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Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Member, University Grants Commission of Bangladesh speaks at a symposium on 'sustainable power and energy transition in Bangladesh' held at Jessore University of Science and Technology on Wednesday.

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The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) organized a symposium on 'sustainable power and energy transition in Bangladesh' on Wednesday. The aim of this symposium is to expose the recent advancement and innovations in the vast area of energy and power transition in Bangladesh.
Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Member, University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh graced the symposium as the chief guest. Prof Dr Md. Anwar Hossain, Vice Chancellor, JUST presided over the function.
Prof Dr Md. Rafiqul Islam Sheikh, Vice-Chancellor of Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Dr ASM Mojahidul Hoque, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Technology and Mohammad Samsher Ali, Member (Joint Secretary), Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council, were the Special Guests.
Prof Dr M Shamsul Alam, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Daffodil International University, and Prof Dr Mohammad Ariful Islam Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), presented key-note papers. Prof Dr Md. Amzad Hossain, Chairperson of Electrical and Electronics Engineering gave the welcome speech.
Addressing the programmme, the UGC Member said that the symposium will help to build an intellectual platform to share ideas and present the latest findings and experiences within the scope of energy and power.
Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir also stressed to generate power from the renewable energy resources. He urged university teachers to carry out more research on renewable energy so that the government can attain its goal of generating electricity from renewable sources. He also urged the concerned departments and stakeholders to provide financial support to the researchers in this regard.
More than 300 participants from different academic and research organizations, government offices, and private sectors took part in the symposium.

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