05 Aug 2021, 19:56

Specialized lab to be set up in each varsity: UGC

DHAKA, Aug 5, 2021 (BSS) - A specialized laboratory will be set up at each university of the country aiming to increase research and innovative activities to address the challenges of the 4th industrial revolution.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) took the initiative to implement government's decision of increasing research and innovative activities, said a press release here today.

Aiming to make plan and determine the steps to implement the initiative, a virtual meeting was held today, chaired by the convenor of nine-member implementation committee of the initiative Dr Md Sajjad Hossen.

Timely plans will be adopted and implemented in the field of higher education to address the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Sajjad Hossen said in the meeting.  

UGC will take necessary steps to implement the decisions of the Cabinet Division, he said .

Commission member Professor Biswajit Chand, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Satya Prasad Majumder, BRAC University Vice-Chancellor Prof Vincent Chang, UGC Secretary (Additional Charge) Dr Ferdous Zaman among others were present in the meeting.



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