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UGC approves Tk 4151.51cr for 37 public universities

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UGC Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan speaks at its 147th Full Commission meeting held on Tuesday at UGC in the capital.

Campus Report :
The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC), in its 147th Full Commission meeting held on Tuesday with UGC Chairman Prof Abdul Mannan in the Chair, approved the original budget and revised budget of Tk. 3788.97 crore and Tk. 3843.54 crore respectively for 2016-2017 fiscal year for the country's public universities. The meeting also approved the original budget and revised budget of Tk. 35.05 crore and Tk.36.23 crore respectively for 2016-2017 fiscal year for UGC.
The UGC also approved the original budget of Tk. 4151.51 crore for 37 public universities and Tk. 37.30 crore for UGC for 2017-2018 fiscal year. The Commission has increased budgetary allocation for public universities and UGC by 9.54 percentage compared to previous year. UGC Secretary Dr. Md. Khaled placed the budget in the meeting. It may be mentioned here that the allocation for research at university level for 2016-2017 fiscal year in original budget was Tk. 28.97 crore while the allocation for research for 2017-2018 fiscal year was Tk. 61.55 crore, which is 112.46 percentage increase compared to previous year.
The meeting adopted a condolence proposal over death of Md.  Moniruzzaman, retired Join-Secretary, UGC.
Md. Sohrab Hossain, Secretary, Ministry of Education, Prof Dr Dil Afroza Begum, Member, UGC, Prof Dr Md. Akhtar Hossain, Member, UGC, Prof Dr AAMS Arefin Siddique, Vice-Chancellor, Dhaka University, Prof Dr Md. Ali Akbar, Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Prof Dr Mohammad Alauddin, Vice-Chancellor, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology, Prof Dr M Wahiduzzaman, Dean, Social Science and Business Studies Faculty, Noakhali Sciece and Technology University, Md. Shahidullah, President, BMDC, and Professor, Neonetology, BSMMU, Md. Mizanoor Rahman, FCMA, Director, Finance and Accounts Division, UGC and Khandker Hamidur Rahman, Director, IMCT Division, UGC were present in the meeting.

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