Kurigram Agricultural University Bill, 2021 was placed in Parliament on Monday to develop agriculture in the northern districts through research.
Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni placed the Bill and it was sent to the respective scrutiny committee for further examination.
The Committee was asked to submit its report within one month.
It’ll be a prototype of the existing agricultural universities. Now there are 153 universities – 46 public and 107 private —in the country.
The President of the country will be the Chancellor of the university.
Person involved in agricultural education and research or professor of any university will be appointed as Vice-Chancellor for four years. But the VC will not be appointed for more than two terms.
The same rules will be followed in appointing pro-VC and Treasurer. Person having 20 years experience of teaching or administrative or financial management will be appointed as treasurer.