Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Establishment of three technology universities in pipeline

Islamabad, Establishment of three innovation colleges is in the pipeline incorporating National Skills University in Islamabad, KPK Technology University and another to be setup by Frontier Works Organization (FWO).

The data was shared at the lady meeting of the National Technology Council (NTC), an accreditation gathering built up by Higher Education Commission (HEC) to screen and authorize innovation related degree programs, hung on Tuesday.

HEC Chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed initiated the meeting held under the aegis of Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) of HEC Major General (r) Akbar Saeed Awan and Dr. Kausar Malik assumed responsibility as director and bad habit administrator of the gathering. The meeting was informed that the Punjab Government has likewise indicated enthusiasm for setting up an innovation college.

The NTC is in charge of accreditation of instructive projects prompting degrees in innovation disciplines. It will likewise think about various viewpoints for accreditation of degree projects in innovation related subjects, including general structure and extent of the system, educational module, essential foundation, workforce, level of similarity with global gauges and patterns, level of expertise advancement by the system, level of joining of science and innovation, understudy bolster, research center offices, offices for understudy exercises and different comforts, budgetary help, level of occupation position of graduates, and so on.

Diverse projects whose accreditation will go under NTC's domain incorporate, however not constrained to, B-Tech Honors, BSc/BS Technology, Animal Production and Technology, Biotechnology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Emergency and Intensive Care Technology, Medical Imaging Technology, Dental Technology, Operation Theater Technology, Mortuary Technology, Food Sciences and Technology, Nanotechnology and Information Technology.

While initiating the meeting, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed trusted that foundation of National Technology Council will be of incredible help in streamlining all the innovation related training. He said that the chamber will likewise deal with innovation courses other than designing innovation, and will be in charge of creating and actualizing quality certification criteria in all the separate controls.

The HEC executive said that the commission will give all conceivable backing to smooth working of the Council. He acknowledged Major General (r) Akbar Saeed Awan for tolerating the test to lead the committee and bring highly required changes and rebuilding of the innovation. He likewise refreshing other gathering individuals for their advantage and cooperation.

NTC has representation from HEC, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, Ministry of Industries and Production, Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council, National Computing Education and Accreditation Council, National Vocational and Technical Training Commission, Vice Chancellors of open and private part colleges offering innovation programs, one from every territory including Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Federal Area.