Governor Punjab takes notice of pending matters regarding the public sector universities of Punjab
Lahore: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has taken notice of pending matters regarding the public sector universities of Punjab. To deal with pending cases, Governor Punjab has formed a seven-member committee headed by Provincial Minister Raja Yasir Hamayun.
According to details, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar
chaired a meeting of the Vice-Chancellors of Public Universities in
Governor House regarding the hiring and pending cases of Public Sector
Universities. This meeting was attended by Provincial Minister of Higher
Education Raja Yasir Hamayun, Principal Secretary of Governor Punjab Dr
Rashid Mansoor, Vice-Chancellor Punjab University Dr Niaz Ahmad
Akhtar. Vice-Chancellors of other universities and officers of all concerned
departments were also present in the meeting. Matters regarding pending
cases of Public Sector Universities came under discussion during this
meeting that took place in Governor House. Vice-Chancellors also gave a
briefing to Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar about various
administrative matters of universities. Taking notice of the pending matters,
Governor Punjab Chuadhry Mohammad Sarwar formed a committee that
will be headed by Minister Higher Education Raja Yasir Hamayun. The
committee consists of Principal Secretary of Governor Punjab Dr Rashid
Mansoor, Vice-Chancellor Punjab University Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, along
with other representatives of Governor Secretariat and law department.
Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar directed Provincial Minister Higher
Education that all pending matters including hiring of various vacant
positions should be dealt with by September 15 and a report should be
presented to Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar.
Addressing the meeting Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad
Sarwar said that no interference in university matters shall be tolerated. All
Vice-Chancellors have been appointed on merit so it is the responsibility of
Vice-Chancellors that they should ensure merit and transparency in their
respective universities. Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar
said that the administrative issue of universities negatively influences the
student education. Our aim is to not only resolve issues of universities but
also improve the standard of education. Governor Punjab said that my aim
is to include the universities of Punjab in top 500 universities of the world.
This can only be achieved if we work together as a team to ensure merit