Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday directed the authorities of private universities to motivate the students giving them love and affection to refrain from evil forces.
“All including teachers, members of the trustee boards of private universities and guardians have responsibilities to show them the right path intensifying their motivational campaign,” he told a view-exchange meeting with vice chancellors and pro-vice chancellors of private universities at the International Mother Language Institute (IMLI) here.
Secretary of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Division Md Sohrab Hossain, vice-chancellors and pro-vice chancellors of private universities, among others, addressed the meeting with UGC Chairman Professor Dr Abdul Mannan in the chair.
As the government has accepted all demands of the students and it is sincerely working for their implementation to bring discipline in the transport sector, Nahid said adding, “The government has already fulfilled some demands…..While some demands are underway.”
Referring to movements of private universities on August 6, he said, “There is no need to continue the protests after the nine-point demand of the students were accepted…..A vested quarter has instigated the students to destabilize the stable situation in the country to gain ill political motive.”
The government is very carefully dealing with the logical demands of the students so that the vested quarter cannot misguide the students to serve their own purposes, the minister added.
Nahid said, “Teachers are the driving forces in the education sector… So, you (teacher) have to motivate the students to maintain peaceful academic