Agrani School and College
Agrani School and College a girls educational institution set up at Azimpur in Dhaka. Dr Kazi Anwara Mansoor established Azimpur Kindergarten an english-medium school on 21 January 1957 with only 14 students. It turned into the present Agrani School and College. In 1967 the Azimpur kindergarten school was upgraded and renamed as Agrani Girls School. Its medium of institution was Bangla. The college section with intermediate level courses in science, arts and commerce was introduced in 1994 and the authority changed the name of the institution as Agrani School and College. At present there are four thousand female students and 78 teachers in this institution. In the SSC and HSC Examinations, the average pass percentage of the students of this institution is 98 percent.
The pioneer Head Mistress Dr Kazi Anwara Mansoor discharged her responsibility from 1957 to 1987. She was conferred Begum Rokeya Padak, a state national award for her contribution to the expansion of female education. Later the government awarded Principal Rokeya Mannan of this institution the same prize. [Shaheedul Islam Biswas]