Mominul Islam, Managing Director & CEO, IPDC Finance Limited; Motiur Rahman, Editor, Daily Prothom Alo; Professor Kaykobad, computer scientist, teacher, columinst and writer; Anisul Haque, author, screenwriter, novelist and dramatist, Associate Editor, Daily Prothom Alo; Nasima Akhter, Principal, Biddamoyi Government High School, Mymensingh; Shahan Ara Begum, Principal, Ideal School & College, Motijheel; Lutfunnisa Khanom, Assistant Teacher, Jamal Khan Kushumkumari Girls High School, Chattogram; and Ayman Sadik, Founder, Ten Minute School, were present during the inauguration ceremony.
All Bangladeshi nationals, aged 18 years or above, can nominate his/her primary or secondary level school teacher as a ‘Priyo Shikkhok’. The nominated teachers’ age must be at least 40 and can be actively teaching or retired. A nominee can submit up to three nominations. To nominate a ‘Priyo Shikkhok’, one has to fill up the nomination form, which is available in www.priyoshikkhok.com, and send it electronically or by mail. Submissions open from 5th October till 5th November, 2020.
This initiative was first organized in 2019 to establish a stronger societal honor of primary and secondary level school-teachers and their contribution to the society.