Professor Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary was appointed as the new Head of Quality Assurance Unit (QAU), Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP), University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) on April 30, 2017. Mr. Nasir Uddin Ahammed, meanwhile, was appointed as Deputy Director.
The Ministry of Education, with the assistance of the World Bank, has undertaken the HEQEP project. The project aims at improving the quality of teaching-learning and research capabilities of the tertiary education institutions through encouraging both innovation and accountability and by enhancing the technical and institutional capacity of the higher education sector. Adhikary, in an email to all IQAC directors, stated that a lot of challenges lie ahead. But, we will face them through our combined effort. We should work together to ensure a good academic environment for student learning