1990

1991

  • Started to sale computer accessories and operate as desktop publishers

1992

  • Started importing various spare parts and PC

1993

  • Daffodil started assembling CDCOM clone PC with imported parts from Singapore and Taiwan.

1994

  • Entered to Government & corporate market for IT product and solution

1995

  • DCL instigated the Super Store idea for the first time in Bangladesh, which created enormous enthusiasm in the ICT sector.
  • 5000 square feet attractive showroom at Kalabagan, Mirpur Road

1996

  • Started to represent Internationally reputed brands like HP Intel, Microsoft, Ingram Micro, Dr. Solomon Antivirus (which is now NAI), and Quantum etc.

1997

1998

  • Set upComputer Clinicto provide better services to the clients
  • DCL started operation in Sylhet and Khulna Division
  • Became partner of Ingram Micro South Asia (one of the largest distribution channels in the world)
  • DCL is appointed as a sole distributor of FIC (First International Corporation), Mitsumi, Chintax, APC brands, etc.

1999

  • DCL introduced first local brand PC named “Daffodil PC”

2000

  • First Job Portal www.jobsbd.com emerged in Bangladesh
  • First ISP www.daffodilonline.com was established
  • Daffodil Web & E-commercelaunched
  • Daffodil PC achieved 1SO 9002 Certification
  • DCL as 1st Bangladeshi IT Company awarded ISO 9000
  • Daffodil Computers Ltd. is appointed as HP corporate reseller and authorized service provider in Bangladesh
  • DIIT started operation in Chittagong Division & got approval from National University
  • DCL became the sole distributor of GIS (Geographic Information System) products

2001

  • DCL incorporated Daffodil SoftwareLtd.
  • DCL started its operation in Narayangong and Comilla
  • Training Wing DIIT started operation in Feni
  • Established Daffodil Multimedia
  • Published 1st Digital Magazine of Bangladesh Digibangla
  • Established Career Development Program (CDP) to give guidance and training to the unemployed youth
  • Daffodil PC faced the 2nd surveillance of ISO 9000 with more perfection

2002

  • Mr. Khan elected asPresident of “Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS)” for 2002-03
  • DCL converted itself into a Public Limited Company (by share) and share trading started at Chittagong Stock Exchange and later on at Dhaka Stock Exchange
  • Daffodil International University came into being with approval of the Ministry of Education under Private University Act of 1992
  • DSL was awarded for its contribution in Railway Reservation Ticketing Systems as Build, Operation and Transfer project (BOT) under Ministry of Communication, the largest IT project till to date

2003

2004

  • Daffodil Foundation (DF) was established to provide realistic solutions to the major educational, environmental, health & population problems
  • Daffodil took the ownership of “Technokids” Bangladesh and renamed it as Daffodil Technokids and now it is running as MyeKids.
  • Daffodil International Professional Training Institute (DIPTI) was established to provide professional training to unemployed as well as to professionals to develop skills.
  • Daffodil and Grameen jointly formed an IT training venture named DGITEL initiated by Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate of the country

2005

  • DIIT achieved “Academic Excellence Award” of NCC Education UK among 45 countries

2006

  • Started joint venture with popular Malaysian job portal Jobstreet.com
  • Established a new ventureJS e-Recruitment Limitedin Bangladesh
  • Daffodil International University achieved Beautification Award 2006 presented by the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh
  • BSDI got approval from BTEB to operate as Polytechnic Institute

2007

  • Started Sprout International School (English medium) which is now merged withDaffodil International School (DIS), Chandpur
  • Started joint collaboration with the prominent software company “Britesoft” of Malaysia
  • Achieved the “Academic Excellence Award” of NCC Education UK among 45 countries in the world

2008

2009

  • Daffodil International School (DIS) was established with the Chain School concept, with a plan to set up branches in 64 districts of Bangladesh

2010

  • DIIT Chittagong campus got approval as a Polytechnic institute
  • BSDI achieved affiliation from Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) to provide 4 years diploma in Textile Engineering
  • DIPTI achieved affiliation from U&I Alliance, University of Dhaka. Also got approval for other different courses from Bangladesh Technical Education Board.
  • Started new branch of DIS at Uttara, got affiliated with My e-Kids

