CONCLUDING SESSION OF 2ND IOT HELD AT SALU, KHAIRPUR

August 25, 2014 at 9:40 AM

 

CONCLUDING SESSION OF 2ND IOT HELD AT SALU, KHAIRPUR

The Concluding session of 2nd Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) Workshop on Governance & Administrative Skills was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur funded by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts chaired the session and Engineer Ghulam Sarwar Kandhar, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Shaheed Zulfiuqar Ali Bhutto Campus, Khairpur was the chief guest on the occasion.

Speaking to the participants, Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk said that it was great opportunity for the non-academic staff of University, I am confident that you have learnt a lot. Dr. Khushk said this training provided a platform to learn about the basic things on governance and administrative skills. I hope that our officers will deal in good manner with public at large. Our officers will utilize their best practices in the office work.

Engineer Ghulam Sarwar Kandhar said that I am so happy to see that the first time the HEC has provided opportunity to the  officer for the capacity building, I appreciate the efforts of Vice Chancellor SALU Dr. Parveen Shah and the endeavor of Higher Education Commission for providing essential trainings for officers. You are bound to serve the students and teachers, institution depends on your capacities and services. Engineer Kandhar said that officers are service provider. He appreciated the efforts of Director Planning & Development and organizing committee for organizing two consecutive workshops. He said that the Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur is the first University in Pakistan conducted the second consecutive workshop for non-academic staff. This credit goes to Vice Chancellor and her energetic team.

Dr. Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar extended his thanks to HEC for sponsoring the series of workshops. He said we need the best professional, this is a learning process, it will benefit the University.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Director P&D and Course Coordinator of the Workshop presented the vote of thanks to guests and participants of the workshop.

The five day workshop was conducted by renowned Professor and Scientists, Prof. Dr. Zubair Ahmed Shaikh, Director, FAST National University, Karachi, Prof. Dr. Tauha Hussain Ali, Registrar, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro and Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi, Senior Officer of SALU, Khairpur.

The various modules on Governance in Universities, Human Resource Management, Leadership & Motivation, Stress Management, Cultural Effects on Administration Practices, Quality Assurance in Governance, Sexual Harassment at Workplace, Principles of Good  Governance, Time Management, E- Governance, Innovative Management through ICT, Governance comparison in various sectors and SWOT Analysis were discussed during the workshop.

Mr. Shah Mohammad Butt, Dr. Mahar Khadim participants of the workshop expressed their views. They said the workshop will provide far reaching impact on governance and administrative skills. They emphasized on that such type of workshop may be continued in future and the workshop will capacity building of the officer and academia.

At the end the certificates and remuneration were distributed among the trainees by the Chief Guest.  

Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Hassaamuddin Shaikh, Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi and others attended the concluding session of workshop.

  

 

 

Prof Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari

Media Coordinator

Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur

Phone: 0243-552261

E-mail: prosalukhp@gmail.com

 

Dated: 24-08-2014

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THE CHEQUE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY OF KHAIRPUR POVERTY CUM-MERIT SCHOLARSHIP HELD

August 21, 2014 at 3:44 PM

 The Cheque Distribution Ceremony of Khairpur Poverty Cum-Merit Scholarship 2013-14 held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor distributed the cheques among the students. 

 Speaking to cheques recipients students, Dr. Shah said, “I am pleased to distribute the cheques of scholarship among my dearest students. This scheme is for needy and poor students.” The Vice Chancellor said that I am extremely grateful to Dr. Syeda Nafisa Shah, MNA who provided this financial assistance to our students. Dr. Parveen Shah advised the cheque recipients to compete on every front in decent and competitive manner. The Vice Chancellor said, “Your age is for learning and innovation.” Dr. Shah enumerated that students  should refrain their selves  from unfair attitude and activities. I am proud that my students are duty bound and obedient and she advised the students to give your attention to their studies.

