33rd Meeting of FPC

June 30, 2014 at 9:38 AM

33rd Meeting of Finance & Planning Committee of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was held. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor presided over the meeting. The Vice Chancellor welcomed the participants. She said, “Higher Education Commission has remained helpful and provided timely relief by releasing the additional financial assistance/grant of Rs. 47.146 million to meet the emergent needs of University.” The Finance & Planning Committee (FPC) approved the recurring Budget of Rs. 1341.302 million for next financial year 2014-15 with deficit of Rs. 158.945 million. The Finance & Planning Committee also approved the Budget estimate for Shikarpur Campus Rs. 111.741 million. The house requested the Sindh Government for releasing annual grant of Rs. 100.000 million. The participants of the meeting applauded the efforts of Prof Dr. Parveen Shah for the promotion of research value on the campus and developing the image of the University. The meeting was attended by Prof Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Syed Samar Sibtain, HEC Representative, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Mr. Wahid Bux Mallah, Director Finance and Mr. Mohammad Hassan Halipoto, Bursar.

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RAMAZAN TIMINGS ANNOUNCED

June 30, 2014 at 8:42 AM
Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that during the month of Ramazan Sharif the working hours of University will be observed as per schedule. The Administration Monday to Thursday 08 am to 1:30 pm and Friday 08 am to 12:30 pm. The Teaching Monday to Thursday 09 am to 01 pm and Friday 9 am to 12:30 pm. While, teaching time of evening will remain all days 3 pm to 6 pm.

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PM Program Ceremony @ Faculties

June 27, 2014 at 10:28 PM

The Cheques distribution ceremony of Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme for the students of Masters Program of Faculty of Natural Sciences, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration and Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was held. Prof Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration and Prof Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts gave away the cheques and certificates to the students of their respective faculties. The Deans urged the students to pursue the MS/M. Phil and PhD studies because research has significant value in the development of nation and its brings welfare of the society at large. The cheques were distributed among the 252 students of Faculty of Natural Sciences, 153 students of Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration and 296 students of Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts. The cheques of Rs. 3081180/= were distributed among total 701 students of all three faculties. The ceremony was attended by Prof Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies and Focal Person of this scheme, Prof Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Syed Mehdi Shah Rashidi and others.

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SALU Campus @ Ghotki

June 26, 2014 at 3:46 PM

A high level meeting regarding establishment of university’s campus at Ghotki was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur chaired by Prof Dr. Parveen Shah Vice Chancellor. Dr Shah apprised that Honorable Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has shown keen interest to establish university’s campus at Ghotki to give equal opportunity of higher education to the less privileged areas. Dr Ghulam Ali Mallah, Director Planning & Development informed the house that with the sincere struggle of Vice Chancellor and her dedicated team university has got six development schemes, both new & ongoing, in Sindh Annual Development Program (ADP) 2014-15. The house applauded the remarkable achievements of the Vice Chancellor and her dedicated team under her visionary leadership. On this occasion Dr. Parveen Shah extended her cordial thanks to Chief Minister Sindh, Mir Hazar Khan Bijirani, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Dr Syeda Nafisa Shah, Mr Ali Nawaz Khan Mahar and other eminent politicians for their sincere and dynamic efforts for the physical development of the university. The Vice Chancellor briefed the house that the amount has been allocated for Shaikarpur Campus, Kandhkot Campus, Institute of English Language, Remaining work of Indoor Sports & DPRI, University Model School and Shaheed Motarma Benazir Bhutto Research Chair. The Vice Chancellor also extended her cordial thanks to Chairman Higher Education Commission Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed for recommending project on “Strengthening the Academic Facilities at SALU” for Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) of 2014-15. The meeting decided that Sindh Government will be requested for issuance of notification to establish campus at Kandhkot & Ghotki, Identification of suitable building to run the classes, Grant-in-aid for the renovation/rehabilitation of the building & recurring budget for two years. The university will try to start classes in January 2015 at Ghotki and Kandhkot. The meeting was attended by Prof Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dr. Muhammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Science & Arts, Prof Dr. Ghulam Murtaza, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Syed Mehdi Shah Rashdi, Director Admissions, Mr. Imdad Ali Sial, Project Director Works and Dr. Mumtaz Hussain Mahar Focal Person for Ghotki Campus.

