DR. KHALIL IBUPOTO CHAIRS VARIOUS MEETINGS AT UNIVERSITY   

Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur chaired meetings of Campus Management Cell and Plantation & Beautification Cell at Vice Chancellor Secretariat.

Dr. Khalil Ibupoto while talking to the participants of the meeting said that the establishment of Campus Management Cell is aimed at to bring transparency, restoration of working relationship among the various sections and to get the progress from the different sections. Dr. Ibupoto remarked that my patronage and support is always with you. We are heading toward positive direction. There is need of collaborative coordination among the all sections. He said that the Campus Management Cell will be solely monitored by the Registrar office, all the administrative sections i.e. Administrative Officers, Project Director (Works), I.T Manager and Director Technical will work under the umbrella of this Cell.

During the meeting, it was resolved that the small work of repair and maintenance will be carried out by the Administrative Officers while the major work will be carried out with the help of the Project Director (Works) by floating tenders. It was resolved that the stock entry will be maintained properly. The Administrative Officers will embark the repair and maintenance work within the limit of Rs. 50,000/- while the exceeding amount Rs. 50,000/-, the repair and maintenance work will be referred to the Engineering Wing. The Director Technical will cover the leakages of Sui Gas Lines and will resolve this issue within 20 days of time. Administrative Officer (Colony) will assist Director Technical in this work. All Administrative Officers will report the problem which pertains to the Registrar.

Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Engr. Ghulam Mujtaba Abbasi, Engr. Ghulam Asghar Shaikh, Engr. Faiz Muhammad Shaikh, Mr. Khalil-ur-Rehman Shaikh and others attended the meeting.  

Meanwhile, meeting of the Plantation & Beautification Cell was also convened. Mr. Rashid Ali Amur, Incharge Plantation & Beautification Cell apprised the Vice Chancellor that the Campus Beautification Plan is underway, the trimming of trees has been completed. Seeds have been received as sponsored by the various organizations including Forest Department for beautification purpose. He told that beds have been prepared for sapling, cleanliness of the campus has been completed. Flower Exhibition will be organized in the month of the March. In addition to this, new plants will be planted at the Academic Block and other new buildings.

Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto commended the efforts of Incharge Plantation & Beautification Cell for taking timely steps to beautify the campus. Dr. Ibupoto stressed the need to make the campus as environment friendly.

Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Mr. Aijaz Ali Sial, Mr. Tahir Khaskheli, and Mr. Arslan Larik attended the meeting.  

MEETING OF DEANS COMMITTEE HELD AT SALU

A Meeting of Deans Committee was held at Vice Chancellor Secretariat, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over by Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor regarding meeting held with Chairman Higher Education Commission, Islamabad via Video Link.

At the out set of the meeting, Prof. Dr.  Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto briefed the participants of the meeting about the decisions of the Chairman HEC, Islamabad to adhere strict SOPs to control the pandemic of COVID-19 at campuses. Dr. Khalil Ibupoto said that it is our collective responsibility to control the spread of COVID-19 at the campus and conduct online classes in befitting manner in the wake of pandemic.

The Vice Chancellor remarked that in view of the prevailing apprehension of COVID-19 resurgence, we have to implement the required SOPs assertively and effectively and prevent any outbreak of pandemic on the campus. Dr. Khalil Ibupoto narrated that fumigations campaign has been launched at the campus, testing of COVID-19 had been carried out to ascertain the cases of COVID-19 with the help of the District Health Office, Khairpur.



After detailed deliberations, it was decided that every teacher, student and staff in the Teaching Departments will wear the face mask, Thermo guns and Walkthrough Thermo gates will be installed at the main entrances of the each Faculty with sanitizer. The Deans of the concerned Faculty will monitor the entire process of SOPs. Social Distance will be maintained properly at the classrooms. The District Health Officer will be requested to conduct the process of testing on war footing at the campus.

It was also decided that The Directors, Chairmen/Incharges will remain bound for the proper conduct of online classes. The progress report of the classes will be sent to the worthy Vice Chancellor. The Deans will conduct meetings with their Directors, Chairmen/Incharges regarding online classes and matter pertains to academic excellence. In future the teachers training will be conducted at the Students Societies Centre Building for the capacity building of the teachers. After 15 days of interval, a meeting of the Deans Committee will be convened chaired by the worthy Vice Chancellor.

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. Ghulam Abbas Shar, Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Director Media & Public Relations and Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Registrar attended the meeting.

MR. MURTAZA NOOR CALLS ON VICE CHANCELLOR

Mr. Murtaza Noor, National Coordinator, Interuniversity Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences called on Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur at Vice Chancellor Secretariat.

