A modern approach to technical education is the key to solving Unemployment. Unemployment is a major social problem in Bangladesh, and technical education is the key to overcoming it. Daffodil Polytechnic Institute is working towards this goal by providing quality technical education to the youth of the country. With more than 1,500 students, 10 departments, and over 75 skilled and experienced full-time teachers, the institute is dedicated to transforming the youth of the country into skilled manpower.
As a modern approach to technical education Located in the heart of Dhaka City, the institute has been working to transform skilled human resources in various engineering fields since 2006. The Principal of the institute stated that the aim of the polytechnic is to contribute to the development of skilled manpower to support the vision of the honorable prime minister as a modern polytechnic outside of the traditional genre. Daffodil Polytechnic offers several modern and advanced services to its students. These include state-of-the-art facilities, such as modern and spacious labs for each department, so that students can practice creativity, a ‘One Student One Laptop’ project to help students to be innovative, and a ‘Job Placement Cell’ to ensure internships and jobs for the students. The institute also encourages students to develop themselves as entrepreneurs through its “Entrepreneurship Development Cell”
One of the institute’s alumni shared that the institute also provides government monthly stipends, free books, merit scholarships, and special scholarships for female students. The institute also offers a ‘Student Guardian Life Insurance’ to ensure risk-free Diploma Engineering education and after completion, students get the opportunity to study at the ‘Daffodil International University‘ for higher education with financial benefits.
Apart from the traditional educational system, the institute conducts three courses under the supervision of experienced teaching staff with the aim of acquiring exceptional education to position the students in the current competitive job market. The three courses are Art of Living, Business English, and Employability Skills.
Daffodil Polytechnic also established two different centers for student development, including the Inclusive Learning Cell so that everyone gets an equal learning opportunity, and the Innovation Cell to enhance students’ critical thinking. The institute also conducts regular project fairs where students share their creative project ideas and regular industry visits. With partnerships with many foreign universities and polytechnics across the world, Daffodil Polytechnic provides students and teachers with the opportunity to attend international academic exchange programs in different international polytechnics around the world.
Overall, Daffodil Polytechnic Institute is dedicated to providing a modern approach to technical education to the youth of the country and transforming them into skilled manpower. With its advanced facilities, industry links, and career-focused services, the institute is working to overcome the curse of unemployment in Bangladesh and contribute to the country’s economic development.