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The 112th meeting of the Full Commission of University Grants Commission (UGC) was held at the Commission Bhaban in the city yesterday with its Chairman Prof Nazrul Islam in the chair, says a press release.
The meeting approved the minutes of the 111th meeting of the commission. It also reviewed the progress of the implementation of the decision taken in its previous meeting.
The UGC full commission meeting approved the revised budget for the public universities for the fiscal 2007-08 and the original budget for 2008-09. It also okayed the revised budget for the UGC for the fiscal 2007-08 and the original budget for 2008-09.
Members for the UGC finance committee were nominated and the guidelines of the UGC professorship were reviewed in the meeting. The meeting also discussed about the report of a three-member probe committee formed to investigate the irregularities of the UGC.
UGC members Prof Ehsanul Haque, Prof Md Abdul Hakim, Prof AHM Zehadul Karim, Prof Md Tajul Islam and Prof Amena Begum were present at the meeting.
Education Secretary Momtajul Islam, Islamic University Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Faiz Md Sirajul Haque, SUST VC Prof M Aminul Islam, Khulna University VC Prof Md Saifuddin Shah, Prof Abdul Hamid of BSMRAU Agronomy department and Chairman of BSMMU Urology department Prof SAM Golam Kibria and UGC Secretary Dr Md Lutfe Alam were also present on the occasion.