The 16th ‘University Day’ was observed with the slogan ‘Role of Engineering for Sustainable Development’ at Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) amid festivity on Monday.
A jubilant colourful procession led by the university Vice Chancellor (VC) Professor Dr Mohammad Rafiqul Alam was brought out from in front of the administrative building marking the day in the morning.The VC inaugurated the daylong programme after attending a blood donation and tree plantation programme.
Later, a discussion was held at the Central auditorium.
Addressing the discussion as the chief guest, VC Professor Rafiqul said the engineers should be developed considering the sustainable development as the world is now advancing toward the fourth industrial revolution.
“We are designing the academic activities newly while fabrication lab has already been launched at the university,” he said.
The VC also observed that students of the university will also be benefitted from the projects taken for development of the university.
Professor Rafiqul called upon all to keep efforts continued to take the ongoing advancement of the university forward further.The university day celebration committee President, and Architecture and Planning faculty Dean Professor Dr Md Saiful Islam presided over the discussion while Engineering and Technology faculty Dean Professor Dr Ranjit Kumar Sutradhar, Civil Engineering faculty Dean Professor Dr Md Abdur Rahman Bhuiyan, Electric and Computer Science faculty Dean Professor Dr Kowshik Dev and Students Affairs Director Professor Dr Mohammad Mashiul Hoque were present as special guests.