INTERNATIONAL PINK RIBBON DAY CELEBRATED AT SALU

October 24, 2014 at 11:03 AM

The International Pink Ribbon Day was celebrated at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. The Institute of Gender Studies in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad organized an awareness seminar on Breast Cancer. Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Fazi Kazi. Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences presided over the seminar. Dr. Kazi said that there are many causes are concerns, we must concentrate on the measures to avoid cancer. We must improve immunity power with good eating habits. Dr. Kazi remarked that we are now living in industrial world, chemicals, radiations and other technological ingredients contribute interrupting our system as result, DNA is damaged.

Dr. Kazi said that the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU are laudable for organizing this seminar.

Dr. Siraj Ahmed Abbasi, Director, Larkana Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Radio Therapy (LINAR) said Cancer is an excessive and uncontrolled growth of  any tissue of body. He revealed that Tobacco is responsible for (1500000) fifteen  lac  cancer related deaths per year. Dr. Abbasi said that smoking can damage every part of our body. Dr. Ababsi said that Breast Cancer is one of the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women all over the world. He added that Every two minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2013, about 220,000 new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed, and 40,000 women are expected to die from this disease every year. He further said that Breast cancer incidence in women has increased from one in 20 in 1960 to one in 7  today.

He suggested that use of fresh fruits & vegetables, exercise & physical activity, Vaccination against Hep: B,   HPV, and Periodic Medical Checkups are best practices to avoid cancer.

Dr. Iram Naz Memon, Head of Radio Therapy Department & Consultant Gynecologist LINAR said the Factors that can increase  risk include;-  heredity, early puberty, late childbearing, obesity and lifestyle factors such as heavy alcohol consumption, smoking high fat diet are the main causes of breast cancer. She suggested that diagnosis of cancer i-e Clinical examination, Mammography, Ultrasound (breast, abdomen) and Whole body bone scan. 

Earlier, Dr. Tajnees Pirzada, Incharge, Institute of Gender Studies welcomed the guests speakers and audience and highlighted the importance of the Pink Ribbon Day.

Prof. Dr. Iram Rani, Ms. Shahida Mangi, Ms. Saira Chandio, Ms. Nafisa Shahani, Ms. Shazia Solangi and large number of female students attended the seminar. 

 

 

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U.S. Consul General in Karachi inaugurates USAID-funded Faculty of Education building at Shah Abdul Latif University

October 21, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Reinforcing the United States’ long-term commitment to advancing education in Pakistan, U.S. Consul General in Karachi, Mr. Brian Heath, along with Sindh Education Minister Nisar Ahmad Khuhro,  today inaugurated the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funded US$1.9 million Faculty of Education building at Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU)  in Khairpur.

 

“We are committed to help Pakistan develop strong educational institutions, and the inauguration of this new building is a symbol of our resolve to promote education in Pakistan,” said Mr. Heath, addressing a large gathering of students, faculty and members of the SALU community.  He added, “Over the years, the U.S. and Pakistan governments have worked closely together to build many higher education institutions that have since become premier centers of knowledge and learning in Pakistan.”

 

Also present on the occasion were Vice Chancellor SALU, Dr. Parveen Shah, Secretary Education, Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho, Director Higher Education Commission, Sindh Dr. Ateeq-ur-Rehman Khuahro and Dr. Raza Bhatti from Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.  Recognizing USAID’s role in promoting education in Sindh, Nisar Khuhro said, “This Faculty of Education building at SALU will advance the quality of teacher training. It also represents the enduring relationship between the governments and the peoples of Pakistan and the United States.”

 

 

The SALU Faculty of Education has a covered area of 15,679 square feet and comprises six classrooms, three seminar halls, a library and a lab, one learning resource center, one multi-purpose hall and a faculty lounge, and an elevator for the handicapped.  This is a state of the art, wifi-enabled and environmental-friendly building.  It is one of the six Faculties of Education buildings constructed across Pakistan, three of which are at Universities in Sindh, including Sindh University, Hyderabad and University of Karachi. USAID has provided $15 million for construction and rehabilitation of these six buildings, which will be used by more than 2,000 students and 100 faculty members across Pakistan every year. Soon the next phase of construction would also commence, under which 10 more Faculty of Education buildings will be constructed at various locations across the country. 

