271 colleges nationalized

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Dhaka, August 12: The government has nationalized 271 colleges across the country finally.The Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education on Sunday issued an order signed by Deputy Secretary Nasim Khanom.

Earlier on Thursday, the prime minister’s offices gave final approval for the colleges.

Now, the total number of the government colleges stands at over 6 hundred.

The authorities concerned handed over movable and immovable properties of the colleges to the government.

The government, earlier decided to nationalise one college of each upazila where there was no government college.