The inauguration of Science Building and Science Group of Dhaka Commerce College was held with a colorful program at the college premises on 11 May 2019. The chief guest of the program was the Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology Architect Eyafes Osman. Before that the Minister unraveled the plaque of the fifteen storied Science Building.
The special guests in the program were the Chairman of Dhaka Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board Professor Md. Ziaul Haque, GB member and former Govt. Secretary AFM Sarwar Kamal, and GB member and first principal of Dhaka Commerce College Md. Shamsul Huda FCA. The program was presided over by the Chairman of Dhaka Commerce College Governing Body Professor Dr. Shafiq Ahmed Siddique. The welcome speech was delivered by the Principal (In-charge) of Dhaka Commerce College Professor Md. Shafiqul Islam.
The chief guest, in his speech, welcomed the new endeavor of Dhaka Commerce College for introducing Science Group for the first time. He said that to build Bangabondhu’s dream Bangladesh and to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to turn Bangladesh into a developed country within 2041 the government has taken realistic steps to spread scientific and technological education. He also included that science education is compulsory to execute the target of Digital Bangladesh. He further added that a new vista has been opened for Science Education at Dhaka Commerce College. He praised the infrastructure and learning environment of this college and wished this institution’s future progress which has already achieved the three time distinction under The National University.
The special guest Professor Md. Ziaul Haque expressed his amazement to see the working environment and student facilities of the college. He also added that Dhaka Education Board acknowledges the opening of science group at Dhaka Commerce College and appreciates the new journey of this college with Science Group. He promised to be with Dhaka Commerce College in spreading science education.
The Governing Body Chairman Professor Dr. Shafiq Ahmed Siddique said that the importance of science and technology is immense, and for this we need to impart scientific and technological knowledge to our students. He also said that Digital Bangladesh needs Students with scientific knowledge, and for the betterment of the ICT sector we need more skilled people and that requires a good number of students from Science background. He further added that Dhaka Commerce College has already introduced CSE Hons. and is going to introduce more science and ICT based courses in future. The education system and learning environment of Dhaka Commerce College can surely fulfill the demand.
In his welcome speech Principal (In-charge) Md. Shafiqul Islam said, “Today is a historical day for Dhaka Commerce College. With the opening of Science group in the science building, a new opportunity has been created for the spread of quality education in Mirpur.”
Meanwhile, Engineer Eyafes Osman, the honorable Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology inducted the Online News Portal of Dhaka Commerce College named ‘Dhaka Commerce College Darpon’. The special guest Professor Md. Ziaul Haque inaugurated the Online Admission and Online Tuition Fees Payment System of Dhaka Commerce College. Finally, the Online Video Portal of Dhaka Commerce College was inaugurated by the Chairman of Dhaka Commerce College Governing Body Professor Dr. Shafiq Ahmed Siddique.