University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) has approved the original budget of Tk 2015.46 crore for the country’s public universities for fiscal 2014-2015 and the revised budget of Tk 1824.70 crore for fiscal 2013-2014.
The UGC approved the budget in its 137th Full Commission meeting held on Monday with UGC Chairman Prof Dr AK Azad Chowdhury in the chair.
The meeting also okayed the original budget of Tk 21.61 crore for fiscal 2014-2015 and revised budget of Tk 19.66 crore for 2013-2014 fiscal for the UGC.
Planning Commission Member Md Abdul Mannan Hawlader, UGC members — Prof Dr Atful Hye Shibly, Prof Dr M Muhibur Rahman, Prof Dr Mohammad Mohabbat Khan, Prof Dr Abul Hashem and Prof Dr Md Akhtar Hossain, Begum Rokeya University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr A K M Noor-Un-Nabi, Md Rafiqul Alam Beg, Sylhet Agricultural University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Md Shahid Ullah Talukder, Barisal University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Md Harunor Rashid Khan, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir, UGC Secretary Dr Md Khaled and UGC Finance and Accounts
Director Muhammed Ibrahim Kabir, among others, attended the meeting. — BSS