Dr. Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal launched at Dept. of ISLM, University of Dhaka
TLT, 22 August 2019
Another Gold Medal named “Dr Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal” has been established in the Department of Information Science and Library Management at the University of Dhaka. Ms Asuma Begum, wife of Late Dr Md. Azizul Hakim founded Dr Md. Azizul Hakim Memorial Gold Medal Trust Fund. On the occasion, a cheque handover ceremony was held on July 31, 2019, at 10:00 am at the Office of the Honorable Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka. A cheque worth BDT. 10 lac was handed over to Professor Dr Md. Kamal Uddin, Treasurer, the University of Dhaka with the presence of Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dr Md. Akhtaruzzaman. Professor Dr Abu Md. Delwar Hosain, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Md. Enamuzzaman, Registrar (Acting), Professor Dr Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq, Chairman of the Department and family members of Dr Md. Azizul Hakim were present in the ceremony. Other faculty members of the Department were also present in the program.
This gold medal will be awarded to the highest CGPA achiever in B.A. (Hons.) final examination of the Department from 2019-2020 academic year.
Dr Azizul Hakim was born on 4 January 1949 in Alamdanga Thana under Chuadanga district. He completed a Post-Graduate Diploma and a Master degree from the Department of Library Science of the University of Dhaka. Later, he achieved a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from the Department of Library and Information Science in 1996. His research topic was “History, Problems and Prospects of Public Libraries in Bangladesh”. Dr Azizul Hakim died on October 4, 2012, in Khulna.