THE SALU DELEGATE ATTENDED USEF EDUCATION FAIR AT KARACHI

September 15, 2014 at 2:12 PM

A delegation of Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur consisting faculty members and students attended an Education Fair at Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi. The delegation was led by Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person USAID Education Program at University,  Mr. Sarfraz Korejo Executive Director Students Advancement Fund Endowment (SAFE) and Mr. Ishrat Ali Mirani, faculty member, Department of International Relations.  The students Aakash Ali Kango, Abdul Qayoom Soomro, Zubair, Abdul Basit Soomro, Hira Qureshi, Pirah Langah, Sobia Soomro and Bakhtawar Naseer Shaikh attended the fair. 

The Education Fair was organized for students who want to pursue their higher education in the United States and was organized by the United States Consulate General Karachi in collaboration with the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP).

The delegation met Mr. Brian Heath Consul General, US Consulate and extended the warm welcome on behalf of Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur on his new assignment as the U.S Consulate  Karachi.  The delegation also invited him in the inaugural ceremony of the building of Faculty of Education, constructed by USAID at Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur to promote teacher education in Pakistan.

Talking to media persons during fair, the students and the faculty members shared their views said  this is first time that the students from  remote area university have been given a chance to attend such nice event which will help to students to pursue their higher studies in the well reputed universities of United States. They said it will also establish link between urban and rural areas as the education resources are available in big cities whereas potential is available in rural areas.

The delegation appreciated the efforts of Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor Shah Abdul Latif University for given them chance to explore the opportunities regarding higher studies in United States.

 

On this occasion, Dr. Mallah suggested Government of Sindh to organize such events in interior Sindh in which universities of various countries may be invited and facilitated to aware the students about higher education and research programs and scholarships opportunities available in their universities. 

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MEETING REGARDING THE HOLDING OF INTER-COLLEGIATE SPORTS TOURNAMENTS 2014-15 HELD

September 15, 2014 at 9:18 AM

A meeting of Director of Physical Education of affiliated colleges of Sukkur & Larkana regions regarding the holding of Inter-Collegiate Sports Tournaments 2014-15 was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. The meeting was presided over by Prof. Dr. Ikhtiar Ali Ghumro, Chairman, Gymkhana/Sports Section.

Speaking to Directors Physical Education of colleges, Dr. Ghumro said that sports promote the healthy environment and healthy mind. The healthy mind is the positive mind. He said that Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah’s efforts are laudable for the promotion of sports culture at the University and its affiliated colleges. We are trying our best level to produce the best sportsmen who could compete at national level.

It was decided that the best players of Inter-Collegiate will be nominated to participate in the various sports events organized by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. It was also decided that in the Inter-Collegiate Tournament 2014-15, the games of Badminton, Athletics, Tug of War, Volleyball, Football, Cricket, Hockey, Table Tennis and Chess will be organized.

Different committees were constituted in order to arrange these events in befitting manner.

Earlier, Mr. Mohammad Murad Pirzada, Director, Physical Education, SALU set out the welcome address and extended the vote of thanks to the participants of the meeting.

 

Madam Zuhra Jabeen from Govt. Women College, Khairpur, Mr. Abdullah Mahar from Govt. Degree College, Ghotki, Mr. Ghulam Murtaza Dahot from Govt. Degree College, Pir Jo Goth, Ms. Farzana from Govt. Girls Degree College, Sukkur, Mr. Saleem Ahmed from Govt. Pakistan Degree College, Khairpur, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali  from Govt. Degree College, Kandh Kot, Mr. Noor Hassan Balouch from Govt. Islamia College, Sukkur, Mr. Zafaruddin Memon from Govt. Degree College, Rohri, Mr. Ghulam Mujtaba Jatoi, Sports Officer, Mr. Taj Mohammad Mahar, Nisar Ahmed Khaskheli, Abdul Baqi Panhwar  and others.

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4TH HEC INDIGENOUS ON-CAMPUS TRAINING (IOT) WORKSHP CONCLUDES

September 15, 2014 at 9:10 AM

The 4th HEC Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) Workshop which started from 08th September 2014 concluded on Friday, 12th September. This five-day workshop was organized by Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, SALU chaired the concluding session while, Mr. Moeen-ud-Din Qureshi, Deputy Director, Learning & Innovation Division, HEC, Islamabad was the chief guest.

