POST TIME: 11 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
36 academics to get UGC Gold Medal

36 academics to get UGC Gold Medal

Thirty five academics will receive 'UGC Gold Medal' today for their fundamental research works and publications, reports UNB. President Abdul Hamid will hand over the medals. Among them, 18 teachers will be given the award for the year 2016 and 17 teachers for 2017. Each of the selected teachers will get Tk 50, 000 for their books and Tk 30,000 for their articles as honorium along with the certificate and the gold medal, said a press release. The award giving ceremony will be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital.

University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Chairman Professor Abdul Mannan will preside over the ceremony while UGC member Prof Dil Afroza Begum will deliver the address of welcome. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Division, Ministry of Education Sohorab Hossain will be present as the special guests. Besides, National Professors, UGC members, its secretary, VCs from public and private universities and noted educationists will be also be present.