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271 private made government colleges

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:05 PM, 12 August 2018   Updated: 05:27 PM, 12 August 2018

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According to the Prime Minister's commitment, 271 more colleges have been made government.

The circular was issued on Sunday, signed by Ministry of Education’s Secondary and Higher Education Secretary Nachima Khanam. The order will be effective from August 8.

The order was issued today after final approval from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Thursday.

After becoming the 271 private colleges into government colleges, the total number of government colleges and equivalent institutions in the country is 598. There are at least 10,000 teachers and employees in 271 colleges. From now on, they will get all the benefits including government salaries and allowances.

The list of 271 private colleges that turned into government colleges: