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ADUST students can pay academic fees thru bKash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 10 April, 2022 12:00 AM
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ADUST students can pay academic fees thru bKash
Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Zahangir Alam and bKash General Manager (Education Payment) Md Mahbubur Rahman Chowdhury exchange documents after signing an agreement in the capital recently.

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Students of Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology (ADUST) will be able to pay their admission, tuition and other academic fees through bKash.

In this regard, ADUST signed an agreement with bKash Limited in order to facilitate the payment of admission fees for the university’s students, said a press release.

Prof Dr Md Zahangir Alam, Vice-Chancellor of Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology and Md Mahbubur Rahman Chowdhury, General Manager Education Payment of bKash signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations.

As a result of the agreement signed, students of ADUST will now have increased convenience in making payments of admission fees instantly from their mobile phones.

This will significantly reduce the hassles faced by students. This facility is likely to be extended for other types of fee collections as well.

Atish Dipankar University of Science and Technology is one of the leading private universities in the country and wants to contribute to the society by creating further opportunities through innovative initiatives which lead to the academic, personal and social development of students resulting to a full and balanced maturity in leadership, diversity and citizenship of the country.

bKash, a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, is a mobile money platform providing financial services nationwide. Registered users easily send and receive money, do grocery shopping and make bill payments using bKash from their mobile phones, and can now just as easily make payments of university admission fees by using bKash from their mobile phones by simply dialing *247# for bKash Mobile Menu and pay using “Payment” option. bKash mobile financial service is currently available on Robi, Grameenphone, Banglalink and airtel networks.

On behalf of ADUST, Liakat Sikdar, Chairman, Board of Trustees, virtually present on the ceremony.

Prof Dr Md Zahangir Alam, Vice Chancellor, Registrar Md Adbul Kayum Sarder, Controller of Examinations Md Kamran Chowdhury, Advisor (IMC) Shaharul Alam Mina and other officers were present on the occasion.

On behalf of bKash,  Md Md Mahbubur Rahman Chowdhury, General Manager Education Payment, ATM Mahbub Alam, Executive Vice President and HoD and Raiyaan Mahmood, Deputy General Manager, Education Payment Stg. and Business Development were present on the occasion.