 The Cheque Distribution Ceremony of Khairpur Poverty Cum-Merit Scholarship 2013-14 held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor distributed the cheques among the students. 

Speaking to cheques recipients students, Dr. Shah said, “I am pleased to distribute the cheques of scholarship among my dearest students. This scheme is for needy and poor students.” The Vice Chancellor said that I am extremely grateful to Dr. Syeda Nafisa Shah, MNA who provided this financial assistance to our students. Dr. Parveen Shah advised the cheque recipients to compete on every front in decent and competitive manner. The Vice Chancellor said, “Your age is for learning and innovation.” Dr. Shah enumerated that students  should refrain their selves  from unfair attitude and activities. I am proud that my students are duty bound and obedient and she advised the students to give your attention to their studies.

 Prof. Dr. Ashfaque Ahmed Memon, Focal Person, Scholarships Committee apprized that Rs. 278000 has been allocated to our 426 students in various classes and departments amounting Rs. 7000/- to Rs. 8000/- each student. Dr. Ashfaque revealed that it is matter of pride that SALU, Khairpur availed German Need Based Scholarship from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad as sole institution of Sindh Province. Dr. Memon shed light on various scholarships being offered by SALU, Khairpur sponsored by HEC, Islamabad. 

 Miss Gul Bano, Miss Sania, Miss Sakeena, Miss Kanwal Aijaz, Mr. Muneer Ahmed, Miss Neelam Gul, Mr. Abdul Qayoom Soomro and others received the cheques. 

 Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Dr. Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Yasmene Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator and others were present in the ceremony. 

 

 Prof Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari

Media Coordinator

Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur 

Phone: 0243-552261

E-mail: prosalukhp@gmail.com 

Dated: 21-08-2014

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HEC Workshop (IOT)

August 21, 2014 at 11:11 AM

The second 5-Day HEC Indigenous On-Campus Training (IOT) Workshop on Governance & Administrative Skills inaugurated at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur organized by Professional Development Centre (PDC) in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor inaugurated the workshop.

Talking to the participants of the workshop, Dr. Shah said that it gives me a great pleasure to welcome you all and chairing the opening ceremony this morning of this useful workshop on “Governance & Administrative Skills” organized by our university with support of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. The Vice Chancellor said this workshop is the one of the series of training sessions for public sector universities for capacity-building of the non-teaching staff announced by HEC Islamabad. These trainings are aimed to improve the efficiency of universities and promote good governance in the campuses. Dr. Shah said the HEC has already prepared training modules which include finance, audit, good governance, presentation skills, IT equipment management skills, quality assurance, hostel management, intra-departmental communication, communication skills with youth, administration skills, and writing skills, along with professional ethics and effective public dealing. Dr. Shah remarked that the competencies of the entire university non- teaching staff must be enhanced and the staff must be provided an all-inclusive view of the university functions to fully address the students/ parents' queries, especially details of the programs being run by the universities to further improve the systems already in place. These initiatives of HEC will certainly increase effectiveness and fill the communication gap between different stakeholders within and outside the universities.

Dr. Parveen Shah extended her cordial thanks to Prof. Dr. Taha Hussain Ali, Registrar Mehran University of Engineering, Sciences & Technology, Jamshoro and Dr. Zubair A Shaikh, Director FAST-National University, Karachi, Resource Persons of Workshop who spared their precious time to train the staff.

Earlier, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Course Coordinator and Focal Person of IOT briefed the salient features and objectives of the workshop.

Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Member Organizing Committee of the workshop, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Incharge, PDC and others attended the inaugural session of workshop.

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USAID Delegation at SALU

August 19, 2014 at 9:56 AM

A delegation of USAID led by Mr. Aamir Siddiqui, Pakistan Reading Project along with Dr. Hina Kazmi and Ms. Sadia called on Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur at her office.

