President hands over UGC Gold Medal
As a chief guest,the honorable President Mohammad Abdul Hamid hands over the prestigious 'UGC Gold Medal' among 35 renowned university teachers today.
35 teachers from different public and private universities get the Medal for their outstanding contribution to the fundamental research and publications on higher education.
Among them, 18 teachers get award for the year 2016, and 17 teachers for 2017. Each of the selected teachers get Tk. 50, 000 for their book and Tk. 30,000 for their article as honorarium including the certificate and Gold Medal.
The ceremony holds at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka. University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan presides over the ceremony. UGC member Professor Dr Dil Afroza Begum delivers the welcome address.
Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, MP and Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Division Md Sohorab Hossain are present as the special guests. Besides, National Professors, UGC members, VC's from public and private universities, noted educationists, attend here.