Mr. Murtaza Noor apprised the Vice Chancellor that this consortium is solely promoting the soft image of the social sciences countrywide. He briefed that with the help of USAID, a state-of-art building will be constructed at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur within short span of time in the name of Student Societies Centre Building. This is first ever USAID building being constructed at SALU. He suggested the Vice Chancellor that a course on tolerance may be started in the Department of Teacher Education, Institute of I.R, Institute of Islamic Studies and Department of Media & Communication Studies as pilot project with the support of Interuniversity Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences as collaborative work to sensitize the students. Moreover, trainings for Faculty Members will be organized with the help of this consortium.

Mr. Murtaza Noor also suggested the Vice Chancellor to ink the Memorandum of Understanding with Government College University, Lahore and The Islamia University, Bahawalpur for the youth engagements.

Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto commended the contribution of Interuniversity Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences especially the role of USAID to establish this centre at our premises. Dr. Ibupoto remarked that I am determined for change and development. We will extend full cooperation to this consortium. He urged that activity plan for the construction of building including check list be prepared and periodic visits may be conducted to assure the quality of the construction work. Dr. Ibupoto assured Mr. Murtaza Noor that we will ink Memorandum of Understanding with Government College University, Lahore and The Islamia University, Bahawalpur for the youth engagements.  

Meanwhile, a meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the aforesaid project building was convened chaired by Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto to review the project in detail.

Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibopoto, Engr. Ghulam Asghar Shaikh and Mr. Murtaza Noor attended the meeting.  

DR. KHALIL AHMED IBUPOTO VISITS FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND FACULTY OF EDUCATION

Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur paid an extensive visit of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Education. Dr. Ibupoto visited the Nine Departments of Faculty of Social Sciences while Two Departments of Faculty of Education. Dr. Khalil Ibupoto interacted with Heads of Departments and their Faculty Members. A comprehensive briefing of the both Faculties, Heads of Departments was held at the Faculty of Education.

Prof. Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Education cordially welcomed the Vice Chancellor. He said this is the milestone step taken by the Vice Chancellor to interact extensively with academic heads. Dr. Sahito briefed the Vice Chancellor about the academic, research and physical development of the both Faculties and assured the Vice Chancellor that our Faculty Members and Academic Heads will extend their full cooperation to maintain the academic development and research culture.

Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Chairman, Department of Media & Communication Studies briefed the Vice Chancellor about the establishment and background of the Department, on going project and future plan of the Department.

Prof. Dr. Fayaz Raza Chandio, Chairman, Department of Economics briefed that at present 400 students are enrolled, we have started M.S/M. Phil and Ph.D Programs and 28 Ph.D Scholars are engaged in their Ph.D research work. We are concentrating on the business analytical studies and local economic issues of the area.

Prof. Dr. Amir Ali Chandio, Chairman Department of Political Science apprised the Vice Chancellor that there is acute dearth of the Ph.D Faculty Members in order to embark the M.S/M. Phil and PhD Programs in the Department.

Prof. Liaquat Ali Chandio, Incharge, Institute of I.R briefed the Vice Chancellor about the activities of the Institute. He maintained that there is shortage of teachers. The new recruitment of the Ph.D Faculty Members may be made.

Dr. Santosh Kumar, Incharge, Department of Sociology pointed out that there is shortage of classrooms and permanent Faculty Members.

Mr. Inayatullah Bhatti, Incharge, Department of Pakistan Studies said that there is need of establishment of CPEC Centre at the Department of Pakistan Studies to collaborate on CPEC.
Ms. Tasleem Alam Abro, Incharge, Institute of Gender Studies mentioned the severe need of the accommodation for classes and permanent Faculty Members and appointment of appropriate person as Director Institute.

Ms. Farzana Khoso, Incharge Department of Teacher Education briefed that currently we have six approved supervisors so the permission is required to restart the M.S/M. Phil Program. She requested the Vice Chancellor that a collaborative visit of ten Universities may kindly be allowed restarted.  

Mr. Zain-ul-Aabideen Arejo, Incharge Institute of Islamic Studies mentioned that we have shortage of accommodation and the halted M.S, M. Phil and Ph.D Program may kindly be allowed.

Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto, Vice Chancellor narrated that I am extremely feel rejoice and pleasure to visit the Departments of both Faculties. It is our collective responsibility to build the soft image of the institution. Dr. Ibupoto said that the shortage of classes will be fulfilled in the shifting of new academic block. He said the halted M.S/M. Phil and Ph.D Programs will be restarted after revisiting and fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria of HEC and getting the approval from relevant statuary bodies. Dr. Ibupoto directed the Inchrage Department of Pakistan Studies and to prepare a PC-I for the establishment of CPEC Centre at the Department. He also directed the Incharge Department of Teacher Education to start teachers’ training at the Department aimed at for the capacity building of teachers of the area. He assured Chairman, Department of Political Science that Ph.D Faculty will be hired after completion of codal requirements.