Speaking to the participants of the workshop Dr. Abidi remarked that today’s world is global village, different challenges emerged especially the enhancement of the capacity building of the staff. Keeping in view of this reality, the HEC and SALU, Khairpur has taken initiative timely to train the non-teaching staff of University because trainings play very important role in the capacity building and the improvement of the expertise. He said learning never ends. Dr. Abidi appreciated the tremendous efforts of the HEC in this regard.

Mr. Moeen-ud-Din Qureshi said the University has given me an honor to grace this event. He revealed that Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur is the first University of Pakistan where these training are being conducted to polish the skills of staff. He said that HEC is focusing on Scholarships and Training Programs to remove the deficiencies from the staff. The prime objectives of the trainings are to improve the Service Delivery, Management Skills and Exposure. He suggested the University administration to manage ISO certification for further improvement and quality enhancement of the institution to meet the international standards. The existence of HEC is associated with Universities, he added.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person, HRM and Course Coordinator of the workshop welcomed the guest and the resource persons. He shed light on the objectives of the training.

Prof. Dr. Mihoon Khan Leghari, Chairman, Department of Business Administration and Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Resource Persons also shared their views and said this training will provide the opportunity as refresher course and the such type of workshops should be organize in future for the betterment of the institution and country because Human Resource is the asset of the nation. They applauded the role of HEC and Dr. Parveen Shah for providing this opportunity for non-teaching staff.

Mr. Altaf Abro and Abdul Hameed Balouch, Trainees of the workshop shared their views and said this training remained successful and result oriented, we learnt a lot.

The workshop consists of various modules i-e Letter Drafting, Preparation of Minutes of Meetings, Office Procedure, File Management, Behavior and Stress Management, Managing E-mails, Troubleshooting, Office Management through Automation, Time Management and Office Management & Quality Assurance.

The Resource Persons of this workshops were Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi, Mr. Abdul Wahid Shaikh, Mr. Shahid Hussain Danwar, and Dr. Wajid Rizvi.

At the end, the certificates and cash award Rs. 3000/= each were distributed among the 35 participants of the training. Mr. Faiz Mohammad Phulpoto, Mr. Gulshan Iqbal Shaikh, Ms. Komal Isran, Zaib-un-Nisa Phulpoto, Mr. Irfan Phulpoto, Allah Dino Mahesar, Mr. Illahi Bux Mangrio, Mr. Rahib Phulpoto, Mr. Younis Gilal and others availed the training

 

Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Hassaamuddin Shaikh, Mr. Shahid Danwar and others attended the ceremony.         

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CHEQUE AND CERTIFICATE DISTRIBUTION CEREMONY OF PAKISTAN SCOTISH SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (PS3) HELD

September 11, 2014 at 9:53 PM

The Cheque and Certificate Distribution Ceremony of Pakistan Scotish Scholarship Scheme (PS3) was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in collaboration with British Council on Thursday. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Ms. Maria Niazi, Consultant, Education-Scholarships, British Council, Mr. Waqas Javed, Project Coordinator, Education, British Council and Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person for British Council Scholarship gave away the cheques and certificates among the girls students of M. Ed Program of Shikarpur, Larkana, Halani, Pacca Chang, Khairpur and Naushehro Feroze Study Centers of Education.  

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah said we are honored that the delegate from British Council is with us today at our University to distribute scholarships cheques among girls of less developed areas in their pursuit of higher education. Dr. Shah said that it shows the interest, encouragement and commitment of the British Council for the main cause of the society. Dr. Shah remarked that education is the right of every human being but unfortunately women are still deprived of it. For a prosperous society role of an educated women is very important. Vice Chancellor said the participation of educated women in the economy and the political process would lead to a better Pakistan and world today as well as future generation. The most important factor in improving education in Pakistan is to spread awareness amongst the rural population about the necessity of education for girls.

 Dr. Shah advised the cheque recipients that value yourself, take care of public money and work hard to uphold worth and sanctity of your degrees.

