UGC selected 4 renowned researchers as UGC Professor
University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh has selected four renowned researchers of the country as UGC Professor for the next two years. The decision was unanimously taken at a meeting held with UGC Chairman Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah in the Chair on 06 August 2019.
The selected UGC Professors were- Dr. Fakrul Alam, Retired Professor of English Department, University of Dhaka, Dr. Khorshed Ahmed Kabir, Retired Professor of Nuclear Engineering, University of Dhaka, Dr. ABM Abdullah, Retired Professor of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and Dr. Md. Abdul Mannan Akanda, ex-Vice Chancellor and Retired Professor of Plant Pathology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University.
According to UGC Professorship guideline, retired renowned researchers of Bangladesh are given UGC Professorship. The UGC Professor will receive a monthly honorium, which shall be equivalent to the highest monthly salary of a selection grade professor. The UGC professor will be attached to a university or an approved research institution of his/her choice.
UGC Members Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain, Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr. Md. Sazzad Hossain, Professor Dr. Muhammed Alamgir; National University Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Harun-or-Rashid, Jessore University of Science and Technology Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain and Research Support and Publication Division Director (Current Charge) of UGC Md. Omar Faruque, among others, were present at the meeting.