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Shahjalal Islami Bank awarded scholarships to 500 students

shahjalal-islami-bank-email_4226Bangladesh bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman called upon the well-off segment of the society to spend a little chunk of their money for CSR activities like supporting students for studies.

“The bank’s initiative of motivating students to flourish their inherent talents and thus encouraging their creativity is truly appreciable,??? said the governor at a function to distribute scholarships to meritorious students.

Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd (SJIBL) on Saturday (15 November 2013) awarded scholarships to some 500 poor but meritorious students to ensure their smooth studies as part of its CSR activities.

“I hope that other banks would follow this initiative,??? Dr Atiur said, adding: “It would be our social and moral duty to ensure that the higher studies of brilliant students, irrespective of families they come off, are not stopped.???

The bank organised a ‘Scholarship Awarding Ceremony’ at city’s Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in this regard.

Bangladesh Bank Governor was the chief guest of the event and gave away the scholarship cheques among the recipients.

The scholarship recipients were from the students of different colleges, medical colleges and universities across the country.

Some 300 SSC passed students got Tk 15,000 each at a time, while 200 HSC passed students received Tk 20,000 each.

 

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