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Prof Dr. Parveen Shah nominated for Award

June 25, 2014 at 2:29 PM

The Institute of Modern Sciences and Arts (IMSA), Hyderabad has nominated Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur for “Award of Excellence” in recognition of her extraordinary strenuous efforts towards education of Sindh and for the promotion of education, research, prompt and efficient working at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. The Senior Minister for Education & Literacy, Govt. of Sindh/Pro-Chancellor of Universities of Sindh Mr. Nisar Ahmed Khuhro will present the Award of Excellence on the occasion of IMSA 8th Convocation schedule to be held on 27th June 2014 at Indus Hotel Hyderabad.

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PM Fees Reimbrusement Ceremony

June 25, 2014 at 1:04 PM

The Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme Ceremony of remaining students of MS/M. Phil and PhD students for Less Developed Areas of SALU, Khairpur was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur along with Prof Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus and Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar distributed the cheques and certificates among more than 50 students. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah lauded the initiative of Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, Ms. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Chairperson Youth Development Program and Higher Education Commission, Islamabad for launching this scheme for students of the less developed areas. Dr. Shah extended her congratulation to beneficiary students and advised them to put their efforts for the pursuit of research and development because this is the need of the hour. The Vice Chancellor said this is the start and advised the students to pursue for post doctorate. Dr. Shah also appreciated her team who made the event successful, she especially appreciated the efforts and contribution of Prof Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies, & Focal Person of this scheme. Prof Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar presented the welcome address. He welcomed the teachers, officers and cheque recipient students and highlighted the objectives of Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme. Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Channa, Mr. Azizullah, Mr. Ataullah, Mr. Anis-ur-Rehman, Ms. Samreen Abbasi, Ms. Samina, Ms Abida and others received the cheques of worth Rs. 140,000. Prof Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration, Prof Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Prof Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Dr. Minhoon Khan Laghari, Dr. Aslam Memon, Dr. Subhan Gaad, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Dr. Ahmed Din Rajpar, Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Barkatullah Qureshi, Mr. Wahid Bux Mallah and large number of students attended the ceremony.

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Remaing Cheque Distribution Ceremony of PM Fees Reimbrusement Scheme

June 24, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Prof Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur & Focal Person of the Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme has announced that the remaining cheques of the Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme of MS/M. Phil & PhD students of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur will be distributed on 25th June 2014 at Allama I.I Kazi Hall. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur will distribute cheques and certificates among the remaining students at 9 am. The beneficiary students of this scheme are hereby informed to attend this ceremony and receive their cheques and certificates. Meanwhile, the Fee Reimbursement Scheme Ceremony of M. Sc students of Faculty of Natural Sciences will be held at Allama I. I Kazi Hall on 26th June 2014. Prof Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences will gave away the cheques and certificates. The cheque distribution ceremony of Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts M.A Program students will be held at Kojhi Hall on 26th June 2014 at 9 am. Prof Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts will distributes the cheques. While the cheque distributioin ceremony of MBA & M. Com will be held on same date and scheduled at the Faculty of Management Sciences. Prof Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration will distribute the cheques among the students. The students are advised to attend the ceremony as per given schedule to receive their cheques and certificates.