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EXTENSION LECTURE ON ROLE OF TRAINING IN HR MANAGEMENT

October 16, 2014 at 2:26 PM

An extension lecture on “Role of Training in Human Resource Management” was organized by the Department of Public Administration, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Dr. Syed Amjad Ali Saqib, Former Chief Instructor, National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA), Karachi delivered the lecture.

Dr. Amjad discussed in detail about the role of trainings in HR management. Human resource training is specially important in term of selecting, interviewing and hiring new employees. He elaborated that the employees who work in human resources must be able to find the right candidates for a wide level of job openings. The HR employees must know how to raise questions, evaluate a job candidate's determine if the candidate gets past the screening process. Dr. Amjad said that training is the best tool for new recruited employees because it provides am opportunity for capacity building of any organization to meet the future challenges in HR. He said, I hope this university will keep growing under the visionary leadership of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah.

Prof. Dr. Syed Noor Shah Bukhari, Chairman, Department of Public Administration extended his cordial thanks to guest speaker and also appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor Dr. Parveen Shah for providing this golden opportunity for the faculty members and students of the department for holding this result oriented lecture.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Chairman, Department of Teachers Education, Mr. Sarfaraz Ali Korejo, Executive Director, Students Advancement Fund Endowment (SAFE), Mr. Sajid Ali Mirani, Mr. Imran Ahmed Shah and large number of students attended the extension lecture. 

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ONE-DAY WORKSHOP ON MOTIVATIONAL, CAREER COUNSELING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

October 16, 2014 at 9:24 AM

A one-day workshop on Motivational, Career Counseling and Entrepreneurship was organized by the Department of Economics, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts was the chief guest. Dr. Khushk said the goal of career counseling is to select the appropriate job and it provides knowledge and skills about the career decision. He said students needs right direction, I appreciate the efforts of the Department of Economics for organizing such workshop.

Prof. Dr. Subhan Gaad, Chairperson, Department of Economics said  we have organized this workshop in order to make the future of students bright by keeping them fully aware of new trends in education and career building. Dr. Gaad said they can easily select their path.

Mr. Ashique Hussain Sirai, Branch Manager, Khushali Bank, Sukkur Branch shared his views on the microfinance and briefed the students about the working mechanism of the Khushali Bank and briefed about the significance of the entrepreneurship and planning.

Mr. Siraj Ahmed Soomro, Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies lauded the efforts of Department of Economics for extending guidance for career counseling.

Mr. Inayatullah Bhatti, Lecturer, Department of Pakistan Studies  said this activity is very much fruitful for the students of Department of Economics for getting the jobs, education and further studies.

 

Mr. Ashique Ali Lashari, Lecturer, Department of Economics and Focal Person Career Counseling said it will provide an ample opportunity for the students for availing jobs and entrepreneurship in various departments. A large number of teachers, students and researchers attended the workshop. 

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DR. NAHEED CHOUDRY, RENOWNED ARCHAEOLOGIST CALLS ON DR. PARVEEN SHAH

October 15, 2014 at 9:02 AM

Dr. Naheed Choudry, renowned archaeologist, King’s College, London called on Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in her office on Tuesday. Dr. Parveen Shah apprized Dr. Naheed regarding the academic, research and developmental activities of the University. They shared the area of mutual interest and discussed on academic linkage, admission policies etc. Dr. Naheed praised the efforts taken by Dr. Parveen Shah as Vice Chancellor for the establishment of Institute of Gender Studies, Strengthen the Archaeological Museum, establishment of the Office of the Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) and Directorate of Post Graduate Studies at the campus. Dr. Naheed will stay at campus from 14th October to 07th November, 2014 to embark research on various archaeological sites i-e Kot Diji, Moen-Jo-Daro, Veesar Valley, Thar Desert and Old Hakro River.

Dr. Parveen Shah decorated the guest with Sindhi traditional Ajrak and presented the Souvenir of University.

During the meeting, Prof. Dr. Qasid Hussain Mallah, Chairman, Department of Archaeology and Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator were present.  

Khairpur

STUDENT’S RECORD VALIDATION FOR PRIME MINISTER’S LAPTOP SCHEME

 

Prof. Dr. Nisar Ahmed Kanhar, Director, Post Graduate Studies, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced that the student of Bachelors, Masters, MS/M. Phil and PhD are advised to validate their eligibility record on http://pmnls.hec.gov.pk for availing the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme up to 31st October, 2014 positively. The students who do not find their names on the web portal are advised to contact with Focal Person who may then advise HEC for inclusion of names of missing eligible students.  

