A total of 11 students of Dhaka University (DU) were awarded with the Prime Minister’s (PM) Gold Medal-2017 by the
University Grants Commission (UGC) in recognition of their outstanding results.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handed over the gold medals among the DU students at Shapla Hall at her office on July 25 last at the prize giving ceremony, a DU press release said today (29 July).
The awardees are: Umme Sumaiya of Theater and Performance Studies Department , Md Sharif Hossain of Mathematics Department, Nasrin Akhter of Law Department, Rasheda Akhtar Rupa of Management Information Systems Department, Shah Md Azimul Ehsan of Public administration Department, Pausali Saha of Pharmacy Department, Md Mahmudul Hasan of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Department, Tamanna Mehran Shimu of Geology Department, Md Samiul Islam of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Harendranath Roy of Oriental Art Department, Maisha Samiha Hossain of Medicine and Surgery Department.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman attended the function.
A total of 163 students from different universities (both public and private) got Prime Minister’s Gold Medal in 2017.
The Prime Minister Gold Medal was introduced in 2005 as an effort to encourage talented students of the country’s universities.