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PM Tution Fees Reimbursement Ceremony Held at IBA Sukkur

June 23, 2014 at 10:01 PM

The Prime Minister’s Fee Reimbursement Scheme Ceremony for Less Developed Areas hosted by Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur held at Sukkur IBA. Mr. Saleem Zia, General Secretary, Pakistan Muslim League (N) Sindh was the chef guest on this occasion. Mr. Zia said that this is a special privilege for the less developed areas students for their pursuit of higher education. I extend my congratulation to Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif for launching this scheme. He said that more than 40,000 students across the country would be benefited. The cost of the program is 1.20 billion. He shed light on the various scheme initiated by Prime Minister of Pakistan i-e Youth Loan, Laptop Scheme, Skill Development Program and Qarz-e-Hasna. I feel immense pleasure to be here because Sindh is the soil of Sufi saints who’s message is peace and harmony and Sindh is the centre of excellence. The message of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, Sachal Sarmast and Bedal Bekas is for universal peace. Sindh is the land of civilization. The civilization of Moen-Jo-Daro is rich in heritage and culture. Mr. Zia said that this program is enabling for the promotion of higher education, economic empowerment and on job trainings. He said that the initiative of Higher Education Commission is commendable. He appreciated the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah and Mr. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui for hosting this event in befitting manner. He lauded the efforts of Ms. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, Chairperson, Prime Minster’s Youth Development Program for promoting the youth of the less developed areas. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif university, Khairpur said that youth is the hope and real asset of the country where as education strengthenings political, social and economic foundation of the society. It creates sense of responsibility and teaches tolerance, peaceful con-existence and to obey rule of law. Dr. Shah said that Pakistan has increased graph of youth as it is 40 to 45 % of the population comprises of youth but only 7 to 8 % of them assess to higher education. The youth population can be turned into an asset by providing them healthy opportunities like these schemes which are initiated and monitored by Mohtarma Maryam Nawaz Sharif. Dr. Shah said that this efforts is heart touching, praise worthy and historical. Dr. Parveen Shah shed light on the academic and research development activities of the University. Prof Dr. Ghulam Raza Bhatti, Member, HRD Division, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad presented his welcome address. He cordially welcomed all the Vice Chancellors, students, teachers and notable citizens. He said that this is the 7th event being organized by HEC, Prime Minister Secretariat and Youth Development Program jointly. Dr. Bhatti said that this program received well appreciation across the society. Dr. Bhatti said that this scheme will enhance the capacity building of the recipient students. Dr. Darshan Munshi, MNA, PML (N) said that it is the high time we must promote the education, he appreciated the efforts of Prime Minister of Pakistan for launching this scheme for students. This is the first ever scheme introduced in Pakistan by present government. He said that Shah Abdul Latif University is one of the leading University of the country, there is brain drain and also appreciated the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah and Mr. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, Director, IBA for the promotion of noble cause of education in the area. Mr. Nihal Hashmi Senior Politician, PML (N) said that the first verse of Holy Quran is IQRA which means read. This is the Sunnah of Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H). He addressed to the students that you are the future intellectual of the Pakistan. You are the dream of Jinnah and Iqbal. He said that Prof Dr. Parveen Shah is the trend setter, under her guidance University is developing day by day. Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Former, Deputy Speaker National Assembly said that role of the politician is to redress the issues of the people and stressed the cheque recipient students to work hard for the development of the country. He said that this program will benefit the students of less developed areas. Mr. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui, Director, Sukkur IBA extended his vote of thanks to the guests. He stressed the students to incur this amount on research and development. He also shed light on the academic and research development of IBA. More then 400 students from Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Sukkur IBA, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences, Nawasbhah, Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto University, Larkana and Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Nawabshah received the cheques and certificates from Mr. Saleem Zia, Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Dr. Raza Bhatti and others. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah and Mr, Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui presented the shields and culture gifts to guests. Prof Dr. Azam Yousfani, Vice Chancellor, Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences, Nawasbhah, Prof Dr. Abdul Karim Balouch, Vice Chancellor, Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Nawabshah, Prof Dr. Miandad Zardari, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Main Campus, SALU, Prof Dr. Lutfullah Mang, Pro-Vice Chancellor Shikarpur Campus, Prof . Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration, Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Markhand, Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Dr. Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Prof Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Ms. Shumaila Ishaq, DG, HEC, Mr. Zahid Khand, Mr. Sarwar Latif, Mr. Imam Din Khoso, Mr. Bashir Bhutto, Mr. Raja Ansari and others attended the ceremony. The proceedings of the ceremony were conducted by Dr. Mehmood-ul-Hassan Mughal.

