UGC allocates Tk 321.4m to 19 public varsities

Dhaka,  Tue,  22 August 2017
Published : 16 May 2017, 00:12:43

UGC allocates Tk 321.4m to 19 public varsities

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Monday allocated supplementary funds of Tk 321.4 million to the country's nineteen public universities against forty-eight sub-projects.

To this effect, an agreement was signed between the UGC and the universities concerned at the UGC auditorium, said a UGC statement.

UGC chairman Prof Abdul Mannan was the chief guest in the signing ceremony.

The signing ceremony was also attended, among others, by UGC member Prof Dr Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, project director (additional secretary) of Higher Education Quality Enhancement project (HEQEP) Dr Gauranga Chandra Mohanta and UGC secretary Dr Md Khaled.

Vice-chancellors and sub-project managers of the universities concerned were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof Mannan urged the sub-project managers (SPM) of the respective universities to implement the sub-projects timely by properly utilising the funds allocated for the projects.

The universities which signed the agreement are Dhaka University, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Khulna University, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Jagannath University, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Chittagong  University of Engineering and Technology, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Comilla University, Sylhet Agricultural University, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University.
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