LAHORE:26 March:In the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, all the academic departments of Government College University (GCU) Lahore have been fast switching to virtual teaching for the students of all degree programmes. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi has directed the chairpersons of the departments to maintain the record of all online classes, digital handouts and recorded audio and video lectures besides ensuring necessary training and facilitation of faculty members by the newly formed Directorate of IT.
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LAHORE:25 March:The medical fraternity has called for adopting Chinese model rigorously to control coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
LAHORE :24 March: The Punjab University’s chemical engineers have developed anti-bacterial disposable wipes and sanitiser on a par with the standards of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help protect people from coronavirus. Addressing a press briefing on Sunday, Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Akhter said people were ignoring many things which could be a source of spreading coronavirus such as mobile phones, purses, keys, pens, door handles, stair railings, ATMs and public washrooms.
LAHORE:23 March:Punjab University’s chemical engineers have developed anti-bacterial disposable wipes and sanitizer as per WHO guidelines which would help to protect people from coronavirus. In this regard, PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad addressed a press briefing along with Department of Polymer Engineering and Technology’s associate professors Dr Bilal Haider, Dr Atif Islam, Assistant Professor Dr Areeba Farooq, student volunteers, including Hamza Javed, Rahat Rashid, Hafiz Abdullah, Muhammad Asad and Musa Raza at Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET) here Sunday.
LAHORE :22 March: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar inaugurated a telemedicine centre at Punjab University Teaching Hospital here on Saturday. PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad, Punjab Corona Response Team Member and PU Telemedicine Centre Focal Person Dr Zeeshan Danish, Chief Medical Officer Dr Muhammad Akram, Dr Tahseen Zameer and other doctors were present on the occasion. Talking to the media, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar lauded Punjab University’s role in combating coronavirus. He also praised the PU VC and his team.
LAHORE :22 March: University of Engineering and Technology (UET), and Virtual University of Pakistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct paperless Engineering College Admission Test (ECAT). UET Lahore Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar and VU Rector Naeem Tariq accompanied by VU Controller of Examination Dr Faisal Tehseen Shah signed the MoU. Under the MoU, computer-based combined entry test 2020 will be conducted by University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in Punjab.
LAHORE:20 February: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar on Wednesday said 10 major universities of the province, including Punjab University, will be switched over to solar energy in the first phase of a scheme, saving Rs256 million annually. “A total of Rs6.41 billion will be saved in 25 years,” he said during a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony held at Governor House. The Department of Energy and Punjab University signed the MoU under the project to convert all public sector universities to solar energy on the occasion.
LAHORE :20 February:Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said that all universities in Punjab are being switched over to an independent electricity system and not a single penny of public exchequer will be spent on all the process rather private institutions will make initial investment.
LAHORE:19 February:The 10th convocation of University of Lahore (UOL) was held here the other day in which 9,220 graduates were awarded degrees.
LAHORE:18 February:A team of professionals under the supervision of Punjab University’s Department of Archeology chairman has joined the ongoing scientific excavation at Dillu Roy, a rich archaeological site, located in Dera Ghazi Khan.
Lahore:14 February:University of Education (UOE) organised Seerat Conference for female faculty members, staff and students at its Bank Road Campus here Thursday.
LAHORE:12 February:A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between University of Education andSpecial Education Department Punjab.
Lahore:11 February:Punjab University Punjab University along with Chinese students have expressed solidarity with China and its people coping with coronavirus. In this regard, a rally was taken out by PU Department of Political Science in which the participants were carrying placards inscribed with “We Stand with China”. Department of Political Science Chairperson Prof Dr Iram Khalid, Prof Dr Rana Ejaz, Dr Shabbir Ahmad Khan, students of the department and Chinese students of the university participated in the rally.
LAHORE:07 February:The 4th Annual Seerat Conference was held at University of Education, Township Campus here on Thursday. Renowned scholar Dr Raghib Naeemi, Prof Maulana Yousaf Khan, Prof Dr Akhtar Hussain Azmi, Head of Seerat Chair Dr Muhammad Ashraf, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and a large number of students and teachers attended the conference held under the theme “The Reasons of Extremism and its Prevention in the light of Seerat-un-Nabi (PBUH)”.
LAHORE:07 February:The 154th meeting of Advanced Studies and Research Board of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) was held here on Thursday with Gujranwala Medical College, Gujranwala, Principal Prof Dr Maroof Aziz Khan in the chair.