More than a thousand students of the college will benefit from this initiative with more opportunity to learn and gain knowledge, reads a press release.
bKash CEO Kamal Quadir formally inaugurated the modern digital library at the college premises on Friday.
Mostaq Hossain, Jashore College’s principal; Major General (retd) Sheikh Md Monirul Islam, bKash’s Chief External and Corporate Affairs Officer; Mahfuz Sadique, bKash’s Chief Communications Officer; and Advocate Mahmud Hasan Bulu, Jashore College’s Governing Body Member, were among those in attendance.
Four new computers, an advanced technology laser photocopier, and other required equipment have been installed in the library to provide students with the chance to learn information technology. The library has also been tastefully furnished to provide pupils with a comfortable reading environment.
The development of this library infrastructure has created opportunities for collecting, storing and reading more books.
As part of its corporate responsibility, bKash has been associated with Bishwo Shahitto Kendro since 2014 to cultivate the habit of reading books among the next generation.
bKash has distributed 253,600 books among students from 2,900 educational institutions. These books have benefited 2.6 million readers till now.
bKash has also been working with Bangla Academy as the key sponsor of Ekushey Book Fair for the previous five years. In addition, the MFS provider has been offering cash back at the book fair for the last eight years to encourage people to buy books.