M. Phil and M.S seminars were held in the Department of Zoology, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over by Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences. Ms. Majeeda Ruk, Research Scholar delivered her M. Phil seminar on “Studies on Prevalence and Identification of Various Biting Lice Species of Domestic and Poultry Chickens of Sukkur, Pakistan”, under the supervision of Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh and Co-supervision of Dr. Hakim Ali Sahito.
Ms. Majeeda Ruk revealed that study was carried out at different location of Sukkur region, i-e Pano Aqil, Rohri and Sukkur on fortnightly interval. She said, 20 severely infested chickens were observed from neck, chest and cloacal regions. It was observed that domestic chickens were never been injected are used any drug for precaution of lies repellent or kill. It is suggested that integrated control strategies should be done to improve chicken productivity and enhance smallholder livelihood in these areas in Sukkur region.
Mr. Tanveer Ahmed Soomro, Research Scholar delivered M.S seminar on “The Effect of Myogenic Factor 5 Polymorphism with the Meat Quality in Pakistan Indigenous Cattle, Bos Indicus”, under the supervision of Dr. Javed Ahmed Ujjan and Co-supervision of Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi.
Mr. Tanveer Ahmed Soomro said, meat is an important and essential source of food for people of world. Meat business is one of the factor that play a pivotal role in the socioeconomic development of any country. He said, cattle breeds have different meat quality and this variation in meat quality is due to effect of environmental and genetic factor. He said, genetic change brings quality of meat in cattle breeds.
Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi said, the research topic of Ms. Majeeda Ruk is value-added and it will provide a way in the strengthening the poultry industry and her research work will control the various biting lice species of domestic and poultry chickens.
Dr. Kazi said, the research work of Mr. Tanveer Ahmed Soomro is also beneficial for the enhancement of meat product in four types of cattle and with the help of his research work the meat quality and productivity will be enhance.
Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies appreciated the research work presented by the both scholars and also lauded the efforts of the Department of Zoology for the promotion of research culture in the Department.
Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, QEC, applauded the role of Vice Chancellor Dr. Parveen Shah for the promotion of research culture in line with the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.
Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Director, ORIC remarked that the research work of the both scholars will benefit the society in uplifting the economy of country.
Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Incharge, Department of Zoology briefed the audience about the academic and research activities of the Department.
Dr. Javed Ahmed Ujjan said, the research work of the both scholars will pave the way for guideline for new researchers and the work presented by both scholars is up to the mark and in line with new standards of research.
The both seminars were declared as successful.
Dr. Ahmeduddin Rajpar, Dr. Mir Munsif Ali Talpur, Dr. Abdul Hussain Shar, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Dr. Ashfaque Ahmed Memon and large number of research scholars and students attended the seminars.
B. ED/M. ED EXAMINATIONS POSTPONED
Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual), Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that B. Ed and M. Ed Examinations 2013 of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur previously scheduled on 04th June 2015 are hereby postponed. The revised schedule will announced later.