08 October 2023Back
Summit extends support for music schooling of underprivileged children
Photo caption: Summit pledges its continued support for music schooling of underprivileged students through Music for Development (MfD). (From left) Azeeza Aziz Khan ACCA, Director of Summit Group, Engr Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director of Summit Power Ltd (SPL), Prof Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya, Chairperson and Dr Tibra Ali, Volunteer Treasurer of MfD.
(Dhaka) 8th October, 2023, Sunday: To integrate underprivileged children to cultural life and to give them hope for the future, Summit has pledged grants to Music for Development (MfD) programme of Shurer Dhara. On behalf of Summit Power, Eng Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director and Prof Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, Chairperson of Shurer Dhara signed the grant agreement at Summit Centre, Dhaka.
“At Summit, we deeply believe that children’s access to performing arts, regardless of their backgrounds, will enrich social cohesion. I would like to thank MfD’s esteemed Board of Trustees, brilliant music teachers, volunteers and children for their endeavour.” remarked Azeeza Aziz Khan ACCA, Director of Summit Group and Member, CSR Committee.
Summit has been supporting the Music for Development (MfD) programme of Shurer Dhara, for over 12 years which integrates performing arts schooling along with regular subjects for the underprivileged children. Many alumni of MfD are now graduates while some are presently attending colleges and universities.
Among senior officials Dr Tibra Ali, Volunteer Treasurer of MfD, from Summit - Salim Khan, Karishma Jahan, Chief Legal Counsel, Engr AKM Asadul Alam Siddique, Sr General Manager, Col Jawad-Ul Islam (Retd), Sr General Manager - Admin and Lt Col Md Abul Kalam Azad (Retd), Deputy General Manager - Chairman’s Office were also present at the signing ceremony.
About Music for Development (MfD): Music for Development (MfD) is a unique programme under the Shurer Dhara music school initiated by Prof Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, the famed Rabindra sangeet singer. The school has transformed the lives of many underprivileged children from Dhaka’s slums through the power of music education. More information: www.musicfordevelopment.net
About Summit’s CSR activities: Summit is the largest infrastructure conglomerate in Bangladesh and we believe in making a positive impact on the communities where we operate through our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. We have long-standing partnerships with several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to support projects that improve access to education, arts & culture, sports, healthcare and social services for underprivileged individuals. Summit has a CSR Committee represented by senior leadership of the company and has been awarded for its effort. www.summitpowerinternational.com
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