Lahore:May 4: Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad performed the groundbreaking of Nasira Jabeen Centre for Governance and Policy Dialogue at the university’s Institute of Administrative Sciences (IAS). Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences Dean Prof Dr Nasira Jabeen, Academic Staff Association (ASA) President Dr Mumtaz Anwar, Secretary Javed Sami, Chief Engineer Faizul Hasan Sipra and faculty members were present. Addressing the ceremony, Prof Niaz said it was the responsibility of the universities to provide policy guidelines to the government, all relevant institutions and society. He said the incumbent PU administration had also focused on good governance and all its principles were being followed. He said public sector institutions must work like corporate institutions. The VC lauded the services of Prof Dr Nasira Jabeen at IAS for raising its standard and ensuring quality education and research at the institute. Prof Dr Nasira said the centre would be set up for trans-disciplinary research and dialogue which was direly needed in the country. She said the centre would provide model of governance for finding solutions to the problems being faced by the relevant sectors. She said passion coupled with profession helped achieve excellence. Meanwhile, PU VC also inaugurated newly constructed block adjacent to the building of Institute of Business Administration (IBA). Dr Sajida, IBA Incharge, the faculty members and students were present. The newly inaugurated academic block consists of one state of the art computer lab, five offices, one server room, three classrooms and one washroom. Dr Sajida Nisar and the faculty members thanked PU VC for extending support for IBA.The news.