The University Grants Commission on Sunday signed an agreement with 17 universities (sixteen public and one private) to implement 38 sub-projects for the improvement of quality of education in the universities.
According to press release issued by the commission, the sub projects involving Tk 57.62 crore will be implemented under the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP), UGC.
UGC chairman professor Abdul Mannan UGC was present at the agreement signing ceremony as the chief guest at UGC auditorium.
Professor Mohammad Yousuf Ali Mollah, Member, UGC, chaired the function.
The universities are — Dhaka University, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong University, Jahangirnagar University, Khulna University, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Scicence and Technology University, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Jessore University of Science and Technology, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Sylhet Agricultural University, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and Bangladesh University of Business and Technology.