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PM to UGC: Follow rules strictly in overseeing public-private universities

  • Published at 03:12 pm October 17th, 2019
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File photo of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Focus Bangla

UGC has outlined a policy for conducting research at the universities, said its chairman

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the University Grants Commission (UGC) authorities to strictly follow concerned rules in overseeing the public and private universities in the country.

“Do not go beyond the law and follow the rules strictly in overseeing the public and private universities in the country,” she said when a UGC delegation, led by its Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah, called on her at her office on Thursday.

After the meeting, PM’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed the reporters.

Emphasizing on increasing monitoring on private colleges affiliated with the universities, the premier also said UGC will be empowered by framing a law, while its capacity will be enhanced further, reports BSS.

The UGC chairman said they are strictly following the law in monitoring the public and private universities. 

“We won’t allow any irregularities in running the universities,” he said.

Delegation members of the UGC apprised the prime minister of the activities of the commission.

The UGC chairman said they have outlined a policy for conducting research at the universities. 

“We want a training academy like the Public Administration Training Centre (PATC) for the teachers,” he said.

Prof Shahidullah said there are now 155 public and private universities in the country.

He said the UGC has identified 30 private universities for various irregularities in running the institutions.

The UGC chairman also stressed the need for raising manpower of the commission to deal with a large number of institutions, saying that they are working with the previous manpower.

PM’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman and PMO Secretary Sajjadul Hassan were present at the meeting.


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