Islamic University Nutrition Club, Kushtia
Islamic University is one of the major public universities in Bangladesh and the largest seat of higher education in the south-west part of the country. It is a major international center for an excellent integration of Islamic Studies with the General Studies and Studies of Modern Science and Technology. The university provides both the local and foreign students with the facilities of undergraduate studies, postgraduate research and teaching. The standard of teaching is high and the facilities both for academic and extracurricular activities are of good quality. It is a campus oriented university, where the academic and administrative buildings, residential halls and gymnasium, central cafeteria and auditorium all are on one self-contained 175-acre site at Shantidanga-Dulalpur, beside the Kushtia-Khulna highway and about 24 kms south and 22 kms north of respectively the Kushtia and Jhenidah district-towns.
Islamic University, have started its academic activities on June 28, 1986. Now it has about ten thousand regular students studying in twelve Academic Departments under five Faculties. The main objective for establishing Islamic University is “to provide for instruction in theology and other fields of Islamic Studies and comparative jurisprudence and such other branches of learning at Graduate and Postgraduate level as the University may think fit and make provision for research including Post-Doctorate research and training for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge”. [Clause 5(a), the Islamic University Act 1980(37)]
Nutrition Club Launched by BIID at Islamic University
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) & The Department of Applied Nutrition & Food Technology (ANFT), Islamic University, Kushtia jointly launched the Nutrition Club initiative to foster engagement of youth in nutrition at Islamic University Kushtia on 15th November, 2016. Dr. Md. Shamsul Alam, Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Technology (ANFT), IU, Kushtia Joined as Chief Guest. Special guest was Mr. Shahid Uddin Akbar, CEO, BIID. Nutrition Club will promote awareness building among the communities in rural areas and build capacity of youth groups on nutrition related issues. A training session organized by BIID for the Nutrition Club members. The initiative supported by INGENAES/USAID. Other faculties & students of Islamic University were present at that occasion. BIID jointly with Nutrition Club arranged a nutrition awareness campaign at University Laboratory School, Islamic University, Kushtia on 16th November, 2016.