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Farida Zoha Reading Scholarship at DIU

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To increase the reading habits of the students of the university "Farida Zoha Reading Scholarship" has recently been introduced at Daffodil International University (DIU). Prof Dr Ahmed Shamsul Islam, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka who is the father of Prof Dr Yousuf M Islam, Vice Chancellor of DIU has launched the scholarship program at the Conference Room of the university.  Prof Shamsul Islam donated an amount of Tk 5, 00,000 for creating a fund for the scholarship for inculcating reading habits among the students of DIU. Farida Zoha was a sister of Dr Shamsul Islam who contributed a lot during his student life and as a recognition of gratitude and paying tribute to her, he introduced this noble initiative in memory of Farida Zoha.  
Prof Dr Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Hamudul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Prof Dr Engr AKM Fazlul Haoque, Registrar, Dr Milan Khan, Librarian,  all Deans, Head of the Departments and the convener of Book Reading Competition along with distinguished  guests were present in the program.   Book Reading helps readers to develop their creativity and boost up their vocabulary.  
While addressing at the inaugural ceremony Prof Dr Ahmed Shamsul Islam said, reading books wants the readers to read the book in such away so that they remember and understand the subject in details. Reading habit will provide them to improve their thinking process.
Reading probably is one of the most beneficial and feasible activities that one can do and through reading habit one can gain the ability to discover new ideas and concepts about everything.
Vice Chancellor Prof Yousuf M Islam said, nowadays students have lost interest in reading books, that's why DIU library wants to encourage students' to concentrate in reading which will help to improve their deliberation, thinking abilities, and plunge them into their brains.

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