Author: Asif Iqbal

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan inaugurates 16th AUAP Learning and Sharing Forum in Philippines

Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, DIU & Daffodil Family inaugurated the 16th AUAP Learning and Sharing Forum. Dr. Khan is the Chief Guest of 16th AUAP Learning and Sharing Forum. The program is held on February 5, 2019, at Dakak Park and Beach Resort in Philippines. The event is hosted by Jose Rizal Memorial State University (JRMSU), Philippines. This is his first representation as 2nd Vice President of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP). Dr. Khan has presented his keynote speech as Chief Guest with the title “Technology and Digitization of Higher Education in Asia-Pacific Region: […]

Day long Industrial Tour to Meghna Group of Industries

Under the supervision of Mr. Asif Iqbal and Beauty Akter, Lecturer, Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU, led the team. Around 15 students of the course Supply Chain Management was with them. Meghna Group welcomed the delegates and students and highly appreciate their initiatives The students visited Sugar Mill, Cement Factory and Beverage plant which are industrial and production hub of Meghna Group of Bangladesh, a 700 acres area of production plant. Mr. Syed Hassan Jamin, Sr DGM of Factory Complex presented a presentation and shown the documentary of Meghna Group regarding their production procedures and many aspects of technology […]

Startup Grind | DIU hosts a session on “HR- the key to business sustainability”

Startup Grind | DIU hosted Mr. Md. S M Ahbabur Rahman, Deputy General Manager(HR), Pandughar Group for the session on “HR- the key to Business Sustainability” on 31 January 2019 in association with Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU. The session was opened with brief information about Startup Grind by Asif Iqbal who is the Director of Startup Grind DIU. The keynote speaker was Md. S M Ahbabur Rahman, Deputy General Manager(HR), Pandughar Group, who is having more than 12 years of professional experience in Human Resources Management and Mr. Ahbab obtained “HR Guru Award” from Stamford University, Bangladesh. Beauty […]

DIU celebrates 17th anniversary

Daffodil International University (DIU) organised a two-day gala event on its Ashulia permanent campus to celebrate the university’s 17th founding anniversary. This gala event includes A weeklong inter-department sports competition, math Olympiad, inter-university cultural competition, IT quiz, project showcasing and exhibition. The main event included bus rally, pitha utsab, blood donation programme, discussion panels, picnic, tree plantation, games and sports, raffle draw, and musical soiree with participation of students. Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), was present as the chief guest. Dr. Md Sabur Khan, chairman of DIU Board of Trustees and Daffodil Family, presided over the ceremony. […]

“Startup Idea for Fund” held at DIU

The Final Pitching Session of “Startup Idea for Fund” Season-01 was held on 21st January 2019 at Auditorium-71 of DIU. Fourteen (14) groups of Entrepreneurs presented their final pitching in front of judges, investors and prospective entrepreneurs. More than one hundred innovative ideas were submitted. Out of which only fifty-six (56) ideas got the chance to pitch their idea. Fourteen (14) groups of Entrepreneurs presented their final pitching in front of judges, investors and prospective entrepreneurs. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Honorable Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU was present in the program as Chief Guest and Judge where Mr. Syed Mizanur […]


The Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, DIU, organized an industrial visit and tour to the industrial area of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited in Chandra, Kaliakoir, Gazipur on 7th January, 2019. Under the supervision of Honorable Chairman Dr. Md Sabur Khan, Board of Trustee (BoT) led the team, Around 40 students and high officials from the Daffodil Family formed a part of this trip.  The University delegates and students were welcomed by the authorities of Walton Group. The students visited all the manufacturing plants of Walton which is an industrial and production hub of Walton Group Bangladesh, a 13 kilometer area […]

Department of Innovation and Entreprneurship, DIU has published an online magazine

For the first time, an online magazine on Entrepreneurship named “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Practices“ has been published by the Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University.  The purpose of this publication is to support the idea of entrepreneurship development by providing a forum for sharing ideas and challenges on the way to developing this industry. A team of nine people worked from the very beginning for the publication. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan is the Editor-in-chief of this publication. The other members include Dr. Mohammed Masum Iqbal, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship;  Mr. Mohammad Shibli Shahriar, Associate Professor & Head, Department […]

DIU and NASCIB Jointly Organized a Seminar on ​”Diversified Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh”

Daffodil International University (DIU) and National Association of Small & Cottage Industries of Bangladesh (NASCIB) have jointly organized a seminar on 13 November 2018 on “Diversified Investment Opportunities in Bangladesh”. The seminar was held at NASCIB Conference Room under the Chairmanship of NASCIB President. Mr. Mirza Nurul Ghani Shovon, Mr. Md. Enamul Hoque, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Industries was the Chief Guest in the program while Mr. Abu Taher Khan, Director, Career Development Center (CDC) was the Special Guest. The Keynote paper was presented by Mr. A.Z.M Azizur Rahman, Ex-Member, BEPZA, Mrs. Beauty Akter, Lecturer, Department of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, […]

USIM hosts Global Entrepreneurship Camp- 2019

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) hosts Global Entrepreneurship Camp in 2019 (08-18 February 2019) jointly with Daffodil International University (DIU) atUSIM, Malaysia. During the past four decades, the world has witnessed the most powerful emergence of entrepreneurial activities in the world. Young entrepreneurs are now described as aggressive catalysts for changing the world of business. Global development is entering into a phase where entrepreneurship is increasingly playing a vital role by contributing new jobs to the economy, thus offsetting large-scale unemployment and reducing the disadvantaged in many parts of the world. As such, if youth take on the challenge to become […]

Hult Prize- 2019 on Campus Grand Finale held at DIU

The final round on-campus competition of the Hult Prize is popularly known as student’s Nobel Prize worldwide was held for the 2nd time at Daffodil International University on 8th December 2018. In the final round, The Team “Craftiques” won the Final of On-Campus Hult Prize at Daffodil International University. First Runner-up is “Aspire” and Second Runner Up is “ Swadhin Nari”. Based on different criteria’s of evaluation Daffodil International University is the number one in the world this year among 1200+ universities and the total number of registered participants was 580. So, winning three teams will get the opportunity to […]