifestyle
Proprietor - D.T. Construction
Proprietor - Panna Cinema Hall
Proprietor - Panna Jewellers
Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala has great contribution in the education sector. He is providing a huge number of stipends to the poor and meritorious students of different schools, colleges, and universities. He has established Dwarka Das Agarwala Mohila College in the name of his grandfather in Kushtia.
He has established a modern science lab in the college for the welfare of the college. The college is getting all educational instruments like computers, laptops, books for the library, musical instruments and sporting instruments.
For the extremely poverty-stricken students, mid-day meals are being provided.
Mr. Agarwala is providing health services to a vast number of people by medicine, vaccines and financial helps through different social organization. Lion share of his business profit is being spent for the development of society under the banner of Tara Devi Foundation mainly in Chuadanga, Kushtia & Magura districts. This Foundation is serving the pregnant women’s and the new borns by 4 ambulances round the clock.
Free Medical Checkup - From the Foundation free medical checkup and free vaccination are being arranged every month.
During the Holy Eids Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala distributes Eid dresses and foods among the poor and distressed people of the country. He provides iftar for a large number of people in chuadanga and the adjacent districts. He provides financial assistance for the Madrashas also. Tara Devi Foundation is constructing Mondirs in different places of Chuadanga. The central crematorium of Chuadanga is being maintain by his Foundation.
Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala has great contribution in the sports sector of the country. He is the Vice-President of Abahani Club Limited and the life member of Victoria Club. Diamond world is the first sponsor of national women cricket team.
To patronize the cultural activities Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala is providing financial assistance for the artists of the country. Diamond world is sponsoring ‘Channel-i Award’, `RTV-Diamond Star Award’ etc.
Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala regularly writes on different social and contemporary issues. 4 edited books have been published on his write-ups in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Adammya Bangladesh (2017)
Digital Bangladesh (2018)
Shamvabanar Bangladesh (2018)
Agrojatrar Bangladesh (2019)
Besides his business activities, Mr. Agarwala is also involved significantly as a social worker of the country. He will affiliated with various reputed organizations :
● Life Member - Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
● Life Member - Bangladesh Diabetic Society
● Peace Ambassador - World Humanity Commission
● Advisor - Bangladesh Hindu Buddha Khrishtan OIkko Porishod
● Advisor - Bangladesh Dainik Matha Bhanga
● Founder Member - Dwarka Das Free Homio Medical Center (Kustia)
● Life Member - Chuadanga Shahitto Porishad
● Life Member - Chuadanga Zila Samity
● Life Member - Chuadanga Press Club
● Life Member - Zila Shilpokola Academy
● Life Member - Ruby Kolyan Samity
●Member - Central Sub Committee of Bangladesh Awami League on Commerce & Industry
● Vice President - Bangabandhu Foundation
● Vice President - Brothers Union Club
● Vice President - Abahoni Club Ltd. (Dhaka)
Dilip Kumar Agarwala is also involved as a valuable member of many clubs:
● Dhaka Club Limited.
● Gulshan Club Limited.
● Kurmitola Golf Club.
● Dhanmondi Club Ltd.
● Banani Club Ltd.
● Dhaka Boat Club.
● Dhaka Shooting Club
● Lions Club International
● Chittagong Club Ltd.
● Khulshi Club, Chittagong
● Sylhet Club Limited
● Legend Club Limited
● Baridhara Cosmopolitan Club
For his great contribution in business and socio-economic activities Mr. Dilip Kumar Agarwala has archived many prestigious Awards and Honors:
● Mother Teresa International Award
● Highest TAX Payer of Chuadanga District (Last Three Years)
● Business Asia Award
● Best Jewellery Company in Bangladesh
● Lifetime Award by Chuadanga Press Club & Bangladesh Sangbadik Samity, Chuadanga Unit.
● Rtv Star-Award: 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014
● Channel I best Jewellery Award: 2013-2014
Dilip Kumar Agarwala is happily married to Sabita Agarwala, Director Diamond World Limited and is blessed with a boy and a girl who has already shown much brilliance in their respective field and bearing the sign of upcoming business leaders in this subcontinent.