Saturday, April 16, 2016

NA body directs HEC to close sub-campuses of universities

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly's Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training on Wednesday took strict notice of opening of some of colleges' sub-grounds in little homes and structures all through the nation and coordinated the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to close these grounds quickly.

The body meeting led by MNA Col. (retd) Amirullah Marwat was held at the HEC Secretariat. It said that these unlawful grounds were the primary purpose for the diminishing nature of training in the colleges.

The administrator HEC guaranteed the body that he would close these unlawful grounds and looked for assistance from the body individuals in this regard.The panel was likewise educated that numerous colleges had involved a large number of sections of land worth of a great many rupees as it could be utilized for some different purposes like horticulture part.

Clergyman of State for Federal Education and Professional Training Engr Muhammad Balighur Rahman highlighting the advantages of Prime Minister Laptop Scheme said that these portable PCs were being given to sparkling understudies having 75% stamps including that through the plan the learning of the understudies have been moved forward.

Administrator HEC Dr Mukhtar Ahmad advised the board of trustees about the part of the Commission and said that the quantity of colleges in 2002 was 59 which had now come to 178. The board of trustees suggested that regions ought to spend more supports for the advancement of advanced education.

Dr Mukhtar told the NA body that the HEC had developed its entire framework according to global standard because of which 10 colleges had been positioned in main 300 colleges of the Asia.HEC was in contact with areas for development of new colleges at locale level, he said and included that the land for these colleges would be given by the regions.

Dr Mukhtar said Planning and Development Division has as of late affirmed subsidizes for HEC of Rs3 billion which would be utilized for innovation exchange and connected research in the country.Highlighting the accomplishments of Islamabad Space Technology (IST) he said that IST with the collaboration of analysts has made a satellite two years back effectively and included another satellite was likewise being dispatched soon. He educated the advisory group about the Prime Minister's Fee Reimbursement Program and said that this program was started in Balochistan, Fata AJK, GB, Interior Sindh and Southern Punjab.

Dr Mukhtar said that 59% of the understudies had been chosen from less created zones for worldwide grants being recompensed by HEC.He said that a college would be built up in Peshawar and its further grounds would likewise be set up in tribal regions to encourage the understudies of these zones.

The board recommended that those understudies who finish their Phd thinks about in global instructive establishments on grants ought to be sent by HEC at any college of the nation. The individuals from the panel have guaranteed for their full collaboration to promote reinforce the HEC to enhance the nature of advanced education.