DIU has launched of the Farida Zoha Reading Scholarship Programme held on March 22, 2017. Professor Dr. Ahmed Shamsul Islam, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka who is the father of Professor Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Honorable Vice Chancellor of DIU has donated an amount of Tk 5,00,000 ( Taka Five Lacs only) and creating a fund for the purpose of inculcating reading habits among the students of DIU. Farida Zoha was a sister of Dr. Islam and him paying tribute to a loved one with a noble initiative in memory of Farida Zoha for her great contribution in education.
Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, the Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Treasurer, Registrar all Deans and the convener of Book Reading Competition along with distinguished were present in the program. Book Reading helps readers to develop their creativity and boost up their vocabulary.
Reading books require readers to read the book in such away so that they remember and understand the subject in details. This will provide them to improve their thinking process. Reading probably is one of the most beneficial and feasible activities that one can do. A through reading one can gain the ability to discover new ideas and concepts about everything. Now a day’s students have lost interest in reading books. So DIU library wants to encourage students’ to concentrate in reading. In doing, so they will improve their deliberation, thinking abilities, and plunge them into their brains. Dr. Md. Milan Khan, Librarian of DIU executed the program.