Meeting between UGC and four universities on proposed ADB project held

Meeting between UGC and four universities on proposed ADB project held

A meeting between UGC and four universities of the country was held today (12 March 2018) at UGC auditorium. Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC presided over the meeting. Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Members, UGC, Professor Dr. Saiful Islam, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Professor Dr. M. Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor, Jessore University of Science and Technology, Professor Dr. M. M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, East West University, Dr. Md. Khaled, Secretary, UGC and representative of University of Dhaka, among others were present. At the meeting, they discussed various issues about the proposed ADB project on IT parks for employment and innovation.

UGC Chairman, in his remarks, said that the proposed project will play a significant role for country’s human resource development in IT sector. He also said ADB wants Vice Chancellors’ commitment to initiate the project and urged the university top management to start civil works as early as possible.

Under this project, the four universities would be able to produce quality graduates and contribute a lot to develop Bangladesh as a mid level income generating country by 2021.