MoniMix Plus Khude Biggyani Award 2023


The second Deepto TV-SMC MoniMix Plus Khude Biggyani Award 2023 was held on March 14, 2023 at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka. This year, six selected little scientists were awarded in recognition of their credible achievements in science and ICT. Architect Yeafesh Osman, Honorable Minister for Ministry of Science and Technology graced the event as the Chief Guest while Mr. Farid Ahmed, Secretary, Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, Dr. Jahir Uddin Ahmed, Director, SMC and SMC EL Board, Mr. Toslim Uddin Khan, MD and CEO, SMC, Dr. Umme Salma Jahan Meena, Family Health Team Lead, USAID Bangladesh and Mr. Kazi Zahedul Hasan, MD, Deepto TV, were present as the guests of honor. The event took festive mood with the participation of high dignitaries of the government and development agencies, celebrities, popular TV artists, educationists, different cultural groups along with child artists. During the program, the little scientists displayed their science and ICT projects at the lobby of the event venue and they answered questions and queries of the visitors. Congratulating the little scientists for their great achievements, Mr. Yeafesh Osman called upon all concerned to invest more in science and ICT as well as children for the advancement of the country. Dr. Jahir Uddin Ahmed expressed gratitude to the chief guest and distinguished guests for joining the event. SMC has been working to improve health and well-being of women, children and families since its birth in 1974, he opined. Applauding the winners, Mr. Toslim Uddin Khan, MD and CEO of SMC said the overwhelming presence of high dignitaries, policy makers and celebrities in today's program shows their commitment and support to the little scientists and their innovative work. SMC will continue to work in support of this type of initiative to bring out the best in children, he added. Dr. Umme Salma Jahan Meena of USAID Bangladesh praised SMC for the innovative work like MoniMix Plus Khude Biggyani Award. USAID has been pleased to be part of this great initiative, she stated.