A daylong training workshop on University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) held
A daylong training workshop on University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) was held at UGC auditorium on 03 December 2019.
UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah was present as the chief guest while UGC Members Professor Dr Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr Md. Sazzad Hossain and Professor Dr Muhammed Alamgir were present as the special guests. UGC Member Professor Dr Md. Akhtar Hossain presided over the opening session.
In his address, UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah urged the concerned authorities of universities to cope up with the digital world. “We have to learn more about information technology and need to work efficiently and effectively with the help of ICT. Otherwise, we will lag behind in the competitive world.”
He said that Digital Bangladesh is a reality. The country will get more benefits if all sectors adopt ICT. “Digital Library can help to improve the quality of universities of the country,” he added.
Speakers at the workshop underscored the need for tech-based higher education in the country. They called upon university teachers to carry out research to become self-reliant in IT industry.
Library professionals from different universities along with senior officials of UGC took part in the workshop.