The research and development (R&D) cell will accelerate the pace of work and develop new biopesticides to curb locusts playing havoc with the agriculture sector, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) Vice-Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf has said. He stated this while chairing the performance review meeting of the locusts R&D cell of the varsity. Entomology Department Chairperson Dr Masnoor Sahi, Dr Jalal Arif, Dr Muhammad Saghir, Dr Amer Rasul, Dr Masoorul Hassan and other scientists were present on the occasion.
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FAISALABAD:14 April: University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf has directed the locusts research and development cell to accelerate the pace of work and develop new biopesticides to curb locusts that were playing havoc with the agriculture sector. He said this while chairing a performance review meeting of locusts’ cell of the varsity here on Monday. Entomology Chairman Dr Mansoor, Dr Jalal Arif, Dr Muhammad Saghir, Dr Amir Rasool and others scientists attended the moot.
LAHORE:08 April:In order to combat the spread of Covid-19, Department of Textile Engineering University of Engineering and Technology’s Faisalabad Campus (UET-FSD) has produced cost and performance effective bio based anti-bacterial facemasks. These masks have been produced with specific polypropylene non-woven fabric as per the recommendation of World Health Organisation (WHO). The key properties of the facemask include air permeability, thickness, tensile strength, water repellency, tear strength and microscopic analysis as per international standards.
University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)/Handout via The News FAISALABAD:05 April: Scientists at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) have developed and introduced a safe, effective hand sanitiser based on their own research, with the product conforming to the World Health Organization's quality standards.
FAISALABAD:24 March: As many as 150 pilgrims, arriving from Taftan, were shifted to the PARS campus of the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF). Pilgrims were transported to the quarantine facility in seven buses. The 150 pilgrims will be kept in quarantine for 14 days, where medical staff will perform duties in three shifts. Police and staff on duty wear gloves and masks. The pilgrims included women and children. All these pilgrims will be screened and their report will be ready in three days.
FAISALABAD:02 June: The 315th meeting of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad Syndicate on Saturday discussed the critical issues relating to the R&D, governance and approval of various decisions tabled for deliberation. UAF Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf presided over the meeting. The VC welcomed the newly appointed member Prof Dr Nasir Amin who would represent the Higher Education Commission in the varsity Syndicate. He said that foremost agenda of creating a university was to generate advanced knowledge and disseminate it through meaningful services, product and technology.
Fasialabad:29 May:Addressing the meeting of executive committee of UAF run Laboratory High School and College System, he said that modern teaching methods and digital techniques will be ensured in the UAF-run Laboratory School. IPS, Heibi University of China ink deal for research He said that every year, the students from the Laboratory School were gaining top positions in the board examinations which is an honour for the university.
Fasilaabad:24 May:These views were expressed by speakers at a seminar on the theme of “Collective Action for Knowledge Economy using Technology”. The seminar was arranged by University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) at New Senate on Thursday. The seminar was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf while former vice chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Dr Muhammad Nawaz, was the guest of honour on the occasion.
FAISALABAD:30 March: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Friday conducted a consultative meeting on the feasibility of establishment of Pakistan-Korea Nutrition Center at UAF in collaboration with Korean International Cooperation Agency to improve child and community nutrition.
FAISALABAD:04 March: The number of PhD club of the University of Agriculture Faisalabad has risen up to 1,759 with the award of PhD degrees to six more scholars, including three females.
FAISALABAD:04 February: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad will organise the Kashmir Solidarity programmes from Feb 5 to Feb 14.
FAISALABAD:12 January: University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa Friday announced donating his seven acres of land to the Akhuwat Trust for educational purposes. Chairing the steering meeting of Akhuwat, the VC said helping the disadvantage class and work for their welfare would result in the progress of the country. He said his land near Gojra should be used to raise educational level and bring prosperity in the area.
FAISALABAD:January 10: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will observe February 14 as the Sisters’ Day to promote eastern culture and Islamic traditions among the youth, said UAF Vice-Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa.
FAISALABAD:January 10: Punjab Auqaf Minister Sahibzada Saeedul Hassan Shah announced that the provincial government would establish Sufi University in Lahore to promote the education of Sufism.
LAHORE :13 July: The doctors’ community has demanded a fair inquiry into a case of a female doctor, Dr Mahwish Ameen, who is facing sexual harassment by her teacher at the Punjab Medical University, Faisalabad for the last three years. Dr Ameen submitted a written complaint to the university’s vice chancellor and the university has set up an inquiry committee to deal with the matter. The committee has asked both the parties to appear before the inquiry committee next week.