MNA Education Desk: The authorities of Jahangirnagar University (JU) on Monday abolished the department development fees from masters’ courses after facing tough students’ protests.
“The university authorities have cancelled the department development fee for the masters’ students”, said JU acting registrar Rahima Kaniz.
“We decided to seek the development fee from University Grant Commission (UGC) from next year. However, in the current year, the students will have to pay the department development fees fixed by the authorities”, she added.
Earlier on Sunday, an alliance of student organisations of left leaning political parties under the banner of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote besieged the administration building demanding cancellation of department development fee from honours and masters courses, reported news agency.