MEETING OF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE HOLDING OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HELD

December 22, 2014 at 12:07 PM

The meeting of Organizing Committee for the holding of International Conference on “Literature, Society and Reconstruction, Past, Present and Future” was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over the meeting. This conference is being organized by the Department of Urdu from 13th January to 15th January 2015. Speaking to the participants of the meeting Dr. Shah said the research activities at the campus got momentum. The Universities are recognized by the organizing conferences and seminars. The Vice Chancellor appreciated that the Department of Urdu is playing a dynamic role in teaching and research.

Dr. Sofia Yousuf Khush, Incharge, Department of Urdu and Secretary of the Conference briefed that 64 scholars of national and international level will participate in this conference. The foreign scholars of 17 countries i-e USA, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, India, Germany, Canada and others will also present their papers. She said that Higher Education Commission is also collaborative partner of the conference. Dr. Sofia informed that Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah will be Chief Guest. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, HEC, Mr. Justice (Retd) Syed Ali Aslam Jafferi and Mr. Mohammad Hussain Syed, Principle Secretary to Governor Sindh will be the Guests of Honor.  

The concluding session will be presided over by the Dr. Syeda Nafisa Shah, MNA, Syed Javed Ali Shah Jillani will be the Chief Guest, Mr. Mazhar-ul-Haq Siddiqui and Syed Waqar Shah will be the Guest of Honor. The International Mushaira will be the value-added event. Prince Mir Mehdi Raza Talpur will preside the Mushaira and Mr. Lal Bux Mangi, Political Secretary to Chief Minister Sindh will be the Chief Guest.

The various committees were constituted in order to organizing the conference in befitting manner i-e Security, Accommodation, Hall Management, Transport, Media & Publicity and Publication committees were constituted.

Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Senior Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, & Arts, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Markhand, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mohiuddin Veesar, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal, Prof. Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Salem Rahpoto, Prof. Ayaz Gul, Prof. Ghulam Mustafa Buledi, Mr. Mohammad Hassan Halipoto, Ms. Shahida Mangi, Mr. Najmul Hassan and others attended the meeting.

Khairpur

DR. KHUSHK APPOINTED AS MEMBER SYNDICATE

 

The Governor Sindh/Chancellor has appointed Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts as Member of the Syndicate of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur under the category of “Dean” for the period of three years. 

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TWO MS SEMINARS HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

December 22, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Two-M.S Seminar were held in the Department of Zoology, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided by Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences. Research Scholar Ms. Hira Mazhar Ujjan delivered her seminar on the topic “Helminth Parasites of Bank Myna Acridotheres Gingnianus L of Khairpur District, Sindh Pakistan. The second seminar was deliverted by Research Scholar Saeeda Anjum Buriro on Trematode Parasites of Mallard Anas Platyrhynchos L of Kambar Shahdad Kot District Sindh. . Both scholars are being supervised by Dr. Nadir Ali Birmani and Co-Supervised by Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh.

Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi appreciated the work of the scholars and said it is beneficial for the protection of birds.

Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies appreciated the efforts of Department of Zoology for the promotion of research in the department.

Prof. Dr. Nadir Ali Birmani and Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh said that the work of the research scholars is according to parameters of HEC  and international standards.

Ms. Saeeda Anjum, Research Scholar said Mallard (Neerag) bird is a migratory. It is found in wetlands. During current investigations 57 birds were examined. They were affected by insects in kidney, liver etc which causes adverse effect.

Ms. Hira Mazhar Ujjan said during the present studies total 76 Myna were dissected for the presence of helminth parasite. My research study will protect these indigenous birds in the country.

The seminar was attended by Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, QEC, Mr. Hassam Shaikh, Mr. Ahmed Ali Memon, Mr. Ashique Lashari, Mr. Inayat Bhatti, Mr. Siraj Soomro and large number of students.

The seminars were declared as successful.

Khairpur

WINTER VACATION ANNOUNCED

Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that the classes of all teaching departments morning and evening shifts of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and Shikarpur Campus will remain suspended from 22nd December 2014 to 02nd January 2015 on account of Winter Vacation.

 

The Registrar also announced that the classes of all teaching departments (Morning & Evening) for new academic year 2015 will commence from 6th January 2015. 

