SEMESTER EXAMS WILL START FROM FRIDAY, 8TH MAY

May 6, 2015 at 2:54 PM

Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that the First Semester Examinations 2015 of all Faculties and Teaching Department of Main Campus and Shikarpur Campus will start from Friday, 8th May. The admit slips of eligible candidates have been sent to the all teaching departments. The candidates are advised to appear in the examinations as per announced schedule. All the security and other arrangements for the smooth conduct of examinations have been finalized. The point buses will ply on their designated routs. 

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PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF SALU HELD

May 6, 2015 at 9:19 AM

A Press Conference was convened by Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur at Vice Chancellor secretariat. Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar addressed the journalists and media persons. Dr. Abidi highlighted the achievements made by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah during her tenure. He briefed that record academic, research and physical development have been made. The first ever two years gape of semester examinations have been abolished. Separate Directorate of Post Graduate Studies has been established to streamline the research and innovation ranging from 300 to 1600 scholars have been registered in MS/M. Phil and PhD. More than 56 MS/M. Phil and PhD degrees have been awarded. Series of international and national conferences, workshops and seminars have been arranged to enhance the capacity building. The expenditure on these conferences were incurred by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad and other donor agencies.

The Registrar expressed that more than 7000 students are commuting with old fleet of 1977. Definitely, it needs repair and maintenance. Recently, SALU has availed 7.2 billion rupees of scheme of strengthen the basic academic infrastructure of University from C.D.W.P, Islamabad which includes establishment of Radio Station, resident hostel of 200 boys, 3 buses for female students, 25 class rooms, animal house and other facilities.

The Department of Pharmacy has been affiliated with the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan. The process of accreditation of Department of Business Administration is underway.

The Registrar revealed that number of Memorandum of Understanding with reputable international Universities have been signed are University of Mississippi, USA, University of Swansea, Reading University, UK, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran, Gedez University, Turkey and others.

The ranking of SALU has been enhanced from 52 to 7 best University of Pakistan. Several scholarships have been awarded to the students including Japan Need Based and Student Advancement Fund Endowment Fund Trust and others.

The housing society for staff has been approved from the Syndicate. Two times leave encashment has been granted to all employees, promotions of employees have been made on the basis of seniority and merit.  The medical policy has been revised and allowed the hospitalization to all employees from BPS- 2 to BPS- 16.

SALU received Rs. 261 million from Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah to meet the day to day financial affairs and recently Chief Minister Sindh has sanctioned Rs. 200 million as grant in aid to meet the financial deficit.

The 213 employees working on daily wages since 2003 and 2004 have been regularized. PC-I for the establishment of Latif Chair is in pipeline to promote the message of Latif.

The Registrar remarked that various institute have been established i-e Institute of Gender Studies, professional Centre, ORIC, Alumni Association, Directorate of Distance Education, Institute of Foreign Language, Centre for Peace & Harmony and Advisory Board of Chairs and Corners has been established under the visionary leadership of Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Allana to streamline the work of the chairs.  

 

Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Murtaza Maitlo, Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof. Imdad Chandio, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Noor Shah Bukhari, Ms. Shahida Amir Chandio, Mr. Altaf Hussain Bhutto and others attended the Press Conference. 

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MODEL EXHIBITION HELD AT DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

April 30, 2015 at 2:51 PM

The Model Exhibition on “Human & Animal Diseases, Pollution & Biodiversity and Blood Circulation” was held in the Department of Zoology, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences inaugurated the exhibition.  Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi said, the efforts of students are laudable, such type of activities will enhance the mental capacity of students.

Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh¸ Incharge of the Department welcomed the faculty members, on their arrival at the exhibition and briefed the achievements of the Department. The jury of three senior professors comprises on Prof. Dr. Ashfaque Ahmed Memon, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar and Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hassan Khaskheli, selected first, second and third positions out of nine models.

 

Mr. Hissamuddin Shaikh, Dr. Javed Ujjan, Dr. Zaibun Nisa Memon, Dr. Hakim Ali Sahito, Ms. Majeed Ruk, Ms. Moomal Memon and Ms. Shabana and large number of students witnessed the exhibition. The cash prizes and certificates will be distributed among the winners of model exhibition later on. 

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SALU CLINCHED VARIOUS POSITIONS IN DIFFERENT CONTESTS

April 30, 2015 at 2:49 PM

Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur clinched positions in various events held at Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering, Sciences & technology, Nawabshah on the eve of Interuniversity Techo War 2015.

