Specialised education must for skilled human resources

RAJSHAHI : Professionals and educationists at a discussion yesterday mentioned there is no alternative to specialized education for generating skilled human resources in the present era of globalization, reports BSS.
They opined that enriching the list of competent manpower could be the effective means of taking forward the nation in the current time of competitive free-market economy.
They were addressing the fourth graduation ceremony of Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Rajshahi University (RU).
Chairman of Bangladesh University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof Abdul Mannan and Fazley Hossain Badsha, MP, addressed the ceremony as chief and special guests respectively with RU Vice-chancellor Prof Md Mijanuddin in the chair. UGC Member Prof Shah Nawaj Ali, IBA Director Prof Rafiqul Islam and RU Registrar Prof Entajul Haque also spoke.
On the occasion, 12 meritorious students from Masters of Business Administration (MBA) programme under evening and regular courses received gold medals for their outstanding performance on academic results while 448 MBA students received academic certificates.
Prof Abdul Mannan says IBA is a unique platform and it can bring positive change through reflecting hopes and aspirations of the people in general.
He added that the present government has been implementing massive development schemes to turn Bangladesh into a middle-income one by 2021 and developed one by 2041.
“We need huge skilled manpower to achieve the cherished goal and IBA has a vital role to this end,” he added.