Daffodil International University


Training based on the human values at DIU

Training on “Social Awareness and Ethical Development of female students”

The training on “Social Awareness and Ethical Development of female students” was organized by the Complaint Committee of Daffodil International University at its premises to create social awareness and ensure social and family safety of the female students. The session recommended that there is a need to get remedy of women harassment and will have to save dignity of women through building united force to prevent and protest against sexual harassment. The Self-awareness of women is also important prior to creating social awareness. Media can play an active role here. In women empowerment advancement Bangladesh has advanced a long way. Chairperson of Transparency International Bangladesh, Former Executive Director of Ain O Shalish Kendra and Former Adviser to the Caretaker Government Advocate Sultana Kamal was present as the chief guest. Dr. Taslima Mansur, Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka and Professor Dr. Aminul Islam, Emeritus Professor and Founder Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University were present as the guests of Honour. The Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University presided over the session. Prof. Dr. Golam Maowla Chowdhury, Proctor and Chairman, Complaint Committee of Daffodil International University delivered the address of welcome and Ms. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Head, Department of Law highlighted the preventive measures taken by the university to protect female students from sexual harassment and social safety. This type of program and their recommendations help the Government to formulate necessary policies favoring the women against all sorts of oppressions and harassment against them.

e-Talk on The Academic Values of Folktales & Storytelling

An e-Talk on The Academic Values of Folktales & Storytelling: Can Stories Make the World Better? Was organized by International Affairs, DIU in-association with The Folktales and the Arts of Storytelling Foundation for the awareness building of students on human values.
The Resource Person for the session was Dr. Wajuppa Tossa, Retired Associate Professor, Mahasarakham University, Thailand and Visiting Professor, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh and the President, The Folktales and the Arts of Storytelling Foundation. The session was moderated by Nahid Kaiser, Assistant Professor, Department of English, DIU.

Training of Trainers on: Higher Education for Autistic Person

Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Daffodil International University organized a training of Trainers program on “Higher Education for Autistic Person” at DIU Auditorium. Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) graced the program as the chief guest. Professor Dr. Md. Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari, Vice Chancellor, Islamic University, Kustia and Professor Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed, Pro-Vice Chancellor Bangabondhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) were present as the special guests. Prof. Dr. Yousuf M. Islam, Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University presided over the program. Professor Muhammad Mahaboob Ali, PhD, Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) presented the keynote paper in the program. The initiative of Training of Trainers on Higher Education for Autistic persons for the first time in Bangladesh.

Session on “Role of Young generation to prevent Drug Addiction Militancy”
Madokdrobby O Nesha Nirodh Sangstha (MANAS) in association with Daffodil International University (DIU) held a session on “Role of Young generation to prevent Drug Addiction Militancy” at DIU Auditorium. Mr. Khandakar Rakibur Rahman, Director General, Department of Narcotics Control of Ministry of Home Affairs was present in the program as the chief guest while Vice Chancellor, Daffodil International University was present as the special guest.

While presenting the keynote Paper, Founder President of Madokdrobby O Nesha Nirodh Sangstha (MANAS) Professor Dr. Arup Ratan Chowdhury said, Parents are not looking after their children as like as old days parents. Due to the business of parents with professional life, most of the children are brought up by their maid servants. So, the children are not getting proper and ideal education which they would get from their parents and they are growing up in their own way and walking in dangerous ways and also becoming addicted and joining in militancy. He stressed that only the triangular relationship of Parents –teachers – students can play the vital role to remove drug addiction and anti-militancy from the society.

Firefighting and Earthquake Training for DIU Officials

To create awareness and take precaution about the rescue from fire incidents and earthquakes, a training session was held at Daffodil International University campus as a part of the observance of Fire Service and Civil Defense Week. The Fire Service and Civil Defense Mohammadpur (Asad Gate) Unit in collaboration with Daffodil International University organized this training camp. Mr. Shafiqul Islam, Senior Station Manager, Fire Service and Civil Defense Mohammadpur (Asad Gate) Unit conducted the training session. DIU officials, securities and staff led by Mr. Mejbaur Rashid Manik, Sr. Assistant Director (Planning & Development) attended the training camp. This initiative created awareness about safely facing fire incidents and earthquakes and taking precaution about the rescue activities to the employees of DIU.

