Khulna Agricultural University Bill, 2015 Has Been Placed In National Parliament
The long awaited Khulna Agricultural University Bill, 2015 (for establishing a new agricultural university in Khulna) has been placed in the National Parliament of Bangladesh on Monday, 09 March, 2015.
The bill was introduced in the house by the honorable Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. Afterward, the bill was sent to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education Ministry for inspection and report back to the House within 30 days. Earlier on 18 May 2014, the cabinet approved the draft of the Khulna Agriculture University law.
The establishment of the university aims to facilitate and encourage higher education in agriculture to students, conduct research and studies on the subject, broadening the scope of innovation in new technologies aimed at enhancing agriculture production in the country.
The Vice Chancellor of the university will be appointed for four-year term instead of two terms.