Hafiz Ahmed Ali, Student, Department of Computer Sciences Part-III and Mr. Abdul Rafio Memon, Student, Department of Computer Sciences Part-III secured first position in poster competition. Mr. Abdul Rafio, Hafiz Ahmed Ali  Mr. Saifullah Shaikh, Student, BBA, Part-I, Mr. Mudassir Masomi, Student, BBA Final, and Mr. Mohammad Ali Panhawar, Student, BBA, Final secured second in General Knowledge competition. Mr. Saifullah Shaikh secured second position in presentation competition.

It is recalled that more than 20 Universities across the country participated in the contest.

 

Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro and University of Karachi and other prominent Universities participated in the contest. 

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BOARD OF FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & ARTS MEETS

April 30, 2015 at 2:30 PM

The first meeting of the Board of Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over by Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor. Speaking to the participants of the meeting, Dr. Parveen Shah, said, concentrate your efforts on research and innovation. It is high time that new trends in research, development and excellence be adopted. Dr. Shah appreciated the efforts of Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts in the promotion of curricular and co-curricular activities in the Faculty.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk presented the Annual Report of Faculty and briefed that two MoUs have been signed with BSWA and UNDP. Six books have been published. Five M. Phil/PhD Open defense and Viva-Voce of the scholars conducted.  15 M. Phil and PhD seminars were supervised. 24 M. Phil and PhD Synopsis have been scrutinized. The 22 national and international conferences, workshops, seminars, lectures program have been organized from June 2014 to April 2015. 

The book launching ceremony of books titled “Intelligence in Social Sciences & Arts” was held. Vice Chancellor unveiled the books prepared by the Faculty of Social Sciences related with the quiz competition.

 

Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof. Dr. Subhan Gaad, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Prof Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Prof. Dr. Amir Ahmed Khuhro, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Mashori, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Saleem Rahpoto, Prof. Dr. Najma Noor Phulpoto, Prof. Ayaz Gul, Dr. Sofia Khushk, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Ms. Shahida Amir Chandio, Syed Asghar Ali Shah, Dr. Karam Hussain Wadho, , Dr. Santosh Kumar and others attended the meeting.  

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EARTH DAY 2015 CELEBRATED AT SALU

April 29, 2015 at 2:13 PM

Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation (CBC), Faculty of Education celebrated the international Earth Day 2015 in collaboration with Sindh Forest Department at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor plated a sapling at the central lawn of the Faculty of Education. Speaking to the teachers and students, Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah said, Earth Day is being celebrated every year in line with United Nations. Dr. Shah stressed the need of the plantation of more trees because trees provide clean and hygiene environment and trees are the source of oxygen. Trees are the gift of the nature. Dr. Shah presented the dismal state of environmental degradation and said, due to degradation, climate change, abnormal weather conditions emerged and they have affected the yield of the crops, fruits and vegetables. Now days world is facing food shortage and it is high time that food security may be given priority.  Dr. Parveen Shah praised the efforts of Sindh Forest Department for providing more than 5,000 saplings to SALU for plantation.

Mr. Mohsin Ghumro and Mr. Jam Mehdi Raza Sahito students of Faculty of Education shared their views. They said, plants protect this planet from heat and pollution. He said, it is our duty to protect the trees on earth.

 

Mr. Kashif Durrani, District Forest Officer, Sukkur, Mr. Ziad Laghari District Forest Officer, afforestation Division, Khairpur, Mr. Maqsood Ahmed Memon, District Forest Officer, Social Forestry, Khairpur, Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Fazi 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. Syed Noor Shah Bukhari, Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh,  Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Prof. Dr. Ashfaque Ahmed Memon, Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaque Mahar, Prof. Dr. Iram Rani, Dr. Sofia Khushk, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh, Mr. Rashid Hussain Amur and large number of students were present at tree plantation. 

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48 DAILY WAGES EMPLOYEES REGULARIZED

April 28, 2015 at 11:08 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur regularized the 48 Daily Wages Employees of University who were working from 2004. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah said, with the grace of Almighty Allah, these employees are being regularized. Dr. Shah also highlighted the role of Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh and MNA Dr. Syeda Nafisa Shah for their timely assistance to resolve the problem of the employees. Dr. Shah advised the regularized staff to work hard in the interest of institution and serve the nation with devotion and spirit. The Vice Chancellor remarked despite financial crisis, we are extending better facilities to the staff and students. Vice Chancellor assured that remaining daily wages staff will be regularized on the availability of the funds. Dr. Parveen Shah lauded the efforts of Chief Minister Sindh who has recently sanctioned Rs. 200 million as aid in grant for SALU to meet the financial deficit.

