21 Nov 2023, 19:11

10 DU students get Japan NEF Scholarship

DHAKA, Nov 21, 2023 (BSS) - Ten meritorious students of various departments
under the Faculty of Biological Sciences and the Faculty of Earth and
Environmental Sciences of Dhaka University (DU) have been awarded 'Nagao
Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) Scholarship of Japan' for their
outstanding academic results.

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. A S M Maksud Kamal distributed
scholarships among the students as chief guest at a function today at the VC
Lounge of the university.

Recipients of NEF Scholarship are - Nushrat Jahan Liza, Julfa Begum and Mst.
Shila Akter (Botany), Muntahina Islam Payel (Zoology), Rukya Pervin Labani
(Microbiology), Nirbachita Karim Rita and Samira Akter (Biochemistry and
Molecular Biology), Salim Sadman Sadat and Mst. Maseda Khatun (Fisheries) and
Sadiatul Zannah (Oceanography).
DU Treasurer Prof. Mamtaz Uddin Ahmed presided over the function while Dean
of the Faculty of Biological Sciences Prof. Dr. AKM Mahbub Hasan, Dean of the
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences Prof. Dr. Md. Zillur Rahman, DU
Representative of NEF Scholarship Committee Prof. Dr. Mohammad Zabed Hossain
and chairman of various departments were present on this occasion.

Prof Maksud Kamal said climate change is a burning issue globally. The
environment must be protected and maintained for the existence of the

The VC urged the students to play pioneering role to create awareness on
environment among the people. Students have responsibilities to make our
environment especially campus clean and tidy, he added.


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