In 1978 Scouter Nurulislam Shams appointed as National Commissioner of Bangladesh Scouts. Then this was change as "Chief National Commissioner". Mr.Nurulislam Shams became its first Chief National Commissioner.
Scouter Mr. Monzoor ul Karim became the next Chief National Commissioner after sudden death of Nurulislam Shams in 1980.
In the 2000 General Meeting of Bangladesh Scouts National Council, Monzoo ul Karim elected as its President & Scouter Mr. M. Fazlur Rahman appointed as Chief National Commissioner.
Chief National Commissione is the chief executive of Bangladesh Scouts.
Girls were allowed to become scout since 1994.
According to 1998 census there are 1,300,000 members in Bangladesh Scouts.