2011

  • ASOCIO team headed by its Chairman visited Chairman of DIU at his Office
  • DIU Chairman attended 10th Asian University Presidents' Forum (AUPF)-2011
  • Daffodil International University achieved IEB Accreditation
  • DIIT got the University & Industry alliance (U&I) affiliation from University of Dhaka
  • BSDI has got Medical Technology Affiliation from Bangladesh Technical Education Board
  • DIS got approval from Edexcel as an official Edexcel Centre of Learning,
  • Established “DIPTI Business Management College (DBMC)”

2012

  • Daffodil International University achieved 3rd CMO Asia’s Best B- School Award-2012
  • Daffodil International University hosted ACM-ICPC Dhaka Regional
  • DIIT received 15 years partnership award from NCC.
  • BSDI got central approval from Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH, UK)
  • BSDI has been honored with the Award “Education Leadership” by IIT India
  • The Chairman gets elected thePresident of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industries(DCC)for the year 2013
  • A new course “Art of Living (AOL)” is introduced at DIU by the Chairman and a book is also published with the help of faculty

2013

  • Premiere International College started its operation
  • Daffodil Group, Malaysia started its operation in Malaysia
  • Admission.ac started its operation in Concord Tower, Pantha Path, Dhaka
  • BSDI set campus in Chandpur to provide technical and vocational courses under BTEB
  • DIIT launches new campus at Uttara.
  • DIPTI gets award from Bangladesh Air Force for Quality Training
  • Daffodil Group makes a joint venture agreement with BBP Advisory Limited (Japan) to set up new venture “Daffodil Japan Institute of Technology (DJIT)
  • The Chairman unveiled his first book named ”Handbook of Entrepreneurship Development” by the honorable President on 6th November 2013
  • DIU Permanent campus started its full fledged operation
  • He has been the President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for the year
  • Initiated E2K project for creating 2000 new entrepreneurs through DCCI, where DIU was the key sponsor

2014

  • D. Litt. Degree was conferred by DIU on Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder and Chancellor of KIIT University and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), India in 4th Convocation at Permanent Campus
  • Started a restaurant cum convention centre names Startup Restaurant & Café in Dhanmondi
  • Started Bangladesh Venture Capital Limited (BVCL)
  • Bangla version of ‘Handbook of Entrepreneurship Development’ published
  • Bangladesh Business Angel Network (BBAN) formed and Chairman, Daffodil Group was elected as the President
  • In house Multimedia College, Malaysia came into being
  • Published his Bengali book “Uddokta Unnayan Nirdeshika”

2015

  • Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) and Daffodil International University signed an agreement to support skill development centers of BSCIC situated at different places of the country. Daffodil will set up Industrial Innovation Park in Gazaria in Munshiganj District on 15 acres of land to turn the youths trained up at BSCIC centers into Entrepreneurs.
  • Daffodil International University (DIU) observed the Global Money Week 2015 in association with the Ministry of Education and Bangladesh Bank.
  • Daffodil Family Day’was observed at Ashulia in the permanent campus of Daffodil International University.
  • Daffodil Group achieved the “Best Pavilion Award” in the Bangladesh ICT EXpo 2015.
  • Bangladesh Skill Development Institute inaugurated the Chandpur Campus
  • Daffodil International College, ChandpurCampus got permission from Board
  • Daffodil International University (DIU) created a world record by contributing more than 3 Lac words at Google Translation Service under Google Developers Group Bangla (GDG Bangla).
  • Daffodil International University and IamSMEofBangladesh signed an agreement where DIU will support the members ofIamSMEofBangladeshwith required training and knowledge as knowledge partner.
  • Daffodil International University and Kauffman Foundation agreed to work together to help young entrepreneurs through hands-on business development program FastTrac
  • Mr. Khan attended the International Conference on “Internationalization of Higher Education and Quality Assurance- Trends and Challenges (IHEQA’15) as a Keynote Speaker held in Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore, India held from January 9-10, 2015.DIIT got Pearson EdExcel Accreditation
  • Mr. Khaninaugurated Business & IT Festival III-2015 as guest of Honor held from April 18-20, 2015 at Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan, Malaysia.
  • DIU delegation attend the 1st International Joint Conference of Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Ireland (IJCIMBI) collaboratively being hosted by the four universities Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia (UUI), Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Daffodil International University (DIU, Bangladesh) and Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT, Ireland) held onApril 27-28, at Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia – Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
  • Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (APAO) to be held at DIU.
  • Mr. Khan wasappointed as theVisitingProfessorat Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia (UUI)
  • Google Education Group (GEG) landed in Bangladesh and started it’s journey with ‘GEG Dhaka South’
  • DIU delegates attend the Launching Ceremony of Global Access Asia in South Korea.
  • Organized RAOWA- Jobsbd Career Fest-2015.
  • Mr. Khan joined WITSA Global Trade Committee Meeting hosted by NASSCOM held at Delhi, India from December 04-05, 2015 as the Chairman of Global Trade Committee of World IT Services Alliances (WITSA) & Director of WITSA.
  • WITSA President visited Bangladesh and was present in Freelancer’s Meet hosted by DIA.
  • House of Lords recognized GMW 2015 which was lead in Bangladesh by DIU

