In parallel to academic excellence, students need to be good human being : Jobaer Alam
DU Correspondant : In an event, Jobaer Alam, the Former Chairman and Associate Professor of the Department of Oceanography of Dhaka University (DU) and Acting Editor of The Bangladesh Today, emphasized the necessity of being a good human being and the practice of philanthropy by the students along with pursuing excellent academic credentials at the university.
He said, “Dhaka University, as an educational institution, has played an outstanding role in the creation of Bangladesh. No other university in the world has achieved such a feat. I applaud all the students who have come to represent the 25 lakh people of Nilphamari district in the university on the basis of their merit.”
He was delivering these on Friday at a reception ceremony for freshers organized by Nilphamari District Students’ Welfare Association, ‘Network of Young Nilphamarians’.
The reception program was organized at the Serajul Islam Chowdhury Auditorium in the Arts Building of Dhaka University. Parliament Member of Nilphamari-4 Constituency Ahsan Adelur Rahman was present as the chief guest in the event.
The chief discussant of the program, Jobaer Alam advised the new students enrolled in DU to join various socio-cultural organizations based on TSC.
The event was more like an inter-generational meetup as it brought the scholars of Nilphamari under one roof. There were activities like quiz competition in regional language, speech, song and comedy presentation, language competition in regional dialect.
Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Public Administration Abdur Rauf Souza, Chairman of Modern Digitech Company Limited Nafiul Karim Nafa, Chairman of Kishoreganj Upazila Parishad Shah Md. Abul Kalam Bari Pilot, Power Station CEO Kabbo Ahmed, Bangladesh Awami Jubo League Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Saddam Hussain Pavel, Bangladesh Bank Deputy Director Feroze Ahmed Rokon, prominent businessman and industrialist ABM Manjurul Alam Siam, the editor of Zoombangla.com Mahamudul Hasan and Global Insurance Limited CEO Md. Mosharraf Hossain also graced the event with their presence.
Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Nazir Ahmed was in overall supervision of the program. The president of Network of Young Nilphamarians, Md Rakib Ul Islam (Real) presided over while District Student Welfare Association General Secretary Sabbir Hossain Swadhin conducted the program.