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Video Conference with HEC

June 19, 2014 at 12:23 PM

A Video Conference on Indigenous on Campus Training Program for Non-Teaching Staff was held between the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad and Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur and Prof Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad interacted with each other through video link. Prof Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed apprised that the objectives of this training program is to train the non-teaching staff to make them more effective, result oriented, capable, equally trained and create more efficient system in the Universities. The training will be given to Registrar, Director Finance, Accounts Officers, I.T Management, Hostel Management and officers of Quality Assurance Cell of the Universities. He said that 0.3 million Rupees have been allocated for each training program. The staff from BPS-16 and above will avail this opportunity. Dr. Mukhtar briefed that the duration of this training is five day for 8 trainings and this scheme will be completed within 3 months to utilize the summer vacations. Dr. Mukhtar said that we are trying to arrange different type of trainings to remove the communication gap between academic and administration. On this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah appreciated the idea of HEC and congratulated Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed in the capacity building of the Human Resource at Universities. Dr. Shah said this is a good initiative launched by HEC. The Vice Chancellor said this training will enhance the governance at the Universities. 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 Commerce & Business Administration, Prof Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Prof Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Director, Planning & Development, Prof Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Mr. Abdul Wahid Shaikh, I.T Manager, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Director, Institute of Gender Studies and others attended the video conference session.

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HEC Workshop

June 18, 2014 at 3:43 PM

A Two - DAY Higher Education Commission’s National workshop on ‘Academic Writing Skills’ was held at. The workshop was organized by the Directorate of Post Graduate Studies, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in Collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. The Chief Guest of the inaugural session was Prof.Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio ,chairman Department of International Relations. Dr. Chandio, in his speech, “ Shed Light on the importance of academic writing skills. Writing skills are of greater value which need to be mastered by a research scholar.” Dr. Chandio lauded the efforts of the Directorate of Post Graduate Studies for the promotion of research trend on the campus. Prof Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director Post Graduate Studies warmly welcomed the guests and the participants. He also highlighted the core objectives of the workshop. He urged the research scholars to avail themselves of this workshop as workshop aims at developing research orientations among the young researchers. The University will also organize such workshops in future, too .The Concluding ceremony of the workshop held which was chaired by Dr Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar Shah Abdul Latif University. Dr. Abidi said that this workshop will pave the way for the promotion of research. He said that the efforts of Prof Dr. Parveen Shah are commendable for flourshing research culture. Dr. Tahir Ali Shah, Deputy Director( Academic) Higher Education Commission, Islamabad said, “ The role of HEC is to raise the standard of Universities and promote academic environment with state-of-the-art facilities. Iam extremely thankful to Chairman Higher Education Commission and Vice Chancellor Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur, who gave me a golden opportunity to be present here.” The resources persons of the workshop were Prof.Dr. Tahir Ali Shah and Prof. Muhammad Arif Faculty of Management Sciences International Islamic University, Islamabad. The Certificates were distributed among the participants. Dr Asad Raza Abidi and Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar gave away the certificates to Syed Zulifqar Ali Shah, Mr Imtiaz Ahmed Pirzada, Mr Liaqaut Ali Chandio, Ms. Falak Naz Shaikh, Mr Zulifqar Ali Shaikh, Ms. Hira Rani Shaikh, Mr Zahid Hameed, Mr Irshad Hussain Sarki, Ms. Samina Naz Memon, Ajab Ali Lashari and others. The research Scholars of MS/M.Phil and PHD from Sukkur IBA and Shah Abdul Latif Universuty Khairpur participated in large number.

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