UGC Chairman to deliver Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture in India USTM to confer D. Litt on UGC Chairman
University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan will deliver the 3rd Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture in University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) on 25 October 2018.
The theme of this year’s memorial lecture is ‘Dr. Kalam’s Contribution in Igniting Global Minds.’
The authority of USTM organizes the event annually in memory of late Dr. Abdul Kalam in a bid to inculcate and carry forward the vision and legacy of the great scientist. Around 5000 faculty members, students, academicians and researchers are expected to join the memorial lecturer.
On the following day, the USTM will confer Degree of Letters, Honoris Causa (Hon. D. Litt) on UGC Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan for his contributions to higher education in Bangladesh.
The UGC Chairman left Dhaka on 24 October for India to attend the programme.
He is the first Bangladeshi to deliver the speech in memory of the 11th President of India at this university. Professor Mannan is expected to return to the country on 28 October 2018.
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