Dhaka, Jan 23 (UNB) – The authorities of secondary schools are going to implement a cleanliness programme at their institutions from January 30.
This decision was made after a meeting among the education officials at the Education Ministry conference room today.
Education Ministry's Secondary and Higher Education Division Secretary Md Sohrab Hossain said the allegation of unhygienic environment in the school premises is not new. Most of the school authorities could not pay attention to this aspect.
The Education Ministry gave a directive to ensure school block cleanliness and hygienic education environment following the constant allegations of dirty and unhygienic toilet conditions at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College in the city.
The main objective of the programme decided on today would be to ensure neat and clean hygienic environment for the students as well as to make the students aware of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, the secretary added.
Before the programme can be implemented however, all educational institutions will have to prepare themselves with necessary brooms and buckets.
Comilla University, Jan 22 (UNB) - The authorities of Comilla University (CoU) recently appointed new director and additional director of the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC).
Professor Dr Bishawjit Chandra Deb of accounting and information systems department was appointed as director while associate professor Dr Banani Biswas of English department was appointed as additional director of IQAC.
A press release signed by the registrar Professor Dr Abu Taher confirmed the matter.
Islamic University, Jan 21 (UNB) – The authorities of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Monday suspended one of its officials as he was allegedly involved with unsocial activities.
IU Vice-Chancellor Professor Rashid Askari issued the suspension order against Jahangir Hossain, an assistant registrar of Finance and Accounts section, IU acting registrar SM Abdul Latif said.
The authorities also formed a four-member probe body, led by chairman of marketing department professor M Zakaria Rahman, to look into the matter and asked the body to submit its report as early as possible, he said.
Earlier, Jahangir reportedly took a girl to the university rest house in the capital and committed unsocial activity there, Abdul Latif said.
Cumilla, Jan 21 (UNB) - Comilla University (CoU) authorities have appointed new provosts to two dormitories of the university.
Assistant Prof Zillur Rahman of Mathematics department has been appointed provost of Nawab Faizunnesa Chowdhurany Hall while Associate Professor Dr Mohammad Julhash Miah of Physics department made provost of Shahid Dhirendronath Dutta Hall, said a press release signed by CoU Register Prof Dr Abu Taher.
Islamic University, Jan 21 (UNB) – An inter-department and inter-hall badminton, basketball and table tennis competitions will begin at Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia on Tuesday.
IU vice-chancellor professor M Harun-Ur-Rashid Askari will inaugurate the competition as chief guest around 11 am, sources at IU physical education department office said on Monday.
IU Treasurer professor M Selim Toha will attend the programme as special guest while its Pro-VC and Professor M Shahinoor Rahman will preside over it.
IU Physical Education department director Dr M Sohel told UNB that a total of 33 departments and 8 residential halls would take part in the competitions.