Saturday, July 2, 2016

Education single means to ensure socio-economic development: Rana Tanveer

Islamabad, Best research paper, best youthful examination researcher, best trailblazer and best book got grants at the fifth HEC Outstanding Research Award service held in Higher Education Commission (HEC) secretariat.

Government Minister of Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain graced the function as boss visitor. Executive HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed and Executive Director HEC Dr. Arshad Ali alongside Vice Chancellors were additionally present on the event.

The grants were given in four classes including best research paper, best youthful exploration researcher, best trailblazer, and best book in eight orders including Basic and Applied Sciences, Biological Sciences, Pure Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Social Sciences, Management Sciences, and Arts and Humanities.

Talking on the event, Rana Tanveer Hussain said that instruction is the single intends to guarantee financial improvement of a nation, as it gives talented human asset to the general public. Valuing the commitment of HEC to advancement of exploration society in the nation, he said that HEC initiated research incredibleness in Pakistani colleges and advanced indigenous examination environment. He focused on the requirement for orchestrating research exercises with the national needs.

"We need to concentrate on need-based research with the goal that it could convey to the general public and its useful utility could advantage our economy."

The clergyman asked the specialists to concentrate on territories which could assume striking part in the nation financial improvement. He said that the part of HEC has been broadly acclaimed and universal perceived owning to its projects for advancement of advanced education in the nation. He praised the grant beneficiaries and urged them to work for advancement of the nation.

In his appreciated comments, Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed informed the Minister on HEC activities to guarantee nature of instruction and exploration. He said that the HEC, while advancing an examination society in the nation's colleges, is concentrating on the pertinence of exploration with the goal that it could meet the national needs. He said the quantity of productions in effect variable exploration diaries has expanded impressively since a small 800 in 2002 to more than 10,000 in 2014-15 as the HEC has furnished scientists with an empowering domain. "HEC has been guaranteeing procurement of vital framework to colleges," he said.

Dr. Mukhtar gave a review of the activities HEC offers to advance exploration which incorporate travel awards, research gift, patent recording backing and workplaces of Research, Innovation and Commercialization and Business Incubation Centers set up by the HEC in colleges that are advancing development and commercialization. HEC has propelled community oriented examination ventures with various nations including the United States and France, UK and Germany while three Centers of Excellence in vitality division, water and sustenance security have as of now been set up in Pakistan. Work to set up another Center on environmental change in the following money related year is now in advancement. He likewise shared HEC's proposed measures for innovation exchange with spotlight on different fields like electronic, nanotechnology and autos with backing from South Korea.

Praising the awardees on their wonderful exploration work, the Chairman said, "Analysts need to move their focus from the effect component to the effect of examination on society so that their diligent work could advantage mankind."

Tending to the social affair, Dr. Arshad Ali focused on the requirement for diligent work to keep pace with the world in instructive and innovative improvement. He said that 15 Technology Information Support Centers are being set up in the nation with the coordinated effort of World Intellectual Property Organization to scrutinize on licenses and improve their usefulness.

He said a Steering Committee will likewise be shaped to analyze the business and monetary suitability of examination in the nation.

He said Pakistan has been honored with skilled youth that should be guided to wind up profitable and arrangement suppliers for society. He likewise shared measures being taken to recognize and chip away at activities for elevate of the material business, dairy and domesticated animals and different segments through examination in the zones.

The awardees of Best Research Paper Awards including Dr. Adeela Saeed, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, the Women University, Multan; Dr. Shahid Saeed Qureshi, Assistant Professor, Government Post Graduate College, Jhelum; Dr. Tasneem Gul Kazi, Professor, National Center of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Sindh, Jamshoro; Dr. Asghari Gul, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad; Dr. Muhammad Najam-ul-Haq, Professor, Institute of Chemical Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; Dr. Fariha Khan, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi; Dr. Akhtar Nadhman, Assistant Professor, Center of Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences (CIRBS), International Islamic University, Islamabad; Dr. Asad Jan, Associate Professor, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, the University of Agriculture Peshawar; Dr. Amjad Ali, Assistant Professor, Atta ur Rehman School of

Connected Biosciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, NUST, Islamabad; Mr. Majid Hussain, Lecturer, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, University of Haripur, Haripur; Dr. Tariq Aziz, Associate Professor, Institute of Soil & Environmental Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Dr. Sher Muhammad Shahzad, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Sargodha; Dr. Hafiz Azhar Ali Khan, Assistant Professor, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore; Dr. Amna Sahar

Right hand Professor, Department of Food Engineering, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Majeed, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha, Sargodha; Dr. Sajid Butt, Assistant Professor, Department of Material Sciences & Engineering Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad; Dr. Ahmad Ahsan Nawaz, Assistant Professor, SMME, Biomedical Engineering Department, National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad; Mr. Rahim Jan, PhD Scholar, School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME), National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad; Dr. Muhammad Rehan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad; Engr. Muhammad Abubaker, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Sahiwal; Dr. Adnan Nadeem, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, University Road, Karachi; Dr. Adeel Mumtaz, Manager NESCOM, Islamabad; Safdar Ali, Deputy Chief Scientist, Directorate General National Repository, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), Islamabad; Dr. Maqsood Hayat, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan; Dr. Muhammad Kamran, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Institute of Technology Wah

Cantt; Dr. Syeda Shahida Batool, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Government College University - GCU, Lahore; Dr. Tahira Jibeen, Assistant Professor, Humanities Department, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore; Dr. Shameem Fatima, Assistant Professor, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore; Dr. Zulfqar Khan Professor & Head of Dept. of Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Islamabad; Dr. Muhammad Khalid Bashir, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Policy Chair, USPCAS-AFS, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Dr. Muhammad Abbas, Assistant Professor, FAST School of Management, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences – FAST-NU, Islamabad; Dr. Masood ul Hassan, Chairman, Department of Commerce Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan; Dr. Wazir Payo, Assistant Professor, Govt. Postgraduate College Kohat; and Dr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Professor and Chairman, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad.

In the Best Young Research Scholar Awards, recompenses were given to Dr. Noreen Sher Akbar, Assistant Professor, DBS&H, CEME, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad; Dr. Muhammad Imran Qadir, Assistant Professor, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; Dr. Muhammad Farooq, Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Dr. Muhammad Rehan, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, PIEAS, Islamabad; Dr. M. Usman Akram, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of EME, NUST, Rawalpindi; Dr. Middle Easterner Naz, Associate Professor, University of Malakand; and Dr. Muhammad Abbas, Assistant Professor, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences – FAST-NU, Islamabad.

In the classification of Best Innovator Awards, Dr. Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Professor, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), H-12, Islamabad was honored.

The Best Book Awards were secured by Prof. Dr. Moinuddin Ahmed, Professor, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Karachi; Dr. Ilhan Niaz, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad; and Prof. Dr. Khaliq Dad Malik, Professor & Chairman, Department of Arabic, University of the Punjab, Lahore.