A new Trust Fund established at DU



Publish: 8:05 PM, October 4, 2021 | Update: 8:05:PM, October 4, 2021

A new trust fund titled “Fazilatunnesa Islam and Sirajul Islam Trust Fund” has been established at the University of Dhaka (DU). Mr. NSM Faruque, son of Fazilatunnesa Islam and Sirajul Islam handed over a cheque for Tk. 12 lac to DU Treasurer Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed today October 04, 2021 at the Vice-Chancellor’s office to set up this trust fund.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Registrar Probir Kumar Sarker and Mrs. Shaheen Khaleel, daughter of Fazilatunnesa Islam and Sirajul Islam were present on this occasion.

Out of the income of this donation, every year two financially challenged and meritorious students of the Department of Sociology of DU will be given scholarship.

Vice-Chancellor of DU Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman thanked donor’s family members for their donation to set up this trust fund. Students of DU will be highly benefited from this trust fund, he hoped.

It may be mentioned that Sirajul Islam was born in Dhaka in 1918. He was a student of the Department of Economics of DU. He is a retired government officer. He is currently living in Dhaka. Late Mrs. Fazilatunnesa Islam was born in 1935 in Dhaka. She died in 2019. All of their five daughters and one son are well established in the society.