Live Correspondent: 40 public universities of the country signed the Annual Performance Agreement with University Grants Commission of Bangladesh for the fiscal year 2018-2019 under the Performance Management Framework Policy of the government on 08 July 2018. The major goal of the agreement is to establish good governance and excellence at the higher educational institutions of the country.
Professor Abdul Mannan, Chairman, UGC attended the signing ceremony as the chief guest. with Professor Dr. M. Shah Nowaz Ali, Member, UGC in the chair, UGC Members- Professor Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum and Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain were present as the special guests.
Dr. Md Khaled, Secretary, UGC and registrars of the universities signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations at a ceremony held at UGC.
In his speech, Professor Mannan emphasized to develop skilled manpower for the sake of the country. He asked all to work jointly with a view to materializing the vision 2021 and 2041 set by the government.
The UGC Chairman urged the Vice-Chancellors to properly implement the annual performance agreement for establishing good governance and excellence at the universities. “Money spent in the public universities are public money and every university is accountable to the people as to how the money is spent.”
Professor Shah Nowaz also urged the university authorities to properly utilize the public money and put emphasis on to developing the nation through providing quality education.
Professor Dr. Farzana Islam, Vice-Chancellor, Jahangirnagar University and Professor Dr. Kanak Kanti Barua, Vice-Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Professor Dr. M. Abdus Sobhan, Vice-Chancellor, Rajshahi University, among others, spoke at the event. Vice-Chancellors, Registrars of the public universities, high officials from Ministry of Education and UGC, among others, were present on the occasion.
Dhaka, 8 July, (campuslive24.com) //MI