Despite having closure during corona pandemic, hospitality and overtime allowances have increased in some universities, said a member of University Grants Commission (UGC).
UGC members raised question about audit of some universities at an inaugural of a two-day ceremony titled ‘Public univercities’ budget formulation and implementation’.
Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum advised to take necessary steps and reduce expenditure in unproductive sectors.
Presided over by UGC member Prof Dr Md Abu Taher, Prof Dr Sazzad Hossain, Prof Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Prof Dr Biswajit Chandra and UGC Ssecretary Dr Ferdous Zamans spoke at the meeting. Head of the Department of UGC was also present on the occassion.
Prof Abu Taher said allocated money should be spent in the productive sectors, including research, laboratories, science and technology.