Ms. Maria Niazi extended her thanks to Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur for hosting this ceremony. Ms. Niazi pointed out that SALU is the biggest partner of British Council in Sindh. She said this scheme will help to contribute in the society. She advised cheque recipients that your bigger achievement would be your contribution in the society. Ms. Niazi remarked that the role of the women is pivotal in any society.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah cordially welcomed the delegation of British Council, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Deans, who have spared their precious time. Dr. Mallah mentioned that we have signed contract with British Concil in December 2013 to avail this scholarship and the signing contract was materialized with the keen interest and personal efforts of Vice Chancellor Dr. Parveen Shah. Dr. Mallah said that Pakistan Scotish Scholarship Scheme is a grant funded by the Scotish government, especially in order to create opportunities for disadvantaged backgrounds young women in Pakistan to be able to pursue higher education at the post graduate level in Pakistani Universities. The 21 girls students received an amount of Rs. 350,000.

Ms. Soorath, Ambreen Memon, Anam Bashir, Rukhsana, Mona Shah, Afshan, Rashida, Safia, Shazia, Sumera, Afshan Gul and others received the cheques and certificates.

 

The ceremony was attended by Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Fazi Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Mr. Shaikh Hammad Amjad, Consultant, Higher Education & Skills, British Council, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Director, Student Affairs, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Shah Abidi, Registrar, Mr. Sarfaraz Ali Korejo, Executive Director, Students Advancement Fund Endowment (SAFE) and others. The proceedings of the ceremony were conducted by Mr. Zohaib Shafqat Memon.  

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4TH HEC INDIGENOUS ON-CAMPUS TRAINING (IOT) WORKSHOP STARTS AT SALU, KHAIRPUR

September 11, 2014 at 9:38 AM

The 4th HEC Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) Workshop on Office Management & Information Technology started at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences inaugurated the workshop.

Speaking in the inaugural session, Dr. Maitlo said that the competencies of the entire university non- teaching staff must be enhanced and the staff must be provided the training of good governance and awareness about the effective utilization of information technology. Dr. Maitlo remarked that IT has become part of our life and can support sustainable development in almost all fields. Though we are concentrating on the governance but the advanced countries and institutions are transforming towards e-Governance which always aims at promoting transparency to improve efficiency and strengthen citizen relations; needs-based initiatives and services to achieve a more efficient allocation of resources and public goods; and international cooperation initiatives to enhance transparency, accountability and efficiency at all levels of government.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person, HRM and Course Coordinator said in his speech that the Higher Education Commission has taken very good measures to use ICT as the Catalyst to shape the future of Higher Education System in Pakistan.

The inaugural session was attended by Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Mihoon Khan Laghari, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi, Mr. Hassamuddin Shaikh and others.

 

Khairpur

CLASSES IN DISTANCE EDUCATION CENTERS STARTS

 

Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal, Director, Distance Education Program, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that the classes in Distance Education are being conducted at the University Campus, Shikarpur Campus and Dadu Centre in the discipline of M.A (Previous) Economics, Sociology and English from 31st August 2014. The students are advised to attend their classes on regular basis. 

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INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY OBSERVED AT SALU, KHAIRPUR

September 8, 2014 at 2:44 PM

The Archaeology & Anthropology Museum, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur celebrated the 08th September as the International Literacy Day. The students of University, Model School and Sindh Children Academy participated in the open forum on “How We Improve Literacy and Education rate of Sindh” in order to promote the awareness about the literacy  and its significance in the society.

Prof. Dr. Mastoor Fatima Bukhari, Director Museum shed light on the importance of literacy and stressed the need for the increasing of literacy rate in Sindh. She said that there are four main stakeholders of literacy i-e Students, Teachers, Parents and Administration. Dr. Mastoor said that the above stakeholders are responsible in the declination of the standard of education.  Education should be our top priority. Dr. Bukhari urged the policy makers that the opinion of the students may be incorporated, while the formation of education policy.

Dr. Qasid Hussain Mallah, Chairman, Department of Archaeology said that the development in the society is due to education. It is the need of the hour that we must increase the literacy rate in Sindh and in Pakistan.

The students Iqra Jafferi, Qurrat-ul-Ain, Waheed Balouch, Musarrat Avesi, Tehmina and others talked on the main obstacles in the increasing of literacy rate. The students said in Open Forum that Literacy is very effective and important parameter of measuring social development of a society. Illiteracy produce many problems like increasing of crime rate, political unawareness and terrorism as result it  turned as a meanness in the society. 

Mr. Abdul Ghaffoor Soomro from University’s Model School and Ms. Nuzhat from Sindh Children Academy shared their views in the forum.  A large number of students attended the talk. 