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A SEMINAR ON HUMAN RIGHTS HELD AT SALU

December 19, 2014 at 12:43 PM

A One-Day Seminar on Human Rights was observed at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur which was organized by the Department of International Relations in collaboration with Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). Syed Shamsuddin, Incharge, HRCP, Sindh Chapter presided over the seminar. Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof. Shah Mohammad Luhrani, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Ms. Shahida Amir Chandio and Mr. Ayoub Qureshi spoke on this occasion.

The speakers shed light on dismal state of human rights in Pakistan and especially in Sindh province. They talked on Violence against Women, Labor Rights, Child Rights and the Religious Minorities.  Pakistan is the country where everyone speaks about Human Rights but these rights are being violated at grass route level. The feeling of extremism is emerging day-by-day, forced conversion of religion, attacks on minorities worship places and intolerance. According to the Pakistan constitution 1973, everyone has fundamental rights but due to weak writ of law and bad governance Human Rights are violated. Islam teaches tolerance, interfaith dialogue and religious harmony. The speakers said that women are maltreated and are deprived of the inherent property. They said the women development could be availed with the help of education, and strong legislation. The speakers highlighted the plight of violation of child rights i-e forced labor, etc. They also discussed the famine in Thar where death has spread its wings.

The following resolutions were passed in seminar.

The UN must strongly implement its Charter of Human Rights. The boys under 18 may be treated as child. The syllabus of Human Rights may be incorporated from matriculation to University level. Compulsory education for tribal and feudal women should be exercised. The discriminatory laws against women should be eradicated. Religious minorities rights should be protected and the writ of the government should be established.

Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Markhand, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Mr. Sarfaraz Ali Korejo, Dr. Mahar Khadim, Mr. Sahib Khan Shaikh and large number of students attended the seminar.


 

Khairpur

 

Mr. Ghulam Shabbir Phulpoto, Director Admissions, Shah Abdul Latif university, Khairpur has announced the third merit list if the successful candidates for admissions in bachelors and Masters Program for the Academic Year 2015. The last date for payment of fees has been fixed up to 26th December 2014. The candidates are advised to visit their respective departments for further information and deposit fees within due date. 

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TIME SCALE ORDERS DISTRIBUTED AT SALU

December 18, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur distributed the Time Scale Orders among the 17 officers of the University. Officer Welfare Association (OWA) organized this ceremony. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah said that University Administration firmly believes in merit-cum-seniority and we are observing the set rules in the promotions and appointments. Dr. Shah remarked that the officers of the University are the service provider. Dr. Shah said despite financial crunch the problems of officers are being redressed on the priority basis. Dr. Shah advised the officers to own this institution because it is like our common home and we must defend its image.

On this occasion, Mr. Ghulam Hussain Phulpoto, President, Officer Welfare Association and Mr. Mohammad Murad Pirzada, General Secretary also spoke and said we highly appreciate the timely action of the Vice Chancellor Dr. Parveen Shah regarding the allowing of time scales to officers. They assured the Vice Chancellor that they will perform the duties with utmost devotion and commitment for the development of the institution.

Mr. Mohammad Sultan Seelro, Additional Controller of Examinations was allowed next pay scale incentive from BPS-18 to 19. Mr. Mohammad Rakhial Bhutto, Assistant Engineer (Civil), Hafiz Ghulam Asghar Bhatti, Mr. Saif-ur-Rehman Kalhoro and Mr. Mir Mohammad Mahar from BPS-17 to 18. Mr. Mohammad Akrammangi, Mr. Gulzar Ahmed Dogar, Mr. Zahid Hassan Balouch,Ali Ahmed Kandhar, Syed Waqar Shah, Islam Gul Mahar, Niaz Hussain Abbasi, Rasool Bux Korai, Abdul Baqi Panhwar, Andul Majeed Shaikh, Gul Hassan Dogar and Manzoor Hussain Markhand from BPS-16 to 17.    

 

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi and Mr. Imran Ali Soomro were present in the ceremony. 

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MOU SINGED BETWEEN SALU & BSWA

December 18, 2014 at 2:08 PM

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur and Bhittai Social Watch & Advocacy (BSWA), Khairpur a civil society organization working for promotion of Human Rights.