Haji Faiz Mohammad Phulpoto, President, Employees Welfare Association welcomed the Vice Chancellor and other officers of the University and praised the efforts of Vice Chancellor Dr. Parveen Shah on account of her meritorious services and solving the problems of employees on top priority basis. He appreciated the step of Dr. Parveen Shah for regularizing the services of 48 Daily Wages staff and assured the Vice Chancellor that they will render their better services in the interest of University.

Mr. Feroze Ali Phulpoto also spoke and said this step of Dr. Parveen Shah is marvelous and will remain in the annals of history. He also appreciated the role of Chief Minister Sindh and Dr. Nafisa Shah for the generous support of University.

Mr. Qalandar Bux Bozdar and Mr. Mohammad Aslam Ghumro, General Secretary, Employees Welfare Association decorated the Sindhi traditional Ajraks to Dr. Parveen Shah and other officers.

Mr. Mohammad Saleh Unar, Mr. Ghulam Hyder Mangrio, Mr. Ali Gul Soomro, Mr. Mir Mohammad Keerio, Mr. Shoukat, Mr. Riaz Kalhoro and others received the regular orders in various grades.

Mr. Abdul Ghani Balouch conducted the proceedings of the order distribution ceremony.

 

Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Mr. Altaf Hussain Bhutto, Director Finance, Mr. Ghulam Hussain Phulpoto, Mr. Ali Nawaz Chandio, Mr. Imran Ali Soomro, Mr. Ali Gohar Narejo and others were present. 

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M. PHIL SEMINAR HELD IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PAKISTAN STUDIES

April 27, 2015 at 2:23 PM

An M. Phil seminar was held in the Department of Pakistan Studies, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Research Scholar, Mr. Inayatullah Bhatti, Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies delivered the seminar on “The Problems that Hampered the Judiciary in Khairpur District 1994-2004” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Chairman, Department of Pakistan Studies. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts presided over the seminar.

While delivering the seminar Mr. Inayatullah Bhatti said, judiciary plays a dynamic role to protect the basic rights of the people in the country, so this institution is reputable in the interpretation of the law and provision of justice to the public. Mr. Bhatti said, delay, bribery, pressure, manipulation of the weak party, abuses at every step, physical torture by police officials in police stations/jails, continues absence from appearance by the advocates, fake witness and replacement of judges are the real problems for timely justice.

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk said, the research will help in improving the judicial system of the Khairpur district in terms of early disposal of cases and to meet the justice at large.

Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito said, “justice delayed is justice denied” is a widespread reality. The work of research scholar will pave the way for new researchers.

Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies said, the research presented by research scholar is according to the standards of Higher Education commission. The seminar was declared as successful.

Prof. Dr. Abdul Majeed Chandio, Prof. Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Ms. Shahida Amir Chandio, Ms. Qamar-un-Nisa Larik, Dr. Mujeeb Abro, Mr. Sajid Soomro, Mr. Siraj Soomro and large number of researchers and students attended the seminar. 


 

Khairpur

 

Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual), Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced the schedule of Annual Examinations 2014 of L.L.B Part I, II and III at all affiliated Law Colleges of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur at Sukkur and Larkana regions. The examinations will be commence from 06th May 2015 at 09 am to 12:00 Noon.  The eligible candidates are advised to appear in the examination. Moreover, the copies of the timetable have been also sent to the concerned Law colleges/Centers. 

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DINNER HOSTED IN THE HONOR OF JOURNALISTS & MEDIA PERSONS

April 25, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur hosted a dinner in the honor of Journalists and Media Persons of Khairpur city/Press Club Khairpur.

Speaking to journalists and media persons, Dr. Parveen Shah briefed the achievements made by the University. Dr. Shah said, SALU has earned the name in the country and ranked as 7th Best Public University of Pakistan and also earned “W” category in Quality Assurance ranked by Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. This is the prime institute of Upper Sindh, imparting higher education at the lowest cost. We have organized number of international and national conferences, workshops, seminars, symposiums for the capacity building of the teachers, staff and students. Dr. Shah apprised the media persons that various ongoing projects are underway and will be completed within short span of time i-e Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Chair, Model School, Indoor Sports Complex and Date Palm Research Institute (DPRI).

