Shammy Akhter Shikha wins Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial Student of the year Award (The Student of the Year, University of Dhaka)
The Department of Information Science and Library Management of the University of Dhaka has nominated Shammy Akhter Shikha for Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial Student of the Year Award 2021.
Ms Akter completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Information Science and Library Management in 2019 by obtaining the highest CGPA (3.94 on a scale of 4.00). She maintained her outstanding academic performance in each semester from beginning to end. She passed her both SSC and HSC examination from Vikarunnesa Noon School and College with a GPA of 5.00 in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
She is an active participant in different co-curricular activities organised by the department, residential hall, and the University. She completed her internship at Bangladesh National Scientific Technical Documentation Center (BANSDOC) and Central Library, University of Dhaka.
Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial LIS Academic of the year award and Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial Student of the Year Awards have been newly added to TLT initiative, recognising industry professionals’ achievements and academic excellence in LIS education. The award includes a crest, 10000 BDT, certificate and gifts by the event sponsor. Dr Md. Nazim Uddin was a senior manager and head, library and information services at International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) who passed away on 23 December 2020 in Dhaka due to complications from COVID-19. To remembrance his outstanding contribution to the LIS profession Dr Md. Nazim Uddin’s family is generously supporting this award prize money. Recipients of the award will be invited to an event at the Department of Information Science and Library Management, the University of Dhaka in due course. The Librarian Times wishes her a bright future and hopes this award will inspire her future endeavours.