Talking to delegation, Dr. Parveen Shah said, “We are striving to provide quality education in the field of professional education i-e Teacher-Education with the help of USAID, Pakistan Reading Project. This is the era of specialization, we need best teachers in our society to promote the essence of quality education and awareness among the masses. We are observing the standard operating procedure (SOP) given by USAID.”

On the occasion, the delegation felt entire satisfaction of working mechanism and appreciated the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah for the implementation of action plan. Mr. Aamir Siddiqui said that due to the keen interest of Dr. Parveen Shah and her devoted team the framework has been completed in the stipulated time. Mr. Siddiqui revealed that we have initiated plan to accredit the 28 education colleges of Sindh to produce quality education.

The Focal Person of Faculty of Education, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah also briefed the delegation about the strategic plan. Later on, the delegation visited the newly constructed building of Faculty of Education.

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An Informative Talk on HEC, Islamabad

August 18, 2014 at 9:50 AM

An informative talk on Higher Education Commission, Islamabad Serving as Engine for Socio-Economic Development of Pakistan was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Member, Human Resource Development (HRD) delivered the talk. Dr. Bhatti briefed the Deans, Faculty Members and Directors about the role of Higher Education Commission in the Socio-Economic Uplift, Research & Development, Human Resource Development, Research & Innovation, Role in Community Development & Leadership, Technological Readiness, ICTs and etc.

Dr. Bhatti said that at this juncture, 160 Universities are recognized, 59 public sector Universities among them and 101 from private sector. Dr. Bhatti revealed that HEC is focusing on recognition of degrees, equivalence, quality assurance, program accreditation and eligibility criteria of faculty appointment. He said that there are number of accreditation councils in HEC in different disciplines and subjects. He said that Learning & Innovation Division is playing a dynamic role for training programs.

He said that there is linkage between HEC and Industry, research commercialization. At present 1308 research projects have been approved so far. He said that the 10 Pakistani Universities are recognized as world class Universities. Dr. Bhatti remarked that we have strengthen the scholarship program. 7399 foreign scholarships and 7693 HEC scholarships have been awarded to scholars.

He said that the focus of HEC is shifting from traditional to modern role based on innovation, entrepreneurship and socio-economic transformation so the economy of the country may be developed on path of progress.

Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Director, Planning & Development, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Chairmen, Chairpersons and Directors attended the talk.

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14 August 2014 (Independance Day)

August 14, 2014 at 12:23 PM

The 68th Independence Day of Pakistan was celebrated at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur with national sprit, enthusiasm and fervor. The Flag hoisting ceremony was held at Main Central Lawn. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor along with Pro-Vice Chancellor Main Campus Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Deans, Chairmen, Chairpersons, Directors and Sectional heads hoisted the national Flag.

Speaking on this auspicious occasion, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah said that 14th August is the day of deliverance from the clutches of colonial exploiters who devastated the economic, political, social and cultural heritage of the Muslims of the Sub-continent. In the wake of Independence Movement, the political, national and social leaders rendered huge sacrifice and marvelous service for the cause of a separate country.

Dr. Shah said that at this juncture, our country faces serious challenges like extremism, poverty, lack of access to modern education and advanced health facilities. The security apparatus of the state is also under threat from non-state actors and is under immense strain. The Vice Chancellor remarked that I salute my Pakistan Armed Forces for courageously fighting against the non-state actors and militant forces in North Waziristan. Dr. Shah said that this is a glorious hour for us to unite as one nation under the flag of our beloved country Pakistan to eradicate the menace of social evils. The real dream of Pakistan can surely be attained with the help of progressive education, tolerance and respect for different religions and ethnic groups and imbibing a culture of mature politics.

Dr. Shah added that our existence depends on the existence of our country. It is the need of the time that unrest from the country may be eliminated and we must foster command of unity.

Vice Chancellor said that we availed independence on account of the martyrs of countless persons during the independence movement. It is the need of the hour that we must follow the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah to make the Pakistan as brighter, progressive and united.

