24 Sep 2023, 19:05
Update : 24 Sep 2023, 19:07

52 disabled DU students get Social Welfare Ministry's grant


DHAKA, Sept 24, 2023 (BSS)- The Ministry of Social Welfare granted Special
Educational Aid to 52 disabled students of Dhaka University (DU) today.

"The government is providing 100 percent allowances and stipends to the
disabled students through the ministry to make their educational lives
easier," said State Minister for Social Welfare Md Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru.

He said this while addressing a cheques distribution ceremony as the chief
guest held at the 'Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium' of Faculty of the
Social Sciences, University of Dhaka, said a press release here.

Khasru then urged students eligible to apply for the stipends through
prescribed form of the Bangladesh National Social Welfare Council and
requested the countrymen to be more patient and sympathetic towards them and
to work together to lessen the obstacles they face daily, according to the

Later, the state minister handed over the grant cheques to 52 disabled
students of the university.

Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Dhaka University Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman
presided over the function.

Treasurer Prof Mumtaz Uddin Ahmed and Dean of Social Sciences Faculty Prof Dr
Zia Rahman were present, among others, at the ceremony.


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