Rawalpindi :31 January: A one day 5th national training on Commercial Ostrich Farming was held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR, here on Tuesday, with an aim to provide technical knowledge as well as expertise for health and diseases, handling, management and marketing of ostrich meat and its by-products. The training also covered various techniques that can result in enhanced meat yield and high livability at the young age under local farm environment.
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Rawalpindi :December 27: Pir Mehr Ali Shah (PMAS)- Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (AAUR)has been ranked 3rd in all over the Pakistan and 302 among all 719 participating universities of the world as per latest UI GreenMetric World Universities ranking 2018.
Rawalpindi :23 May: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) ranked overall 301-350 among the best research-led universities from the 42 emerging economy nations; standing among the 10 universities of Pakistan who made it to this coveted list.
Rawalpindi :23 May: A seminar on beekeeping to observe World Bee Day held at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Tuesday. The seminar was organised by the PMAS-AAUR department of Entomology with an aim to create awareness regarding importance of bees in pollination and as a source of honey and other products like prospolis, wax, pollen and royal jelly etc.
Rawalpindi:April 25:As many as 3,613 graduates of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) were awarded degrees while 74 students were decorated with medals at the 19th convocation, here on Tuesday. As many as 26 students received PhD degrees, 656 were awarded MPhil & MS degrees, 1,450 secured masters degrees, while 1,481 students got undergraduate degree in their respective disciplines. Gold medals were awarded to 49 students on their outstanding performance in their academic record while 13 bagged silver and 12 secured bronze in the convocation.
Rawalpindi:10 March: Speakers stressed the need for integrated water management approaches to address the need of agriculture sector and the welfare of communities. They were of the view that “Innovative and integrated water management & water harvesting techniques that deliver the critical eco-system services to human should be adopted for safeguarding the water reservoirs and to sustain in stream ecology.”
Rawalpindi:February 23:1st positions: Marium Rauf Maths, Statistics, Physics / Economics/Maths/Physics/Chemistry; 2nd positions: Bisma Zulfiquar Maths, Statistics, Physics /Economics/Maths/Physics/Computer; 3rd positions: Iqra Zulfiquar Maths, Statistics, Physics/ Economics/Maths/Physics /Computer; 1st positions: Maham Sohail (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry and Psychology), 2nd Mobashra Tasneem (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry and Psychology) and 3rd Amna Rida (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry and Psychology);The news.
Rawalpindi:February 23: An inauguration ceremony of ‘Supply of Compost to University Research Farm (URF)’ was held on Thursday at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR). Compost is obtained from the decomposed organic material of Mehr Biogas Model which was designed by PMAS-AAUR to meet the domestic needs of biogas and electricity through biomass-bio-energy technology.
Rawalpindi:February 14:The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the committee of experts from various universities of the country visited of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Tuesday. The purpose of the visit was to review the PMAS-AAUR MS/M.Phil/Equivalent & Ph.D Programs’ compliance with the HEC's minimum criteria/guidelines set for these programmes.
Rawalpindi :December 28: An orientation ceremony for the new students of Agriculture Faculty was held at the Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) Research Farm Koont, here on Wednesday. The ceremony is a regular activity of the University which is arranged for the newly-enrolled students to familiarise them with the university's environment, its rules and regulations, so that students can sail smoothly while earning their degree and harvest optimal benefits out of available facilities.
Rawalpindi:December 5: A six members delegation from Guizhou Academy of Sciences, China headed by Prof. Zhang Hongjiang visited Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) to see the potential for development of mountainous agriculture, situation of economic crop cultivation in Pakistan, sharing information regarding agricultural products & crop pest control and to explore the further possibilities to exchange technical knowledge and establish a mutual working relationship between both the institutions.
Rawalpindi:October 3: World Rabies Day observed at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Monday, under the theme ‘Zero death in 30.’ The seminar was arranged by PMAS-AAUR Department of Clinical studies, Faculty of Veterinary & animal Sciences at PMAS-AAUR, with an aim to create awareness among people about human & animal rabies and to emphasize on its prevention techniques.
Rawalpindi:22 august: Fruit Fly Management Week from August 21 to 26 commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah - Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), here on Monday in compliance with the directions of Secretary Agriculture, Government of Punjab. The objective to observe this week is to promote and practice management practices for management of fruit flies at mass scale in the province. This campaign is being launched in all districts of Punjab simultaneously.
Rawalpindi: The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) has approved the recurring budget of Rs 2049.183 million the fiscal year 2017-18.
Rawalpindi:May 26:A total 2,820 graduates were awarded degrees, while 59 decorated with medals in the 18th convocation of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Thursday. 43 graduates got gold medals, 8 silver medals, 8 bronze medals while 1785 postgraduate, 1,000 undergraduate and 35 Ph.D graduates were awarded with degrees. Two students also achieved the gold medals sponsored by the Bank of Punjab while a student of Literacy Centre also received gold medal.