The students of the Model School performed P.T Show and Tug of War matches were played between the teams of Employees. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah presented the shields to winner and runner teams. The students of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and its Model School presented their tableaus in which they focused on the unity, importance of education, feeling of patriotism etc. The students also presented their speeches on the significance of independence day, Pakistan Movement and the role of Armed Forces against War on Terror.

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah announced to award cash prizes of Rs. 15000/= for the students of University and Model School. The ceremony was attended by Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Prof. Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Prof. Qamar-un-Nisa Larik, Mr. Shahida Mangi, Mr. Abdul Aziz Shaikh, Officers, Employees and students.

Meanwhile, the Flag hoisting ceremony was also held at Shikarpur Campus of University. Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Mangi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shikarpur Campus along with faculty members and students hoisted the national Flag and organized various activities to mark the day in befitting manner.

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Meeting for B. Ed (Hons)

August 13, 2014 at 12:19 PM

A meeting regarding admissions and prospectus 2015 Four Year B. Ed (Hons) Elementary was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, presided by Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Mangi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shikarpur Campus and Convener of Prospectus Committee. Dr. Mangi apprized the meeting that Four Year B. Ed (Hons) is a professional degree approved by Higher Education Commission and based on the current education policy 2009. In this program USAID funded merit scholarships are also available.

At the meeting it was decided that the admission of Four Year B. Ed (Hons) Elementary 2015 will start in the newly established Faculty of Education. The admission forms will be issued from 25th August 2014 and submitted up to 12th September 2014. The Pre-Entry Test will be conducted on 23rd September 2014. The foundation and preparatory classes will start from 3rd November to 31st December 2014. The regular classes will commence from 6th January 2015. The candidates who got 50% marks in intermediate or equivalent are eligible to get admission.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person, Faculty of Education, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Chairman, Department of Media Studies, Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Chairman, Department of Computer Science, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Syed Mehdi Shah Rashdi, Director Admissions, and Syed Zahid Hussain Shah, Assistant Director, Institute of Education, Main Campus.

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Visit VC Academic Block

August 8, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur visited the academic block following the end of the summer vacations and Eid holidays. On this occasion, Dr. Shah advised the students to remain regular and punctual in their classes. The Vice Chancellor stressed the students to plant a tree in their departments in order to avert the environmental degradation. Dr. Shah said that the trees are the lungs of earth and produce healthy and energetic environment for us. Dr. Parveen Shah also visited the newly constructed laboratories and class rooms in the Pharmacy department.

The Vice Chancellor directed the Project Director, Project Management Unit (PMU) for the immediate installation of extra electric water cooler in the building of Faculty of Management Sciences.

Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Shah Abidi, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Director, Student Affairs, Dr. Fayaz Raza Chandio, Incharge, Beautification and Plantation, Mr. Ghulam Shabbir Phulpoto, Incharge Buildings, Mr. Mushtaque Ali Khaskheli, Chief Security Officer and others were present during the visit.

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A pre-arrangement meeting for the celebration of 67th Independence Day

August 8, 2014 at 8:43 PM

A pre-arrangement meeting for the celebration of 67th Independence Day of Pakistan was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor chaired the meeting. It was decided that the day will be marked with national fervor and solemnity. The various events will be organized jointly by the Main Campus and also Model School.

The flag hoisting ceremony, PT Show, Tablos, speeches, books fair and national songs will be performed by the students. The documentary related with the Independence Movement will be shown.

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Director, Student Affairs, Prof. Dr. taj Mohammad Lashari, Chairman, Department of Media Studies and Ms. Ghazala Qureshi from Model School.

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Eid Greetings

August 4, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The delegations of teachers, officers and employees called on Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and exchanged Eid greetings. Speaking on this gracious occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah remarked that the Eid is an important festival of the Islam. It promotes happiness, sense of brotherhood, fraternity and unity among the Muslims. Dr. Shah also shared Eid greeting with teachers and staff and hoped that they will divert their energies for image building of the University.

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