Dhaka, Bangladesh
UGC for expansion of tech-based higher edn

UGC for expansion of tech-based higher edn

News Report University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah has laid emphasis on expansion of technology-based education as the country requires skilled manpower in the job market. Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah was speaking at a training workshop on Digital Library (UDL) held at UGC auditorium on Tuesday as the chief guest. UGC Members Professor Dr. Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr. Md. Sazzad Hossain and Professor Dr. Muhammed Alamgir were present as the special guests. UGC Member Professor Dr. Md. Akhtar Hossain presided over the opening session. The UGC chairman called upon university teachers to carry out research to become a self reliant in IT industry. Professor Dr. Kazi Shahidullah urged the concerned authorities of universities to cope up with the digital world. "We have to learn more about information technology and need to work efficiently and effectively with the help of ICT. Otherwise, we will lag behind in the competitive world." He said that Digital Bangladesh is a reality. The country will get more benefits if all sectors adopt ICT. "Digital Library can help to improve the quality of universities of the country," he added. Librarians from different universities along with senior officials of UGC took part in the workshop.

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