- KUET celebrate 14th founding anniversary
September 23, 2017
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) celebrated its 14th founding anniversary and University Day 2017 on September 23, 2017 through a series of colorful programmes. Chairman of Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof. Abdul Mannan inaugurated the day-long elaborated program as the Chief Guest. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir presided all over the function. At 9:45am the chief guest inaugurated the programme by hoisting the National Flag and releasing balloons & pigeons. Vice-Chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir hoisted the university flag. Dean of ME Faculty and the president of university founding anniversary committee 2017, Prof. Dr. Mihir Ranjan Halder delivered welcome address. At 10am a grand rally was brought out with the students, teachers, officers, staff and paraded the University campus and Fulbarigate area with colourful banner, festoon and placard etc. At 11:15am a discussion meeting held in the Students Welfare Centre. Chairman of UGC Prof. Abdul Mannan spoke as the Chief Guest. The Chief Guest said that KUET has been playing its role very significantly and contributing in the field of science & engineering and research. He also expressed his warm gratitude and shared his highly satisfactory feelings after coming here at KUET. VC of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir presided over the discussion meeting. He hoped that KUET will soon be turned into the ‘Centre of Excellence’ in the field of science and engineering education and research of bangladesh. Dean (in-charge) of CE Faculty Prof. Dr. Md. Bazlar Rahman, Dean of EEE Faculty Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rafiq, Dean of ME Faculty Prof. Dr. Md. Mihir Ranjan Halder, Director (Students’ Welfare) Prof. Dr. Sobahan Mia were present as the Special Guests. Innovative projects & Poster exhibition, technical papers presentation, tree plantation, documentaries display About KUET, inauguration ceremony of newly built buildings, charity football match, doa-mahfil and cultural events. Recitation competition from the book of “Asamapto Attojiboni” & “Karagarer Rojnamcha” written by the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman also held to mark the day. The campus also decorated with colourful lights & banners on the occasion. Established as Khulna Engineering College in 1967, the institution started its academic activities on June 03 in 1974 with a total of 120 students under three departments on the special direction of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Later, it was remodeled as Bangladesh Institute of Technology (BIT) in 1986 and was upgraded to a university on September 01 in 2003 with the name 'Khulna University of Engineering and Technology'. Due to university holidays this year University Day 2017 program held on September 23.