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Tuesday, May 10, 2016, Baishakh 27, 1423 BS, Shaban 2, 1437 Hijri

Stipend not compassion but talent recognition: Speaker  
DU Correspondent
Published :Tuesday, 10 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 24
Terming stipend as the recognition of students' talent, National Parliament Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Choudhury yesterday said "scholarship is the recognition of your (students) intellects; it is not'compassion'. Society's facilitated people duty to extent their helping hands to financially challenged meritorious students and it student's rights." Dr Shirin Sharmin was speaking at a faction held at Dr Abdullah Farouk Conference Hall of the Business Studies faculty of Dhaka University (DU).
Faculty of Business Studies organized the programme where a total of 32 financially challenged meritorious students of various departments of DU have been awarded scholarships from First Security Islami Bank Limited, Social Islami Bank Limited and Prime Insurance Limited. Shirin Sharmin Choudhury distributed scholarships among the students as a Guest of Honour here.
Dean of the Faculty Prof Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam presided over the function while Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique addressed it as the chief guest. Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank SK Sur Chowdhury, Chairman of Social Islami Bank Limited Major (Rtd.) Dr Md Rezaul Haque, Managing Director of First Security Islamic Bank Limited Syed Wasek Md. Ali and Managing Director of Prime Insurance Limited Ms. Mohammadi Khanam addressed the programme as special guests.
The recipients of Social Islami Bank Ltd. scholarships are- Md. Harun Sheikh, Monirul Islam (International Business), Sarwar Jahan, Md Sirazul Islam, Al-Mamun, Anwar Hosen (Finance), Md. Abdul Aziz, Md. Abdullah Kabir, Samrat Sheikh, Sazzad Hosen, Rajib Das, Santosh Rabi Das, Masum Miah, Md Saiful Islam, Rawshana Akter, Razia Sultana (Marketing), Zahid Abedeen (Tourism & Hospitality Management), Mst. Nurhat Jahan, Sayeeda Sadia Afreen (Accounting & IS), Rita Bhattacharjee (Banking & Insurance).
The recipients of First Security Islami Bank Ltd. scholarships are- Md. Nur Islam, Sujon Mia, Md. Shakil Mirza, Md. Rana Hossain, Md. Rana Ahmmed (Tourism & Hospitality Management), Mita Rani Paul (Banking & Insurance), Jannatul Ferdous Khan, Shuborna Ghosh, Meher Banu (Finance), Tahira Binte Younus (Management Information Systems). Two more students have received Prime Insurance Ltd. scholarship.

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