Md. Anisur Rahman was born on 31st December, 1962 in Shariatpur District. He had completed his Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Certificate examination from Chandpur Hasan Ali Government High School and Chandpur College respectively. He has obtained Honors and Masters Degree from the Department of Geography, University of Dhaka.
He is also a member of BCS (Administration) cadre belonging in 1985 batch and joined on 15th February 1988. He served in various capacities in the field service as Assistant Commissioner, Upazila Magistrate, Upazila Nirbahi Officer. Apart from these he served as Assistant Secretary/Senior Assistant Secretary in the Cabinet Division, Local Government Division, Finance Division, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Ministry of Home Affairs. He worked as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Local Government Division. He also served in the Local Government Division and the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock as Joint Secretary. Later he served as an Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock and Public Security Division of the Ministry of Home Affairs. He joined as a Secretary in-Charge in the Ministry of Religious Affairs on 14 September 2017 and as a Secretary of the same ministry on 04 April 2019. Presently He has been serving as a Secretary in the Energy and Mineral Resources Division since 5th January 2020.
As part of the official duty, Mr. Rahman visited different countries around the globe including India, Nepal, Maldives, Srilanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Hongkong, South Korea, China, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Russia, Philippines, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Czech Republic, Turkey, Norway, Spain, Portugal, Geneva, Canada, United States of America, Malawi, South Africa, Australia, Newzealand, Brazil, Saudi Arabia. In his personal life he is married. Mrs. Salma Sultana Rupali is his wife. They are blessed with one daughter and one son.