Those involved in misdeeds at varsities to face action

Says education minister

Staff Correspondent

9 November, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Those involved in misdeeds at varsities to face action

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni speaks at an event titled ‘8th English Medium Math Olympiad-2019’ at United International University in the city on Friday. - SUN PHOTO

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Friday said action will be brought against those who are involved in irregularities at the universities.   

Mentioning unrests at some universities, the minister said proper documents and evidences must be given if anyone made allegation against a

person.    

Moni came up with the remarks while addressing as the chief guest at final round and prize giving ceremony of the 8th English Medium Math Olympiad-2019 held at United International University (UIU) in the capital. 

Education minister said “There is no alternative of education to achieve demographic dividend in the country.”  She urged students to achieve knowledge in humanities alongside the

science, technology, engineering and

mathematics.

The government is trying to ensure quality education in the country, said the minister. She hoped that a quality change will come by next ten years.

UIU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman was present as the special guest while Academia Chairperson Sarwat Jeb and its Managing Director Md Kutub Uddin were also present among others. 

A total of 120 students, top ten in each class, among 1265 participants from standard one to ‘A’ level were awarded crests.

Earlier on October 12, Preliminary selection round was held across the divisions including the capital, with 3500 students passing through school level selection phase.


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