The incumbent government has allocated more than Tk8,000 crores for the development of infrastructure, technical, educational and research qualities at the public universities.
“Tk4 crores will be allocated every year for improving the quality of research at public universities,” University Grants Commission Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan said.
He was speaking as the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony of an international conference on electrical and electronics at Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology on Wednesday evening.
Mannan said the UGC would provide all technical and financial assistance if the universities wanted to organize academic seminars and conferences.
Renowned academics and researchers in electrical and electronics from home and abroad are taking part in the three-day seminar. Eighty-five technical papers will be presented at the conference.