A first ever after years a Consultative Meeting with the Principals of affiliated Degree Colleges of Sukkur and Larkana regions was held at Vice Chancellor Secretariat of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur on Thursday December 10, 2020 presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto warmly welcomed the Principals on their arrival and their participation in this consultative meeting. Dr. Ibupoto remarked that this consultative meeting aimed at to maintain close liaison, coordination and mutual trust in order to bring educational reforms at colleges and bring them in main stream to render their services for the uplifting the education in their respective colleges for the nation building.

The various issues pertaining to college education were reviewed and revisited especially in context with Associate Degree in Education (ADE) Program in Science, Commerce and Arts.

 

After detailed deliberations it was decided that the re-affiliation fees will be paid to University very soon by the concerned Principals of the colleges. The Four Year Programs will be implemented as part of semester system in the colleges those meets the criteria in semester system after getting statuary approval from the relevant forums. The affiliation will be accorded those colleges who have applied in view of Higher Education Commission’s criteria. The remuneration of colleges will be disbursed after availing the appropriate funds from the concerned quarters. It was resolved that the Enrollment Cards will be dispatched by the Inspector of Colleges to the concerned colleges. An awareness session regarding ADE Programs will be organized at the central place of the colleges to highlight its salient features and advantages.

It was resolved that each college will designate a Focal Person regarding any query related with the submission of Examinations Forms for Annual Examinations 2020. The I.T Manager and concerned officers of the University of the University will maintain a liaison to facilitate the colleges.  

The Principals of the Colleges showed their trust and confidence in the administrative abilities of the incumbent Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto who is rendering his marvelous and result oriented services  for the uplifting the University as well as its affiliated colleges. They appreciated that we have been taken into confidence after 13 years in the shape of a consultative meeting.

Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Director Media & Public Relations, Mr. Nazir Ahmed Mangnejo, Inspector of Colleges, Syed Munir Shah Rashdi, I.T Manager, Mr. Ashique Hussain Shaikh, Web Designer and others attended the meeting

A delegation consisting on 11 Directors of various sections of Agriculture Research and Extension Department, Baluchistan led by its Director General Dr. Jumma Khan Tareen called on Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur at Vice Chancellor Secretariat.


Talking to the delegation, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto said agriculture research and extension plays a pivotal role in the agriculture development because our country is agrarian based economy. In order to meet the food scarcity in the country, it is our collective responsibility to gear up our efforts to mitigate the food shortage. Dr. Ibupoto apprised the visiting guests that we are committed to embark research on tissue culture at our Date Palm Research Institute (DPRI). We are also striving to initiate research on other elite and indigenous verities related with tissue culture on Banana and Onion.


Dr. Ibupoto assured the delegation that we will sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Agriculture Research & Extension Department, Baluchistan regarding research, innovation, students exchange, conferences and students engagement in internship program etc. Dr. Jumma Khan Tareen, Director General, Agriculture Research and Extension Department, Baluchistan appreciated the untiring efforts of Dr. Khalil Ibupoto for the promotion of research and innovation. He exchanged views with Vice Chancellor on tissue culture and offered to sign MoU regarding students exchange, seminars, conferences etc. Wherein, they offered to embark collaborative research on Saffron and Grapes Species and also offered the visit of research scholars and students at Arid Zone Centre established at Umer Kot and Uthal Research Centre at
Baluchistan.


Mr. Muhammad Saleem, Mr. Abdul Ghaffar, Dr. Asmatullah, Mr. Gul Muhammad, Dr. Muhammad Qasim, Mr. Muhammad Sharif, Directors, Agriculture Research and Extension Department, Baluchistan and other Directors of various sections along with Director General were present during the visit.

A Farewell Reception was hosted by the Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto in honor of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Khaskheli, Chairman, Department of Biochemistry on attaining the age of superannuation on Friday November 27, 2020.

Speaking on this occasion, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto said it is an honor for me to host a reception in the honor of Dr. Muhammad Hassan Khaskheli. Dr. Khaskheli contributed significantly for this University. He said I am impressed from his visionary approach. It is dilemma in our society that teachers are ignorant segment of the society. It is high time that we may revive the dignity and prestige of a teacher who is the torch bearer of the society and a real asset in term of service, uplifting the society in right direction.

Dr. Ibupoto said I assure Dr. Khaskheli that he can contribute in any shape including as co-supervisor in the Department of Biochemistry. I am optimistic that he will extend his experience and suggestions for the betterment of the University, he added.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Hassan Khaskheli acknowledged and appreciated the good will gesture of Dr. Khalil Ibupoto for hosting this reception in his honor. He said Dr. Ibupoto is a genius personality who day and night is engaged to build the soft image of University with dedication and devotion. He narrated his early life, education and career. He revealed that earlier he joined as Assistant Quality Manager than promoted as Quality Manager, later on joined as Lecturer because he intends to serve the nation as dedicated Professor. He said during my career I adhered the principle of honesty and rule of law.

On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Hussain Mahar, Dean Faculty of Physical Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Mashori, Dean Faculty of Arts & Languages, Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ali Junejo, Dean Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Minhoon Khan Laghari, President, Shah Abdul Latif University Teachers’ Association (SALUTA), Prof. Dr. Ikhtiar Ali Ghumro, General Secretary, SALUTA, Prof. Dr. Ahmed Din Rajpar, Dr. Majid Ansari, Dr. Pir Bux Ghumro, Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari and Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto spoke highly on this occasion.

They said that Dr. Hassan Khaskheli remained a dedicated and committed Professor. He always followed the rules and regulations. He was a man of high character and integrity. He developed Department of Biochemistry on modern lines and promoted the research culture in the Department.

A meeting of the various Conveners and Chairmen of Additional Charges was held on Thursday November 26, 2020 at Vice Chancellor Secretariat, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur. Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor chaired the meeting.

Talking to the participants of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto narrated that prime objective of this consultative meeting aimed at to foster the coordination and to work with the spirit of team work and to maintain close linkage between the different sections and streamline the various offices to get the progress from these sections effectively. He said, we are committed to provide the genuine facilities to the students and staff within limited resources.

Dr. Ibupoto said, it is our collective responsibility to assist mutually and collectively to build the soft image of the Institution. Dr. Ibupoto emphasized that each section may work efficiently and effectively according to modern lines. The progresses of the various sections were reviewed thoroughly.


The participants of the meeting assured the Vice Chancellor that they will render their additional charges according to University Code and in the better interest of the students and staff without any unprecedented delay with diligently.

Prof. Dr. Mushtaque Ali Jakhrani, Chairman Colony Affairs, Prof. Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Chairman Transport Committee, Prof. Dr. Masihullah Jatoi, Provost Hostels (Boys), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ismail Soomro, Focal Person Ehsaas Scholarship Program, Prof. Dr. Wahid Bux Jatoi, Convener Students Discipline Committee, Dr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Abro, Chairman Plantation & Beautification Section, Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Director Media & Public Relations and Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Registrar attended the meeting.