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DR. SHAH FELICITATES MALALA YOUSUFZAI

October 13, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur felicitated the Noble Laureate Ms. Malala Yousufzai. Dr. Shah said, “Malala Yousufzai has promoted soft image of Pakistan in the comity of the nation by receiving the prestigious award.  Her untiring efforts for the promotion of education and peace, especially girls education in Swat and its adjoining areas are unforgettable and deserve great veneration in the international community. It is a matter of great honor, dignity and pride for Pakistan. Her award is a crushing defeat for extremism and terrorism. She has given a message to the world community that pen is mightier than sword.”

Khairpur

6TH IOT ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & QUALITY ASSURANCE STARTS AT SALU

6th HEC Indigenous On-campus Training (IOT) Workshop on Strategic Management & Quality Assurance started at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur on Monday. This 6th consecutive workshop is being organized by Professional Development Centre (PDC), SALU, Khairpur in collaboration with Higher Education Commission, Islamabad for non-academic staff of University. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts inaugurated the workshop. Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Khushk said that Officers are the basic facilitators of University. It is the need of time to equip the staff with skills to enrich their knowledge with latest trends and technologies. He added that officers should be role model of University, I hope your learning will be transferred to others for the better governance of University. He appreciated the efforts of Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU, Khairpur and Higher Education Commission for providing the training opportunities for the effective stake-holder of University.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Focal Person, Human Resource Management (HRM), Advisor, Planning & Development and Course Coordinator briefed the participants and resource persons about the objectives of the workshop. Dr. Mallah remarked that with the continuous support and patronage of Dr. Parveen Shah, this has been possible. He said that the sole object of this workshop is to build the capacity building of the non-teaching staff. He also lauded the efforts of HEC for promoting the culture of trainings at the Universities.

The modules of the training are Professional Ethics Activity, Professional Ethics, Government Procurement Policy and Procedure, Internal Audit & Control, Internal Audit & Control Activity, Strategic Goals & Plans, Time Management, Intradepartmental Communication Skills, Preparing & Monitoring Efficient Accounting system, Modern Financial Analysis, Techniques for better Admn Control, The impact of Stress on Behavior & its Management and Quality Assurance in Office Management,

Prof. Dr. Azhar Ali Shah from University of Sindh, Prof. Dr. Mihoon Khan Laghari, Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal, Prof. Dr. Iram Rani, Dr. Wajid Rizvi, Mr. Ali Raza, Mr. Sajjad Ali and Mr. Zameer from Sukkur IBA are the Resource Persons of the workshop.

 

 Prof. Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Dr. Abdul Manan Shaikh and others attended the inaugural session. 

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MEETING REGARDING THE FINAL ARRANGEMENTS OF INAUGURAL CEREMONY OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION HELD

October 10, 2014 at 3:16 PM

A meeting regarding the final arrangements of inaugural ceremony of Faculty of Education Building was held at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur with USAID Representatives and Implementing Partners. The Focal Person of the Program Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah welcomed the delegation of USAID and its implementation partners to visit the University. Dr. Mallah briefed the members that the  admission process and the recruitment of teachers is in process and will be completed in the end of October 2014.  On behalf of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah Dr. Mallah ensured the team of the USAID to success the opening ceremony of Faculty of Education Building which is constructed and furnished with the assistance of the American People through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Mr. Abdul Hafeez Samo, Education Specialist, USAID briefed the meeting about the various activities for the conduct of inaugural ceremony.

Mr. Anjum Parvez, Head of Office, Pakistan Reading Project (PRP) mentioned that the purpose of USAID’s constructing this building was to provide a world class facility where quality teachers can be developed to improve the quality of education in Pakistan especially Sindh. With this building the new generation of teachers will undergo B. Ed (Hons) degree program has been approved by the Higher Education Commission and the Education and Literacy Department as the only route for getting appointed as a teacher in the education department in the future.  

Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abidi, Registrar said that we have requested Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah to grace the event as Chief Guest. After detailed deliberations, various committees were constituted to organize the ceremony in befitting manner.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Imran Khalid, Project Manager, CDM Smith, Major (Retd) Fakhrul Islam, Security & Operations Manager, Major (Retd) Baqir, Manager Administration, CDM Smith, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator, Engineer Imdad Ali Sial, Project Director Works, Mr. Mushtaque Ali Khaskheli, Chief Security Officer and Mr. Imran Ali Soomro, Secretary to Vice Chancellor.

