A total of 14 meritorious students in 12 departments under Arts Faculty in Rajshahi University (RU) were given dean's award as recognition to their significant achievement in their respective academic fields.
Each of the award-winners, who obtained first class first in graduation (honours) in 2021, was given a crest, certificate and Tk 5,000.
RU authorities arranged an award-giving ceremony at its Senate Bhaban today (Sept 17) largely attended by teachers, students and others concerned.
Vice-chancellor (VC) of the university Prof Golam Sabbir Sattar addressed the ceremony as chief guest while Pro-vice-chancellors Prof Sultan-Ul-Islam and Prof Humayun Kabir and Treasurer Prof Obayedur Rahman Pramanik spoke as special guests with Arts Faculty Dean Prof Fazlul Haque in the chair.
Congratulating the award-winners for their achievements, VC Prof Golam Sabbir hoped that they will contribute a lot towards the progress and welfare of the country and the nation as well in the days to come.
He also stressed the need for more research on arts, commerce and social sciences in addition to the science, engineering, earth science and biology for the overall success of the nation.