4032 students receive DBBL scholarship

Dhaka,  Fri,  22 September 2017
Published : 12 Aug 2017, 21:25:40 | Updated : 13 Aug 2017, 10:20:03
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4032 students receive DBBL scholarship



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Dutch-Bangla Bank Saturday awarded scholarship to 4,032 students who passed SSC and equivalent examinations in 2017 and are now studying at higher secondary level in different colleges of the country at a ceremony held at Shaheed Surhawardy Indoor Stadium in city.

Finance minister Abul Maal A Muhith was present as the chief guest while the Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Anisul Huq and Governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir were present as special guests and handed over the scholarship awarding letters among the recipients.

Chairman of Board of Directors of Dutch Bangla Bank Sayem Ahmed presided over the function.

Speaking at the programme, finance minister Muhith said Dutch-Bangla banks created an exemplary model of corporate social responsibility by awarding underprivileged but meritorious students.

He urged students to study attentively and become good human being to contribute to the nation.

Dutch-Bangla Bank, under its social cause programme, has been awarding scholarship to the meritorious students in need of financial aid studying at higher secondary and graduation levels.

Under this initiative, a total number of 47,660 students got DBBL scholarship among which 18,168 students of different levels are receiving the scholarship at present.

90 per cent of total scholarship is earmarked for the students who passed from the institutions in rural areas and 50 per cent of total scholarship is earmarked for female students.

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