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and Mr. Khadim Hussain Mirani, Executive Director, Bhittai Social Watch and Advocacy (BSWA) inked the MoU.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Shah said, we firmly believe in collaborative efforts and teamwork to promote the quality education and to facilitate the students.

Mr. Khadim Mirani said, I am extremely thankful to Dr. Parveen Shah who always remained helpful for the promotion of curricular and co-curricular activities on the campus with BSWA.

The MoU aiming to promote International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and to enhance students understanding about ICESCR.

Under this MoU SALU will identify five master level students of the Faculty of Social Sciences and give them assignments on the topic relevant to ICESCR, to organize seminar with faculty, students and experts. It was agreed that BSWA will pay an amount of Rs. 15, 000 to each students on successful completion of the assignment under the supervision of authorized faculty member. BSWA will also pay and amount of Rs. 20,000 to coordinator after the completion of the task. The selection of the topics to students will be assigned in the month of December and the deadline for the submission is fixed up to March 2015.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts was assigned the task of coordinator.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Ikhtiar Ali Ghumro, Chairman, Sports, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Mr. Mohammad Murad Pirzada, Mr. Taj Mohammad Mahar, Mr. Ghulam Shabir Soomro, Ms. Tasneem, Mr. Ghulam Mujtaba Jatoi and others were present during the MoU signing ceremony.

 

Khairpur

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CONDOLENCE REFERENCE AND QURAN KHUWANI FOR ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL INCIDENT

December 18, 2014 at 9:26 AM

A Condolence Reference and Quran Khuwani was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur to pay homage and tribute to the martyrs of Army Public School (Boys), Peshawar.

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over the reference. The Deans, Directors, Chairpersons and Sectional Heads of the University attended the reference. Dr. Shah highly condemns the barbaric attack on children of Army Public School, Peshawar. The more than 141 deaths of students of Army Public School, Peshawar occurred. Dr. Shah said this act was against the humanity and peace and tantamount to destroy the security fabric of the State and it is an irreparable loss. Dr. Shah remarked that our existence is directly concerned with the existence of our country. Vice Chancellor said it is high time that we must forge our unity and play collective role against the menace of terrorism. Dr. Shah and participants of the condolence reference prayed for the departed souls and expressed their grief and sorrow on this inhuman tragic incident.

Quran Khuwani and Fatiha was also offered by the students of the University at the Student Service Centre for the departed souls of martyrs.

 

Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Senior Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, QEC,  Prof. Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Markhand, Prof. Ayaz Gul, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar and others attended the condolence reference. 

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PROF. DR. PARVEEN SHAH RETURNED TO PAKISTAN

December 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur returned to Pakistan after completion of her official visit of Australia. Dr. Parveen Shah briefed the Deans and Directors about her visit aboard. Dr. Shah said that Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, arranged this visit. Vice Chancellor briefed the participants that she visited University of New Castle, University of New South Wales, University of Western Sydney, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong, Charles Darwin University, Charles Sturt University, Australian National University, RMIT University, La Trobe University, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Deakin University Waterfront and other Degree Awarding Institutes. Dr. Shah said that negotiation was made with Australian Consulate to include Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in Internship Program in the Institute of Gender Studies and Department of Teacher Education at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. The Consulate assured that it will be included in the Colombo Plan.

Vice Chancellor said that the purpose of the visit was to develop the academic linkages, research, conferences, seminar and to share the expertise in the field of Social Sciences, Management Sciences and other fields. Moreover, the Video Conferencing will be made with the prime universities of Australia.

 

Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Mangi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shikarpur Campus, Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Senior 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. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Director, ORIC, Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Advisor to Vice Chancellor on Planning & Development and Chairman, Department of Teacher Education, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, QEC and Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar attended the briefing. 

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VICE CHANCELLOR VISITS ANNUAL EXAMINATIONS 2014

December 15, 2014 at 9:05 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur visited the ongoing Annual Examinations 2014 of B.A, B. Sc, B. Sc (Home Economics), B. Com Part-I and M.A (Previous) are being conducted at Govt. Mumtaz Degree College, Khairpur, Govt. Superior Science Degree College, Khairpur and Govt. Degree College for Women, Khairpur.

