To foster the habit of reading books among students, the “book reading program” of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro (BSK) and bKash has been extended to Rajshahi, Netrokona and Mongla.
As part of this program, the country’s mobile financial service provider bKash and Bishwo Shahitto Kendro distributed the books to students at Promothnath Govt Girls High School, Laxmipur Girls High School, Al-Hikmah Muslim Academy in Rajshahi; Nischintapur High School, Premnogor Chalipura High School, Challish Kahania Hafiz Uddin High School, Barhatta CKP Govt High School and Barhatta Pilot Girls’ School in Netrokona; Navy School and College, Haldibunia High School, Mongla Bandar Secondary School in Mongla, read a press release.
GSM Jafarullah, Divisional Commissioner of Rajshahi, ANM Moinul Islam, Additional Divisional Commissioner of Rajshahi, Abdul Jalil, Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi; Major General Sheikh Md Monirul Islam (Retired), Director of External and General Affairs of bKash and Shameem Al Mamun, Director of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro handed over the books to the Rajshahi students.
Abdus Samad, Chairman of the Social Development Foundation (SDF), Trustee of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro and former Principal Secretary; Humayun Kabir, Executive Vice President and Head of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs of bKash, and Captain M Ali Akbar Shirazi, Commander of BNS Mongla handed over the books to Mongla.
Khairul Alam Sabuj, Eminent Cultural Personality; Sayma Ahsan, Managing Director of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs of bKash, and Mesbah Uddin Sumon, Co-Director (Program) of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro presented the books to Netrokona students.
bKash has partnered in book reading program with Bishwo Shahitto Kendro’s book reading program since 2014 as part of its corporate social responsibility program. So far, more than 250,000 books have been distributed nationwide, including this year’s 40,000 books. Currently, 400 schools across the country participate in this BSK “book reading program”.
With the dream of fostering enlightened individuals, Bishwo Shahitto Kendro has been tirelessly carrying out various programs for school, students across the country for 44 years. The National Enrichment Program is BSK’s most notable initiative. At present, about 2 Lakh students from 1,500 schools across the country are enlightened under this program.