Dr. Shah said, with the generous support of Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, University received 261 million rupees as aid in grant to meet the day-to-day affairs.

This University is also awarding various scholarships sponsored by Japan Need Based Scholarship, Abdul Fatah Memorial Trust, British Council’s Pakistan Scottish Scholarship and others for needy and meritorious students. Dr. Shah remarked that University is also providing latest sports facilities to students. At present, more than 9,000 students are enrolled in which 35 % is the girls ratio. More than 35 faculty members are pursuing their doctorate degree from abroad.

Recently, University has established Character Building Society in collaboration with NAB to create awareness in the society against the menace of corruption. Various Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with various reputable Universities and institutions have been signed to encourage the culture of collaboration.

Dr. Shah revealed that 165 Daily Wages employees who were working from 2003 have been regularized and remaining will be regularized on the receiving of funds. The time scale, housing society, promotion of teachers, officers and employees  for staff have been made on the basis of merit and seniority, medical reimbursement from grade 2-16 has been allowed for employees.

SALU’s scheme of Rs. 7.2 billion has been approved by CDWP for strengthening its infrastructure including F.M Radio and other allied facilities i-e class rooms, labs, 200 boys hostel, two buses for girls

On this occasion, Vice Chancellor suggested the media persons to play soft role for the cause of institution because media is the third eye of the society. Dr. Shah appreciated the role of journalists for the wide coverage of the events of University.

Mr. Ghulam Abbas Bhanbhro, Senior Journalist also spoke on this occasion and traced the history of the establishment of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and praised the efforts of the civil society that played important role in the establishment of this Alma mater and also appreciated the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah in the promotion of academic and research activities at the University.

Mr. Fahim Raza, Young Journalist also spoke on the importance of media and said, media is reporting in balanced way. He said, I am proud that I am also alumnus of this institution.

Prof. Imdad Chandio, shed light on the significance of media and also appreciated the role played by the Khairpur city journalist in the wide range coverage of University.

Earlier, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator welcomed the journalists and media persons on their arrival at University and also praised their role in the highlighting the developmental news of the University.

At the end, Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar extended his vote of thanks to the journalists and said, media is the strongest piller of the state and source of information and knowledge.

Mr. Din Mohammad Kalhoro, Mr. Hajan Siming, Mr. Ashraf Mughal, Mr. Athar Siddiqui, Mr. Akbar Abbas Zaidi, Mr. Mithal Khuhro, Mr. Danish Abbas, Mr. Shujat Siddiqui, Mr. Fateh Mirani, Mr. Gulzar Mangi, Mr. Khan Mohammad Solangi and large number of journalists attended the dinner.

 

Prof. Dr. Lutfullah Mangi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shikarpur Campus, Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz, Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mohiuddin Veesar, Prof. Dr. Fateh Mohammad Soomro, Ms. Shahida Amir Chandio, Members Syndicate, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Mr. Altaf Hussain Bhutto, Director Finance, Mr. Imran Ali Soomro, Secretary to Vice Chancellor and others attended the dinner. 

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USAID DELEGATION CALLS ON DR. PARVEEN SHAH

April 25, 2015 at 1:25 PM

A delegation of USAID on Gender Equity Program (GEP) called on Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in her office. On this occasion, Dr. Parveen Shah welcomed the delegation and briefed them about the working environment, activities and academic programs. Dr. Shah said, it is high time to sensitize the gender equity and create awareness against the social evils in the society. We must eradicate gender discrimination and bring change in minds for the women development and empowerment. Dr. Shah revealed the delegation that during the first days of tenure, this Institute was established at the campus in 2012. 

Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Incharge Director, Institute of Gender Studies (IGS) also apprized the developmental activities conducted by the IGS for community i-e National Conference on Status of Women in Pakistan, Breast Cancer Awareness Program, Youth are the Agent of Change and various seminars on the health issues of women. The delegation visited the IGS and the campus. They felt satisfaction over the academic environment and allied facilities.

 

Ms. Alina Mehmood, Communication Officer, GEP, USAID and  Ms. Maria Patel, Manager, Communication & Strategy, Block Box Sounds praised the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah for the establishment of IGS at University and lauded the role in the pro0motion of gender equity and for the welfare of community especially in the field of education and health awareness. 

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