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REVIEW MEETING FOR THE ARRANGEMENTS OF OPENING CEREMONY OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION HELD

October 3, 2014 at 11:35 AM

A review meeting regarding the arrangements of opening ceremony of Faculty of Education at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was chaired by Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, SALU.

Speaking to the participants of the meeting Dr. Parveen Shah remarked that we are extremely thankful to USAID for the construction of Faculty of Education at Main Campus. Vice Chancellor said that the teachers education is very important because this era is the era of specialization. Recently, we have launched the admission process B. Ed (Hons) Elementary Four Year Program at Main Campus and ADE (Two-Year Degree Program) at Shikarpur Campus. Dr. Parveen Shah informed the participants that the opening ceremony of Faculty of Education will be held on 21st October, 2014. Mr. Brian Heath, Counsel General, U.S Consulate, Karachi and Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister Sindh will grace the opening ceremony by unveiling the plaque of the building.

Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Chairman, Department of Teacher Education and Focal Person, USAID briefed the meeting about the available facilities at the Faculty of Education.  

After detailed deliberation, various committees i-e Security, Refreshment, Protocol, Cleanliness, Media and Beautification were constituted to organize the ceremony in befitting manner.

 

The meeting was attended by 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 Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Khushk, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences & Arts, Dr. Syed Asad Raza Abdi, Registrar, Prof. Dr. Taj Mohammad Lashari, Media Coordinator and others.   

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PHARM-D PROGRAM OF SHAH ABDUL LATIF UNIVERSITY, KHAIRPUR ACCREDITED BY PHARMACY COUNCIL OF PAKISTAN

October 2, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Prof. Dr. Yasmeen Faiz Kazi, Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences has announced that the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan recently visited the Department of Pharmacy, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur for the purpose of granting No Objection Certificate (NOC) to start and conducted the Pharm-D Program. The report of the said team was discussed in the recently held meeting of the council, where in, it was decided to grant NOC to start and conduct Pharm-D (Five Year Degree Program). On this occasion, Mr. Naziruddin Ahsan, Secretary, Pharmacy Council of Pakistan extended his felicitation on this recognition, which became possible with the support, cooperation and efforts rendered by Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur and her team. He said that Council is confident that under the visionary and dynamic leadership of Prof. Dr. Parveen Shah the Department of Pharmacy will achieve its goal to become a leading institution.

Dr. Kazi said Department of Pharmacy of this University is the prime department which caters academic needs of students of the northern Sindh in the field of Pharmaceutical Science.  

Khairpur

RESULT ANNOUNCED

 

Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual)  Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced the result of M.A (Final) Sindhi Annual Examination 2013. All the concerned candidates are hereby advised to visit their respective colleges for results. 

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Press Release

September 30, 2014 at 2:25 PM

DATE OF ADMISSION IN B. ED (HONS) ELEMENTARY EXTENDED

Mr. Ghulam Shabir Phulpoto, Director Admissions, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced the extension date for admissions in B. Ed (Hons) Elementary Four Year Program at Main Campus and ADE (Two Year Program) at Shiakrpur Campus under the Faculty of Education. The admission forms can be obtained from Habib Bank Limited, SALU, Branch at the payment of Rs. 1000/= and same may be submitted at same branch up to 14th October 2014. The Pre-Entry Test will be conducted on 23rd October 2014.

Khairpur

DATE OF ADMISSION IN AFFILIATED COLLEGES EXTENDED

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Hassan Khaskheli, Inspector of Colleges, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced the extension date for admissions in B.A, B. Sc, B. Sc (Home Economics), B. Com Part-I & II and M.A (Previous & Final) for academic year 2015 in all affiliated colleges of Sukkur & Larkana regions. The forms can be submitted at concerned colleges up to 15th October 2014 without late fee.  

Khairpur

RESULTS ANNOUNCED

 

Prof. Dr. Syed Asif Ali Shah, Controller of Examinations (Annual)  Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur has announced the results of B. Sc Pass Part II and M.A (Final) Sociology and Urdu Annual Examination 2013. All the concerned candidates are hereby advised to visit their respective colleges for results. 

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