RANGPUR, Jan 16, 2020 (BSS) – The much awaited Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Farm Research Complex began its journey today at Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU).
As part of Mujib Year celebrations, Vice-chancellor (VC) HSTU Professor Dr. M. Abul Kashem today inaugurated the farm research complex by unveiling plaque in a function at its premises on the campus as the chief guest.
Conducted by Director of the Students’ Affairs and Advisory Division of
HSTU Professor Dr. Imran Parvez, the function was attended by its Treasurer
Professor Dr. Bidhan Chandra Haldar, Registrar Professor Dr. Md. Fazlul
Haque, Director of the Planning, Development and Works Section Professor Dr.
Mostafizar Rahman, Dean of the Faculty of Fisheries Science Professor Dr.
Most. Nahid Akhter and Proctor Professor Dr. Md. Khaled Hossain .
Large number of teachers, researchers, officials and students of the
university were present in the function.
VC said the inauguration the Complex, set up at a cost of TK 1.45 crore
is very important in the history of HSTU after installation of the Farmers’
Service Centre few days ago as part of the Mujib Year celebrations.
“Students of the university will acquire practical and technical knowledge at
the farm research complex. Local farmers and people will also reap the
benefits of research activities to be conducted by researchers, teachers and
students there,” he said.
Many farmers and common people have already started coming to the Farmers’
Service Centre at HSTU and becoming benefitted getting knowledge on farm
“The university students should not remain confined within theoretical
knowledge. In addition to acquiring theoretical knowledge, they have to learn
hands-on works to enrich practical knowledge,” he said.
VC underscored the need for ensuring quality of education and research work
of HSTU as international standard.