Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) has observed “University Day” amid joy, enthusiasm and fanfare marking its 16th founding anniversary on Sunday, reports BSS.
The day’s programme began in the morning with hoisting of national flag followed by plantation of tree saplings and launching of a database on campus. Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the university Professor Rafiqul Islam Sheikh opened the daylong programmes. Marking the day, a large number of teachers, students and staff brought out a colorful rally that paraded through the campus. A discussion was also held at the Central auditorium.
Addressing a brief meeting on the occasion, VC Prof Islam sought cooperation from all quarters to run the university peacefully and successfully. He said a total of 1,230 new students are being enrolled in 18 departments in the technological university every year at present and around 3,500 students are availing the education opportunity in total.
“We have adopted a Taka 600-crore mega plan for elevating the academic activities through more need-based infrastructure development,” Prof Islam added.