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

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.

Virtual University , and University of Engineering sign MoU

Lahore:June 23:Virtual University (VU) and University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for research, development, innovation and joint education.

VU Rector Dr Naveed A Malik and UET Taxila Vice-Chancellor Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar signed the MoU. Both the institutions agreed to exchange relevant technical information and provide support in the field of education.

Probe into irregularity in laptop distribution

Rawalpindi:June 21:The Punjab government has constituted a team to probe into the distribution mechanism and find out whether any kind of irregularity was conducted during distribution of laptops among the university students in the Rawalpindi district.

The committee comprising Prof. Shafaq Dar, Prof. Muhammad Saleem and Lecturer Saleem Bhatti would get details about distribution mechanism from various universities including Arid University Rawalpindi, Government Post Graduate College (Sixth Road) and Rawalpindi Medical College.

Seminar on ‘Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Rawalpindi:June 18:Riphah International University and Quality and Productivity Society of Pakistan (QPSP) jointly organised a national seminar on ‘Quality Assurance in Higher Education’ here on Friday at Riphah International University.

The objective of the seminar was to discuss the key challenges in implementing the quality assurance mechanism in Pakistani universities. The session was attended by various quality assurance experts, deans, directors and faculty members from more than 40 public and private sector universities of the country.


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