Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, Mr. Monwar Hossain, Chairman, BD Finance Ltd & Group Director of Anwar Group along with other distinguished guests at the MoU signing ceremony on on “ Edu- Finance” held today between Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Ltd. (BD Finance) and Daffodil International University.
Education Loan is becoming a common practice in the modern world to provide financial support to the students. Now days, the parents of our country are much conscious about their children study but sometimes they become unable to bear the study cost or sometimes parent or guardian who was the financial sponsor of the student fall into an accident or receives immature death which causes a great hurdle to continue his higher study. For this reason, at least 50% on average students are deprived from higher education. Edu-Loan scheme may be a good solution for those financially insolvent students.
Keeping all these in memory for the first time in Bangladesh “Daffodil International University has taken an initiative of ‘Edu-Finane’ aiming to assist such promising students who are dedicated and ambitious about continuing their higher studies but in need of financial support. DIU believes that the utmost dedication and perseverance of the young students can bring the change we wish to make That’s why DIU would like to offer young students an opportunity of ‘Edu-Loan’ to study by securing loans with the help of Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Ltd. (BD Finance). Edu-Loan can provide financially challenged students a platform to forge ahead and realize their passion.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, Mr. Monwar Hossain, Chairman, BD Finance Ltd & Group Director of Anwar Group along with other distinguished guests are cutting the cake on the occasion of MoU signing ceremony Edu-Finance’ for the financially Challenged students
Under this scheme only newly enrolled undergraduate students will be able to get loan benefit from BD Finance a maximum amount of Tk. 10,00000/= (Ten Lac) with minimum interest rate which will be repaid through monthly installment.
In this regard a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Bangladesh Finance and Investment Company Ltd. (BD Finance) and Daffodil International University followed by a “ Meet the Press on “ Edu- Finance” today on March 10, 2018
MoU signing ceremony was addressed by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University, Mr. Monwar Hossain, Chairman, BD Finance Ltd & Group Director of Anwar Group, Professor Dr. Yousud M islam, Vice Chancellor,, Prof. Dr. S M Mahabub Ul haque Majumder, Provice Chancellor, Mohammad Nuruzzaman, Chief Executive Officer, Daffodil Family and Mr. Shafiqur Rahman, Adviser, BD Finance Ltyd. Mr. Hamidul Haque Khan, Treasurer, Daffodil International University and Mr. Humayun Shoaib, Deputy Managing Director, BD Finance Ltd. signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organization.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University said that Daffodil International University is always trying to be a model university by doing some special and exceptional activities from the vary beginning. like distributing free Laptop, bringing all the students under life insurance risk coverage, Beside this, Daffodil University started to collect tuition fee of the students through bank which is first ever introduced in Bangladesh.
Dr. Md. Sabur Khan also said that lot of students cannot get higher education due to his financial crisis. Aiming to help those financially challenged students, Bd Finance has come forward with their helping hand . Mr. Sabur Kha also said, this is a new project, so we have to face various problems. But we have to overcome those problem politely , he added.
Mr. Monwar Hossai, Chairman, Bd Finance said that the 94% student are going to primary school in Bangladesh but they cannot go to the university in future. Lack of financial solvency, this huge number of student is depriving from higher education. From now Bd Finance will help these students financially through Daffodil International University.
Mr. Monwar Hossain also said that he does not consider this project as a loan or a CSR project. He considers it as his responsibility to the society. Mr. Monwar Hossain said, my father (Anowar Hossain, Founder of Anwar Group) always tried to reach education to the doorstep of mass people and I am carrying my father’s responsibility to the society.
Mr. Monwar Hossain also said, how many days Bangladesh will provide driver and labor in foreign countries? It’s time to provide best scientist, best educationist, and best technologist from Bangladesh. Daffodil International University has already provided many meritorious students. Bd Finance is feeling pride to be a part of Daffodil University’s progress in education sector of Bangladesh.