The meritorious students who achieved GPA-5 in the secondary examination this year were given honorary prizes as well as the winners of the chess competition the institute earlier arranged
Publicly traded company Saif Powertec Limited has donated 100 laptops and Tk1.80 crore cash to Sheikh Russel Jatiya Shishu Kishore Parishad aimed at award the institute's 1000 students with scholarships, marking the 57th birthday of Sheikh Russel, the youngest son of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Managing director of the company Tarafdar Mohammad Ruhul Amin handed over these to Founding Chairman of the institute Rakibur Rahman at Bangabandhu at the International Conference Center (BICC) on Sunday, in which Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina virtually took part, said a press release.
State Minister for information and communication technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, the Parishad’s Secretary General Mahmudus Samad Chowdhury, its advisor Sirajul Islam Molla, among others, were present in the event.
The meritorious students who achieved GPA-5 in the secondary examination this year were given honorary prizes as well as the winners of the chess competition the institute earlier arranged.
Sheikh Hasina said the children of the country would be patriot, good human being, worthy citizen, serve the people and educate themselves with modern education.
On the impact of coronavirus pandemic on education sector, PM: Working to provide better future for childrenshe said, this was very much painful for the children.
Hasina advised the children to continue their studies at home with utmost attention, and other activities so that whenever the schools open, they can join without a hitch.
Mentioning that her youngest brother Sheikh Russell was born on October 18 in 1964, Sheikh Hasina said, “Today is the birthday of Sheikh Russell. But he had to go forever at the strike of bullets of the assassins on August 15 in 1975 and thus a flower was falling off at its buds.”
Apart from the donation, the Saif Powertec contributed Tk2crore to the Prime Minister's Relief and Welfare Fund recently to help fight the virus.