To prepare the students for the 21st century and to adapt them to the latest ICT friendly education which will develop their knowledge, skills and abilities to fit globally, Daffodil International University distributed 700 Laptop at free of cost among the students in the second phase at its continuous process of Laptop distribution on February 18, 2012. Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University was present on the Laptop Distribution Program as the chief guest and distributed Laptop among the students. Presided over by Prof. Dr. M. Lutfar Rahman, Vice Chancellor the function was also addressed by Founder Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor Dr. Aminul Islam.
It may be mentioned here that the authority of Daffodil International University has taken massive initiative of â€œOne Student: One Laptopâ€ program which is one step a head for digital Bangladesh. Every student getting admission into Daffodil International University from Summer Semester-2010 and onward will get a Laptop at free of cost. This Laptop will help the students to equip themselves with proper technical knowledge so that they can survive and secure respectable place in the society. Through this initiative DIU students will get the opportunity to implement digital Bangladesh concept.
It may be mentioned here that Mr. Nurul Islam Nahid MP, Minister for Education of the Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh inaugurated the Laptop Distribution Ceremony through distributing 400 Laptop among the students as the Chief Guest on July 16, 2011 at DIU Auditorium.
Enthusiastic Laptop recipients with the guests
Addressing as the Chief Guest, Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University said, It was a long cherished dream of the university authority to implement the project â€œOne Student-One Laptopâ€ with the vision of becoming a Digital University in line with the policy of Digital Bangladesh. He also said, as an essential part and contemporary demand of modern education, DIU has focused on ICT automation facilities for students and employees since its inception. It is envisaged that DIU graduates can stand out by competing with other graduates both nationally and globally with their skill that they will acquire from this university. He wished that the initiate to provide a laptop for each student free of cost will be fruitful and successful with the mission of forgoing a digital society that will ensure an ICT driven knowledge- based nation.
Addressing as the special guest Founder Vice Chancellor and Emeritus Professor of Daffodil International University Dr. Aminul Islam said, we, at the present context of Bangladesh, are more than visionary. In the same time we want to make our ideas come true. Leaving all constraints behind, DIU is going for distributing free laptops among all our students in a time when IT backbone of the university is fully equipped with a spectrum of facilities available for students. He hoped that it will be so easy and reachable to the students to use Education ERP of DIU, Learning Feedback System (Social Web), E- Library of the university, DIU Forum and so on which have already been developed by the university.