Devthon 1.0 - Inter-university Development Case Competition
Development Leaders’ Club’s ‘Devthon’ is to engage the young participants to run an innovative development marathon, that will engage them in pursuits of the endeavor in development field reflecting the ideas of a golden age with inspirations from our founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and BUP Development Leaders’ Club of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) are going to organize a National event for Development enthusiasts titled ‘Devthon 1.0’ to be held from 11 to 12 February 2020 (Tuesday to Wednesday). The outcome of the competition will certainly contribute to enhance extra-curricular activities of BUP students and boost up the inter-university student relations and cooperation through acquiring case solving & writing skills. The aim of the programme is to provide necessary instructions and guidelines for planning, preparation and conduct related to various administrative arrangements and functional aspects for smooth execution of Devthon 1.0. There will be 2 segments, Development Case Competition & Essay Writing Competition; the Essay Writing Competition will consist of 2 rounds and final round presentation will take place in Bijoy Auditorium. The Development Case Competition segment will consist of 3 rounds- Online round, Semi-Final & Final Round presentations which will take place in Classrooms and Bijoy Auditorium including Prize giving ceremony & Gala Dinner in this total of 3 days of the competition. The Semi-Final of Devthon 1.0 will be held on 8 February 2020 (Saturday) in Class rooms (CR-501, 502, 503 & 504) of BUP.
Final Round Presentations & Prize Giving ceremony will be held on 11 & 12 February 2020 (Tuesday to Wednesday) in Bijoy Auditorium, BUP Mirpur Cantt. Chief Guest of the closing ceremony will be Major General Md Emdad-Ul-Bari, ndc, psc, te, VC, BUP, Prof. M Abul Kashem Mozumder, PhD, Pro-VC, BUP will be the Special Guest, Dr. Atiur Rahman, Ex-governor of Bangladesh Bank and Professor, Bangabandhu Chair, University of Dhaka will be the Key Note Speaker and Brigadier General A K M Iqbal Azim, ndc, psc, G+, PhD, Dean, FASS will be the Chief Advisor.
Around 200 participants from different Public and Private universities & colleges of Bangladesh including around 20 host students of BUP will be taking part in this competition.