Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said her government has been working to make education multi-dimensional attaching
priority to science and technology to create skilled manpower.
“We are making education multi-lateral with setting up universities considering the demand of the modern era,” she said, reports UNB.
The prime minister said they are establishing universities on science and technology, agriculture, textile, fashion design, marine, civil aviation and aerospace and medical as part of the government move to make education multifaceted.
She was inaugurating a programme to distribute scholarship, and amount of tuition fee, admission fee and treatment aid to the poor and meritorious students under the PM’s Education Assistance Trust, joining virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence here.
The prime minister said her government has also been establishing universities considering the demand of the particular localities.
To pursue the multi-dimensional education, she said that her government has been attaching topmost priority to science and technology to create skilled manpower.
She added: “I believe science and technology education is the most essential one as it creates employments at home and abroad.”
The premier said she has been taking various pragmatic measures mainly to create apt manpower as they can make great contribution to economic development.
She went on saying that the local demand for skilled and technologically-abled manpower is on the rise as the government has been setting up 100 economic zones across the country which attracts local and foreign investments.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, its Deputy Minister Mohibul Hassan Chowdhury and Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Division Md Mahbub Hossain spoke on the occasion at the Ministry of Education in Secretariat, Dhaka end.
Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Secretary Md Tofazzel Hossain Miah moderated the function from the Ganabhaban end.