- Rana Plaza Tragedy: KUET donated to PM fund
July 24, 2013
Teachers, Officers & Staffs of Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) today donated their one-day salary to the relief and welfare fund of the Prime Minister for Rana Plaza victims. Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir, the Vice-Chancellor of KUET, handed over the cheque of the KUET’s donation to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Office at Tejgao, Dhaka. Prof. Dr. S.S. Sikder, Dean, Faculty of Civil Engineering, was also present. On 24 April 2013, an eight storied commercial building collapsed in Savar, Dhaka. The search for the dead ended on 13 May 2013 with the death toll of 1129, while 2515 injured people were rescued from beneath the building alive. The Hon’ble Prime Minister said that the government has outlined a well-thought-out plan to support the injured persons and families of deceased persons.