Virtual University And GC University Faisalabad MoU:

Lahore:June 29: Virtual University (VU) and Government College Women University Faisalabad (GCWUF) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for collaboration in academic, research, human and infrastructural resources.

Virtual University Rector Dr Naveed A Malik and Government College Women University Faisalabad  Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Naureen Aziz Qureshi signed the MoU.

The two top universities will also develop joint research projects and programmes in line with the national priorities for influencing policies through evidence generation.The news.

Over 500 schools yet to receive grants

Lahore:June 29:Punjab Teachers Union (PTU) has expressed serious concerns over non issuance of third and fourth installment of non-salary budget and School Management Committee (SMC) grant for over 500 public schools of the provincial metropolis.

Punjab Teachers Union  central general secretary Rana Liaqat Ali said the fiscal year 2015-16 was about to end on June 30 but it was unfortunate that these funds could not be released so far.

Education share in budget declining: Alif Ailaan

Lahore:28 June:Speakers at a post budget session on Monday expressed concern at the progressive decline in share of education sector in the provincial budget over the past few years.

Statistics shared at the session organised by Alif Ailaan showed that in 2013-14 26 per cent of the provincial budget was allocated to the education sector. The share of the sector came down to 24 per cent in 2014-15 and to 21.4 per cent in 2015-16.

In the 2016-17 budget, funds allocated for the education sector came to 18.6 per cent of the provincial budget.

Medical colleges directed to resolve admin issues

Lahore:27 June:All the principals of medical colleges have been directed to resolve the managerial issues, maintain discipline, ensure presence of doctors, nurses, cleanliness and functioning of biomedical equipment in their attached teaching hospitals within a month.

Government, for the first time has allocated Rs24 billion for specialised healthcare and medical education and all the officers concerned have to work hard to achieve the targets fixed by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

PU Syndicate meeting spoiled in scuffle

LAHORE:25 June: Punjab University (PU) Syndicate meeting, scheduled by ‘look after’ Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran, on Saturday was spoiled by scuffle between two groups of the teachers in the Syndicate room.

According to the details, PU Law College Assistant Professor Naeem Ullah physically assaulted his colleague Dr Naveed Ahmad, adding that Institute of Quality and Technology Management Assistant Professor (IQTM) Dr Muhammad Shafiq manhandled Syndicate member Shamaila Gull and threatened her of consequences.

Punjab University awarded PhDs to Two Scholars[/b]

Lahore:June 25: Punjab University has awarded PhDs to two scholars in different subjects.
Ghulam Haider, son of Punu Khan, has been awarded a PhD in Special Education after approval of his thesis entitled “The Writing Processes of Students with Learning Difficulties in L2 (English) Composition: Protocol Analysis.” Park Kyo Soun, s/o Park Ho Sik, has been awarded  a PhD in History after approval of his thesis entitled “Identification of Buddisht Historical Record in Pakistan.The news.

Shahbaz Sharif plan of emergency care at Universities

Lahore:June 25:Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday formed a committee to devise a plan for arrangement of emergency medical care at universities in the province.

The decision was taken in view of a report submitted by the CM’s Inspection Team on the death of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) student Moeen Manzoor on Friday.

The report stated that the student had died of heart attack. It said there was no arrangement at the university for provision of emergency medical care.

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