DU introduces ‘Shahid Ullah Gold Medal’


DHAKA, July 31, 2017 (BSS) – A new gold medal was introduced at Information Science and Library Management Department of Dhaka University (DU) after the name of its former Principal Lab Instructor Md Shahid Ullah.

Wife of late Shahid Ullah, Hasina Akter today handed over a cheque for Taka 10 lakh to DU Vice-Chancellor Professor AAMS Arefin Siddique at a function at his office on the campus for launching the gold medal titled ‘Shahid Ullah Gold Medal’, said a DU press release here.

Arts Faculty Dean Professor Abu Md Delwar Hossain, Information Science and Library Management Department Chairman Professor Muhammad Mezbah-ul-Islam, Professor of the department Saiful Islam, acting Registrar of the university and family members of the donor were present, among others, at the function, the release added.

Out of the income of the donation, every year one meritorious student of DU Information Science and Library Management Department will be awarded ‘Md. Shahid Ullah Gold Medal’ for securing the highest CGPA in MA final examination, the release said.

Addressing the function, Professor Arefin Siddique thanked the donor for funding to introduce the gold medal and hoped that the students would be highly benefited and encouraged by the award to carry out outstanding academic and research activities.

Late Md Shahid Ullah was born in 31 December 1950 in Noakhali district and died on 2 November 2016 in the capital city.