Speaking to the appearing candidates, Dr. Parveen Shah said that education is only source of positive change. In the age of global competitiveness, the socio-economic development of country is based on quality education and merit. On this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah advised the appearing candidates to work hard in the pursuit of academic excellence and avoid from the unfair means. Education is the main prerequisite for the personal growth and character building.  Dr. Shah said that education is the only bulwark against extremism and intolerance. Vice Chancellor inspired youth and informed that future responsibilities of our nation lies upon their shoulders and they must pledge to perform in that direction.

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. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual) and others were accompanied with Vice Chancellor during the visit.

Khairpur

SALU PLACED AT “W” CATEGORY BY HEC

 

Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has been declared by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad in W Category for the Quantitative Assessment of Quality Enhancement Cell for the year 2014. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur has extended felicitation to Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar and his team for their teamwork in the availing the highest category in Quality Enhancement.

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MR. ABDUL GHAFOOR SOOMRO HONORED

December 12, 2014 at 11:21 AM


Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Soomro, Music Teacher, Model School, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur received the “Latif Award 2014” on account of his meritorious services as Music Director and Musician on the eve of 271st Urs Celebrations of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (R.A). Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah gave away the Latif Award 2014 to Mr. Soomro. 

On receiving this prestigious award Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Mangi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shikarpur Campus and Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Mr. Faiz Mohammad Phulpoto, President, Employees Welfare Association and Mr. Mohammad Aslam Ghumro, General Secretary extended their felicitation to Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Soomro.  

 

It is recalled that Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Soomro is the prominent artist who performed in the All Pakistan Music Conference held at Lahore in year 2013where he performed the classical poetry of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai (R.A) and in year 2002 he also performed music in All Pakistan Musical Conference at Karachi. He also performed music in India and other countries. 

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M. PHIL SEMINAR HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS, SALU

December 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM

The M Phil Seminar was held at the Department of Economic, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Mangnejo, M Phil Research Scholar under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Rahpoto delivered his seminar on the topic “Fiscal Decentralization and its Impact on Economics Growth in Pakistan.” Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yousuf Khuskh, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts presided over the seminar.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khsuhk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts said the research work of scholar is up to mark and will pave the way for new researchers in the field of Economics. He appreciated the initiatives taken by Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor for the promotion of research culture at the campus.

Prof. Dr. Subhan Gaad, Chairperson, Department of Economics said the Department is rendering teaching and research activities simultaneously. Dr. Gaad said the research work of the scholar is a good initiative.

Prof.Dr. Muhammad Saleem Rahpoto said that the research work of the scholar is up to the standard. During research study he tried to use modern research tools even added two new variables in proved model and found positive results.

Mr. Ghulam Muhammad Mangnejo research scholar said Fiscal Decentralization will pave the way towards Economic Development and Growth in the country. Mr. Mangnejo said initially Fiscal Decentralization was introduced in developed countries and then other developing countries followed it. He said our neighboring countries India and China have adopted the Fiscal Decentralization process and both are enjoying the high economic growth rate in the world economy. The scholar said a large number of scholars who have done the research on this topic in all over the world and most of them have found a positive impact of fiscal decentralization on economic growth.

He shed light on resources distribution mechanism, said that the resources are distributed on the basis of population in Pakistan and that caused the division of country and some demands are still made for further division. He said though some other factors have been included in 7th National Finance Commission Award for resources distribution but minor weightage are assigned to them. He revealed that there are 28 Federating type countries in the world except Pakistan, where the resources are distributed on the basis of revenue. He suggested that if same formula will be followed in this country, it will enhance the economic growth in many ways.

The seminar was followed by Question answer session and it was also declared as successful.

 

The Seminar was attended by Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Prof. Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Prof. Dr. Mehoon Khan Laghri, Prof. Dr. Irum Rani, Prof. Dr. Akhtiar Ghumro, Dr. Riaz Mangi, Prof. Azizullah Phulpoto, Prof. Abdul Qadeer Memon, Dr. Muhammad Salih Memon, Dr. Sofia Yousuf Khushk, Ms. Shahida Parveen, Mr. Sajid Soomro, Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Khokhar, Mr. Tanveer Hussain Mangnejo, Mr. Zulfiqar Hussain Rajper, Mr. Saifullah Shaikh, Mr. Ashique Ali Lashri, Mr. Altaf Hussain Arejo and large number of M.A Final students. 

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