National Strategic Planning Committee meeting held at UGC

 National Strategic Planning Committee meeting held at UGC

The first meeting of National Strategic Planning Committee (NSPC) under College Education Development Project (CEDP) was held today (16 October 2017) at University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh.

Professor Abdul Mannan, Chhairman, UGC presided over the meeting. Professor Dr. Harun-or-Rashid, Vice-Chancellor, National University, Professor Dr. Abdul Mannan, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh Open University, Professor Dr. Mijanur Rahman, Vice-Chancellor, Jagannath University, Professor Dr. Giash Uddin Mian, Vice-Chancellor, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University and Md. Jahidul Islam, Project Director (Additional Secretary), CEDP, were present on the occasion.

At the meeting, they discussed various aspects including the action plan and role of expert groups of  the proposed 15 years National Strategic Plan (2019-2033). UGC and National University are jointly implementing the CEDP with the support of the World Bank.

The College Education Development Project will help improve the teaching and learning environment of government and non-government colleges affiliated with the National University.

UGC Chairman, in his speech said that Strategic Plan for college education should be prepared in accordance with National Education Policy 2010 and other government policies for the development of college education to build a developed and modern nation.