‘RTV SMC MoniMix Award - 2020’ held


‘RTV SMC MoniMix Award – 2020’ feels proud to recognize the illustrious contributions made by individuals and organizations in the field of child development.

Like every year the award givng ceremony was held in a local hotel on January 23, 2021. The event was ennobled by the presence of popular national celebrities, educationists, development partners, members of the civil society and dignitaries from the government and semi-government organizations along with senior SMC officials. Like previous years, this award giving ceremony was live on RTV screen and its Facebook page as well./span>

In recognition of its outstanding contribution in the child development sector in Bangladesh, five ingenious individuals and one organization were honored with the RTV-SMC MoniMix Inspirational Award 2020. Awardees in the individual category included: educationist Mr. Lutfar Rahman, this educationist known as the 'Master of One Taka' for his contribution to childhood education; Ms. Syeda Munira Islam, a social worker for her exceptional contribution to children with special needs; Mr. Dilip Chakraborty, national athlete for his contribution to children sports; Mr. Ashikuzzaman Ashik, an educationist for running a school exclusively for Munda Community and Mr. Sadat Rahman for developing a mobile application to prevent cyber bullying. In the organization category, Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts (BAFA) was also awarded for its commendable role in its respective field.

Mr. M. A. Mannan MP, Planning Minister; Mr. KM Khalid, State Minister for Cultural Affairs; Dr. Md. Enamur Rahman, State Minister, Disaster Management and Relief; Mr. Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh; Mr. Ito Naoki, Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh; Mr. Guner Ureya, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to Bangladesh and Mr. Syed Ashique Rahman, CEO of RTV spoke on the occasion.

Mr. Siddiqur Rahman Choudhury, Chairman of the Board of Directors of SMC; Mr. Md. Ali Reza Khan, Managing Director & CEO, SMC and Dr. Alia El Mohandes, Senior Health Advisor of USAID Bangladesh addressed the audience through video messages. Mr. Toslim Uddin Khan, Chief of Program Operations of SMC joined the program and shared his remarks in the event.