Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni has urged the teachers of the Khulna University (KU) to conduct research to utilize the investment possibility in the country’s south-western region after opening of the Padma Bridge.
She was speaking as chief guest at the inception meeting of Khulna University’s achievement on education, research and infrastructure development and future plan held at the Martyred Tazuddin Bhaban on Sunday.
“Huge investment opportunities including industrialization, employment and tourism possibilities have been created in the south zone of the country after opening of the Padma Bridge and researchers can help to boost country’s economy through their outstanding research.
Both foreign and domestic investors are ready to invest here but they want to know the details information, statistics about how kind of investment is better and profitable, she said, adding that KU researchers can help the investors through their research.
Besides, Researchers can help to strengthen University-Industry linkage through their research on many other subjects.
Universities would create new eco-system to fulfill the current demand of the people, she said adding that University Grant Commission (UGC) would create new era for working for the universities.
She also assured to approve KUs different projects including organogram and infrastructural development. Vice-Chancellor of KU Professor Dr Mahmud Hossain chaired the meeting while UGC member professor Dr Md Sazzat Hossain, Professor Dr Hosne Ara, among others, addressed the function.
Acting Registrar Professor Khan Golam Quddus screened power point presentation on KUs achievement as well as its future plan.