On 29th October 2019, 10 students of Asian University For Women received scholarship from IDLC & Prothom Alo Trust. IDLC Finance Limited sponsors scholarships of 10 students every year as per a MoU with Prothom Alo trust since 2018. This year, 10 new students of 2019 batch were felicitated & given scholarship under Odditiya’s banner.
CEO and MD of IDLC Finance Limited Arif Khan, Editor of Prothom Alo, Matiur Rahman were present at the event. Students from Bangladesh, India, Bhutan and Pakistan performed in the cultural part of the evening.
CEO and MD of IDLC Finance Limited Arif Khan said, “Being the largest & most responsible financial institution we always try to contribute to the socioeconomic development of our country. We took this initiative from that feeling of responsibility & to help women evolve economically with the help of education.”
Editor of Prothom Alo, Matiur Rahman said “AUW started with 130 students from 6 different countries, now it has almost 900 students from 19 countries. There is a cultural exchange happening in the campus of the university. That itself is a very big achievement.” Students who received scholarship from “Odditiya” Reception are all from lower income family & they are first from their family to get higher education.