‘Public universities to open in phases from Oct 15’
Published: 04:59 PM, 26 August 2021
Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni; Photo: Collected
It has been decided to open the public universities step by step from October 15.
Education Minister Dipu Moni informed the decision after a meeting of the technical committee including the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education to monitor the COVID situation and reopen the educational institutions on Thursday afternoon.
About opening the public universities, the Education Minister said vaccination information would be sent to the University Grants Commission (UGC) in the form of a table from all the universities.
“It was decided that only those universities which would be under 100 percent vaccination campaign would be able to start all the activities including the residence halls of those universities,” Dr. Dipu Moni informed.
At the end of the meeting with the vice-chancellors, UGC chairman Kazi Shahidullah wanted to know the decision to open the university from the Education Minister.
After the discussion of the vice-chancellors, UGC chairman Kazi Shahidullah wanted to know the decision to open the university from the education minister.