2016

  • 5th Convocation of DIU held
  • Cardio Care Specialized Hospital is acquired
  • Daffodil IT Park and BSCIC started its operation
  • Daffodil Education Network Uttara started it's grand operation.
  • Jobsbd.com started with new opportunities and extended services for job seekers/employers
  • DIU Chairman Mr. Khan joined as Convocation Speaker at the 23rd Convocation of Panpacific University, Philippines
  • Jobsbd.com started its Chittagong Office
  • DIU Initiated Apprentice Program
  • DIU Initiated Change Together
  • Career Fest 2016 took place by DIU, in association with Jobsbd.com
  • DIU Industry Academia Lecture Series initiated by DIU
  • Department of Entrepreneurship, DIU organized “StartUp Expo-2016” in association with Bangladesh Venture Capital Ltd. (BVCL), Innovation and Incubation Center (IIC) and Career Development Center (CDC).
  • DIU BNCC platoon inaugurated in DIU
  • Golf Café is launched at DIU permanent campus
  • DIU represents Bangladesh at ACD High-Level Meeting in Thailand
  • DIU observed the Global Money Week-2016 in association with Bangladesh Bank.
  • ‘Food for People app’ won The National Final of Get in the Ring (GITR)— a Global startup competition
  • DIU Chairman attended prestigious ACE summit-USA
  • Art of Parents Day celebrated in DIU
  • Grand reception to winners of National Hackathon 2016
  • DIU Chairman re-elected as the Director of World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) and Chairman of Global Trade Committee, WITSA
  • DIU Strategic Policy and Implementation Plan held in Cox’s Bazar

2017

  • DIU Initiated Daffodil Institute of Social Sciences (DISS)
  • “Are You the Next Startup” is initiate to develop 500 new Entrepreneur from countrywide
  • Daffodil Brand Shop has been inaugurated
  • A Pharmaceutical Company named Newtec Pharmaceuticals Limited is acquired
  • 6th Convocation of DIU held
  • DIU celebrated its 15th Foundation Anniversary
  • IELTS examination venue has been setup at DIU at its Daffodil Tower
  • DIU Chairman joined GEC-2017 in South Africa
  • Three days long ‘International Summit on Employability & Soft Skills’ ISESS-2017 held at DIU
  • A team of 22 students from University of Oxford, UK visited visited DIU under CCP
  • 1st DIU Inter University Cultural Festival 2017 held
  • DIU DEF hosted "Daffodil Entrepreneurs MeetUp-2017"
  • Social Business Design Lab launched at DIU
  • DIU hosted ‘WCIT 2016 recommendations for IT education’ at BICC
  • Honey Fair held at DIU
  • Unveiling of book “A Journey towards Entrepreneurship” written by Mr. Md. Sabur Khan held
  • DISS-KISS MOU signed
  • Received World Congress of IT (WCIT) 2017 Merit Award for Daffodil International University.
  • His commitment towards the development in the field of business, entrepreneurship, leadership and human resources development have attached him as Visiting Professor with a lot of foreign universities from Malaysia, Indonesia, India, and Kyrgyzstan.
  • He has been awarded honorary professorship from Adam University (Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics), Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; and Issyk-Kul State University, Karakol, Kyrgyzstan, and honorary Doctorate degree from two Kyrgyz universities: Ala-Too International University, Bishkek and Naryn State University, Naryn.