Daffodil International University purchases 10 Acre of land at Ashulia for permanent Campus
Daffodil International University made an agreement with Amin Mohammad Group for purchasing 600 kathaâ€™s (i.e 1000 decimal/ 10 Acre) of land for building its own permanent campus at Ashulia on June 20, 2010. With a view to establishing a permanent campus with all modern and latest educational facilities including Physical infrastructure, Residential Hall, Library, Cafeteria,Auditorium, Play ground, Swimming pool, mosque and Gymnasium. Daffodil International University made this agreement to ensure the students the world class quality education. This would be the countryâ€™s one of the largest campus first ever for any private University in Bangladesh.
Dr. Mohammad Fokhray Hossain, Registrar, Daffodil International University and Mr. Telayet Hossain, Executive Director (Marketing) signed on the agreement on behalf of their respective institutions.
Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Governors, Daffodil International University and Alhajj M.M. Enamul Haque , Chairman & Managing Director, Amin Mohammad Group exchanged the agreement between them. During the signing ceremony Prof. Dr. Aminul Islam, Vice Chancellor, Prof. M. Sahjaahan Mina, Advisor, Faculty of Business & Economics and Mr. Zakir Hossain Tutul, Senior Executive Director, Mr. Engineer Aminul Karim Siddiquee, Senior Executive Director (Operation) of Amin Mohammad Group and other high officials were present.
Permanent Campus of DIU
Daffodil International University (DIU) has recently purchased more than 10 acres of land at Ashulia Sarnali project (near Uttara), Savar, Dhaka for building its permanent campus. The architectural designing of the campus is in progress.
The project will be implemented in four phases and it will have administrative blocks, assembly halls, departmental faculties and an ICT centre. The permanent campus will consist of modern facilities for lectures, meetings, group activities, student organizations and religious observances. It will not only comprise swimming pool, basket ball court, tennis court, play ground, cafeteria but also include medical facilities, state of the art IT resources, fully equipped science laboratories and performance spaces. The campus will be 100% Fiber Optic Network and Wifi enabled. For ensuring all sorts of facilities there will be on-campus shopping facility which will be run only by students so that they may avail themselves of part time job and earn money while studying. Residential halls will also be constructed for students. Within four years, DIU will start some, if not all, departments in the new location.
Currently, Daffodil International University has five (05) modern building complexes in the city of Dhaka. The facilities include academic and administrative establishments, residential spaces for female students and faculty, a rich library with a huge collection of books, e-books, journals and e-journals, computer labs, located in the heart of capital city, Dhaka (Dhanmondi). DIU is approximately 25 minutes away from the site of the permanent campus. Three routes can be used for this location- 1) Through 'Gaabtoli i.e Dhaka - 'Aricha' road, 2) from 'Uttara' i.e Airport Road, and 3) Mirpur Rokeya Sarani which will be ready within 1 year. The present running buildings, owned by DIU, will be cityâ€™s campus where all facilities will also exist. DIU Transportation System will ensure the movement of students and teachers between the two campuses.
The site for the future campus of Daffodil International University is situated on 10+ acres in the serene, clam and quiet, green and open atmosphere free from the hustle and bustle of Dhaka city. The master plan for the campus is being designed by an internationally renowned architectural firm. When built, the campus will be a world-class facility ensuring quality education, security and comfort.