 

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VICE CHANCELLOR VISITS THE INSTITUTE OF GENDER STUDIES

September 6, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur paid a visit of Institute of Gender Studies (IGS) at campus. During the visit, Dr. Shah said that the gender equity is the need of time, we are committed to eradicate gender bias and discrimination. The IGS is rendering quality education services for this cause. Dr. Shah visited the classes and labs.

Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Incharge, IGS briefed the Vice Chancellor regarding the available facilities for students. Dr. Pirzada said that after University of Sindh, Jamshoro and Islamia University, Bahawalpur this University caters the academic needs of the area in the field of gender studies.

On this occasion, the Vice Chancellor ordered Dr. Tajnees Pirzada to shift the computers which are available at the Lab of gender and equity project to the Institute of Gender Studies and also take measures for the repair of old computers.

 

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar and Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator were present during the visit. 

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MEETING REGARDING THE CONDUCT OF ANNUAL EXAMINATION 2014 HELD

September 4, 2014 at 3:48 PM

A meeting regarding the conduct of Annual Examinations, 2014 of all affiliated degree colleges of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was held at Vice Chancellor Secretariat on Thursday, chaired by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah . Speaking to the participants of the meeting, Dr. Shah, “We are striving for quality education at the degree colleges, because education is an agent of enlightenment and tolerance.

After detailed deliberations, it was decided that the pending results of remaining degree/classes of annual side will be declared up to 14th September, 2014. The Vice Chancellor directed the Controller of Examination (Annual) to announce the result as per given deadline. It was decided that the Annual Examinations 2014 will be conducted from 15th November 2014.  Vice Chancellor also directed the Controller of Examination that all the possible efforts be taken for the smooth conducts of examinations at the examinations centers and the results of annual examinations 2014 will be announced as soon as possible.

 

The meeting was attended by Prof. Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, Prof. Dr. Syed Asid Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual), Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar and Mr. Ghulam Hussain Phulpoto, Secrecy Officer. 

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SEMINAR ON THE LIFE & LITERARY SERVICES OF MAKHDOM ABUL HASSAN DAHARI HELD

September 4, 2014 at 9:17 AM

A seminar on the Life & Literary Services of Makhdom Abul Hassan Dahari was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur organized by office of the Dean Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts. Prof. Dr. Hafiz Ghulam Mohammad Dahari from Govt. Girls College, Moro said that with the help of education and research we can serve the country and nation in meaningful way. He said that Makhdoom Abul Hassan a renowned scholar, he rendered literary and research work for the promotion of Sindhi language. Makhdom Abul Hassan wrote 10 books on mysticism. He said that it is need of the hour that our youth must follow the teachings of their scholars.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts welcomed the teachers and researchers and shed light on the life of the scholar.

 

Seminar was followed by questions answers session. Prof. Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Prof. Ayaz Gul, Incharge, Department of Sindhi, Dr. Sofia Yousuf, Incharge, Department of Urdu, Ms. Qamar-un-Nisa Larik, Syed Gul Mohammad Shah Bukhari, Prof. Mohammad Idrees Soomro and large number of students attended the seminar. 

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SEMINAR ON “MANAGEMENT SCIENCES:PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS” HELD AT SHIKARPUR CAMPUS

September 3, 2014 at 1:21 PM

The One day Seminar on “Management Sciences: Progress and Prospects” was organized by Department of Commerce Shikarpur Campus- Shah Abdul Latif University. The Guest speaker was Dr. Riaz Ahmed Mangi, from main campus Khairpur. The seminar was presided over by Mr. Saifullah Shaikh, Incharge Department of Commerce- Shikarpur Campus.

Speaking in the seminar, Dr. Riaz focused on the historical background of Management sciences and its essentials. He specially highlighted the career opportunities in the Management sciences. Question/ Answer session was also organized in which students took active part and asked various questions regarding scope of Management Sciences.

At the end, Mr. Saifullah Shaikh, Incharge Department of Commerce presented vote of Thanks to Guest speaker and all the faculty members.  Mr. Shaikh also paid a lot of thanks to Pro-Vice Chancellor of the Campus Prof. Dr. Lutufullah Mangi for providing opportunity in organizing the seminar.

The seminar was attended by Mr. Parkash Lal, Incahrge Department of Business Administration, Mr. Zulfiqar Rajper, Lecturer Commerce, Mr. Ghulam Mohammad Magnejo, Lecturer Economics and Mr. Mohammad Ali Brohi Lecturer, Business Administration and large number of students.  

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