Art of Giving Celebration: Strengthening the Human values
To share the happiness of Eid and as part of paying back to the society, Daffodil Institute of Social Sciences (DISS) recently observed “International Day of Art of Giving” at 71 Milonayoton of Daffodil International University in the capital. To mark the day, DISS distributed food packets and stationery items among underprivileged, destitute children and their family at different premises of Daffodil Family at Dhanmondi, Ashulia, Chandpur & Mirpur as well as the green permanent campus of DIU.

Heart for Humanity Initiatives to Uphold Human values

Students, Faculty members and employees of Daffodil International University (DIU) had come forward and extended their helping hands to cooperate with the flood affected people of North Bengal of the country. They distributed relief ingredient like rice, oil, biscuit, oral saline, pure drinking water, water purification tablets, medicines, CI Sheet for home building and packets of dry and cooked foods among 4000 families in flood affected areas of Dinajpur, Kurigram and Nilphamary districts recently under the program of titled " Heart for Humanity''. Under the direct supervision of the university authority, three volunteer teams along with a research team also moved to the different regions to collect data and to celebrate Eid festival along with the flood affected people. At that time, they also distributed some rehabilitation materials and provided psychological therapy among the flood affected people.

Training Session on Elimination of Violence Against Women

The DIU Complaint Committee to Prevention Sexual Harassment organized a seminar on ‘Elimination of Violence Against Women’ on November 27, 2021 at the International Conference Hall of Daffodil Smart City, Ashulia.

Dr. Fauzia Moslem, President of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad was present as the Chief Guest and Ms. Mahfuza Liza BPM, SP (Internal Affairs), Special Branch of Bangladesh Police was present as the Resource Person at the seminar. Beside this Ms. Shamima Afroze, District Judge, Nari O Shishu Nirjatan Domon Tribunal was present as the Guest of Honor. The program was presided over by Professor Dr. Farhana Helal Mehtab, Associate Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Chairperson, Complaint Committee, DIU.

Professor A. M.M. Hamidur Rahman, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, DIU, Dr. Liza Sharmin, Head, Dept.of English, Advocate Syeda Saleha Sultana were also present at the program.

Training session on Liberal Values: The art of being more tolerant!

Tolerance is an essential idea that allows people to live harmoniously together. It is not an easy job for a human being to comply with all the elements of tolerance rather than practicing it. Naturally, we feel comfortable fixing our own ideas and mock others’ ideas that lead us towards conflict, which is a violation of individual rights. Considering this statement and making young minds keep ready to get rid of it, Daffodil International University (DIU) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF Bangladesh) jointly organized a three-day long residential training session for its students.
Under this circumstance, we think it is better to develop some young minds with the maximum level of tolerance possible, who are more open to accepting others’ values, beliefs, and ideas, be part of an open society with a safe space to share their thoughts, and work to ensure individual rights in a harmonious society.

Cleaning & Awareness Campaign by DIU Voluntary Service Club

The general students along with the Volunteers club of DIU arranged the Cleaning & Awareness Campaign to keep the campus clean and green for all of its stakeholders. The cleanliness value was practically demonstrated through this campaign program.

Youth Summit on Ageing-2021: Digital Equity for All Ages
With the theme "Digital Equity for All Ages," the Social Business Students' Forum, Daffodil International University and Ageing Support Forum, Bangladesh jointly organized the 5th Edition of Youth Summit on Ageing-2021 at Daffodil International University.
Country's Renowned Economist , Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, PKSF joined the program as Chief Guest. Ms. Tasmima Hossain, Editor, The Daily Ittefaq, Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Founder & Chairman, DIU, Ms. Rabeya Begum, Executive Director, SDS, Shariatpur were present at the program as the special guests. The program was presided over by Major General (Rtd.) Jibon Kanai Das, Country Director, Sir William Beveridge Foundation.

Students of Daffodil International University washing her parents' feet after sweeping the feet of her parents promise to stay beside them at their older age at the ‘Parents Day’ held at Daffodil International University
To strengthen the triangular relationship of parents-students and teachers, Daffodil International University (DIU) organizes a program under the course of 'Art of Living' with parents titled "Parents Day" every year at DIU Permanent Campus. More than 5000 students, parents and guardians take part in the day-long program that starts with the national anthem of Bangladesh. Then the students take a formal oath to keep their parents always beside them and they would never send them to old homes.