Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, in collaboration with the department of Architecture, Khulna University organized ARCHKU-Berger Award Program 2019 on January 20, 2019. The program was held at Mukto Moncho, Khulna University. The awardees were selected from the academic years 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
This award was introduced to inspire young architects through recognising their outstanding performance. Berger has been proactively recognising the talents in Architecture discipline of the country for years. The joint initiative of Berger Paints and Khulna University has created a prestigious competitive platform where the unique and brilliant performance of the Architecture students were highlighted and rewarded.
Professor Sadhan Ranjan Ghosh, Treasurer, Khulna University was the Chief Guest. The program coordinator Mr. Sheikh Sirajul Islam Hakim, Professor, Architecture Discipline, Khulna University welcomed the guests.
Special guest of the program Mrs. Rupali Chowdhury, Managing Director, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited thanked the students to show their interest to participate in this program and congratulated the winners of this unique competition.
Mr. Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, Senior General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, Professor Dr. Uttam Kumar Majumdar, Dean, Science, Engineering & Technology; Professor Dr. Khan Mahfuz-ud-Darain, Head, Architecture Discipline; Mohammad Sharif Hasan Limon, Director, Students Affairs of Khulna University also spoke on the occasion.
The winners received crests certificates and prize money as the recognition of their outstanding performance. Senior officials of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, Khulna University, prominent architects were also present. The event ended with a musical program. Apart from that an extension of existing MOU for next 5 years (till 2023) had been signed in presence of high officials of KU and BPBL