News Desk | Mon,30 September 2019:
UGC director confirmed this news on Sunday (September 29) that University Grants Commission’s probe committee has recommended withdrawal of Dr Khondoker Nasir Uddin from the post of Vice Chancellor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University (BSMRSTU) in Gopalganj, on charge of irregularities.
On the other hand, UGC director said that the UGC was formed the 5-member committee to investigate the situation of BSMRSTU on September 23, as students of the university have been demonstrating September 18, for demanding the resignation of the vice-chancellor for his alleged involvement in corruption and irregularities.
UGC director told the media that the committee, formed to investigate the irregularities and corruption allegation against the VC, handed over the report to its chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah at his office Sunday (Sep 29) morning.
UGC sources told that the committee went to the university on September 25 and 26 to conduct a thorough investigation and recorded the statements of teachers, staffers and staff of the university about the allegations if irregularities and corruption of VC Nasiruddin.
UGC sources said that the (BSMRSTU) Students of the varsity have been staging their protest programme in front of the administrative buildings since September 21, demanding resignation of VC Prof Khondoker Md Nasiruddin bringing allegations against him of sexual harassment, nepotism in recruiting teachers.
UGC reports says the protesters brought 14 specific allegations against the VC Prof Nasir including sexual harassment, nepotism in recruiting teachers and employees and corruption in development projects.