‘JU-Jabian’ became Champion in ‘3rd National Girls Programming Contest-2018’ held on October 22, 2018 at 71 auditorium of Daffodil International University.

Daffodil International University, in association with Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT and Bangladesh Computer Council, organized the contest.

Mustafa Jobbar, Minister, Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT and Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister of ICT Division of Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT were present as the chief guest and special guest and distributed prizes among the winners. Presided over by Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University , the function was also addressed by Begum Zuena Aziz, Secretary,  ICT Division of Ministry of Post Telecommunication and IT, Parthoprotin Deb, Executive Director, Engr. Md. Enamul Kabir, Director, Bangladesh Computer Council, Ms. Hosne Ara Begum, ndc, Managing Director (Secretary), Bangladesh High-Tech Park Authority and Professor Dr. S M Mahbub Ul Haque Majumder, Pro Vice Chancellor and Professor Dr. Syed Akther Hossen, Head, Department of CSE of Daffodil International University.

A total number of 102 team form School, College and University all around Bangladesh participated in this day long contest. The contest held in two categories. Catagort-1 participated by only Primary level students and Category-2 participated by High school, College and University level students. The contest continued for 5 hours at stress from 10.30 am to 3.30pm.  Before this final round, in regional contest 320 team participated in online competition and finally 102 team qualified for today’s national contest.

In the contest JU-Jabian team of Jahangirnagar University comprising with Sabera Mahmud Proma, Mir Noushin, Richita Khondoker became Champion while ‘Hooked On’ team of Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology comprising with Jannatul Ferdous, Hure Jannat Rafci and Safia Pervin became 1st Runner Up and ‘Fighters’ team of Chittagong University comprising with Asmaul Husna Choudhury, Nazifa Islam Progga and Nishat Sultana Choudhury became 2nd Runner Up.

In Primary Level Daffodil International School and Khilgaon National Ideal Schol win the prizes in the contest.

Addressing as chief guest Mr. Mustafa Jabber said, if you fight against modern world, you have to learn ICT knowledge. He gave emphasis on programming for enhancing ICT practice among young generation, especially girls. Mustafa Jabber also said that Bangladesh already has ahead in ICT sector. In future Bangladesh will be the leader in digital world. He expressed that ICT is the best profession for girl because this profession can be done from anywhere. In the meantime he gave emphasis on practicing ICT from very beginning of the life i.e Primary level, he added.

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