Pakistan's Leading Education Website & Teacher's Provider
English language
Home | Forum | Teacher | Student | Institution | Jobs | Admission guide | Tests | Study abroad | Notices | classified | Study partner

A complete archive of Pakistan's Education news releases since 2007

New: Rawalpindi Inter result 2014   |   KU BCom, BA supple exams   |   PU BCom exam 2014 schedule

Lahore Inter exams schedule   |   AIOU admission forms schedule   |   CSS Examination 2015

Find Pak classmates
Pakistani classmatesDirectory since 1947. Find Now >>

Expansion of Punjab University campus delayed

GUJRANWALA, Aug 31: Non-provision of a Rs300 million special grant to the Punjab University has delayed expansion of its Gujranwala Campus.

Under the expansion plan, the university had to acquire 10 acres agricultural land, construct new blocks at the campus and begin MA English and journalism classes.

The Punjab government had promised to provide Rs300 million for Gujranwala Campus expansion when President Musharraf visited the campus a few months ago. In the hope that the government will release the grant soon, the university administration acquired land from people, but later it could not register it due to a lack of funds.

Construction work on new blocks also remained suspended owing to a lack of funds and as a result the university could not begin new master's classes.

Punjab University's Gujranwala Campus Director Dr Liaquat said the university administration and the provincial government had been informed about the prevailing situation. However, he said the expansion plan would be completed soon.

It was stated that several rich people had also promised to provide money for the campus expansion in the presence of the president and Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi, but they had yet to honour their promises. Dawn
Post your Comments/ Views about the news.
*Your name
*Your Email
*City &Country(i.e. Karachi, Pakistan)
*Type your Comments here:

*Type the code shown


The Interface may edit your comments and not all comments will be published.
Education Rss FeedEducation RSS Feed*New
Education News
Updated: 14 Oct, 2014
arrow Rawalpindi Inter result 2014
arrow CSS Examination 2015
arrow KU BCom, BA supple exams
arrow PU BCom exam 2014 schedule
arrow Abolish entrance test system
arrow Comsats Institute convocation
arrow Medical colleges open merit sytem
arrow Creation of Punjab HEC
arrow NUST ranked 500 university
arrow Tameer School Programme
arrow Punjab University turned 133
arrow Lahore Inter exams from Oct 23
arrow Higher education to become dream
arrow AIOU admission forms schedule
arrow KU Dr Auj's murder case
arrow Govt colleges admission lists
arrow Sindh University corruption
arrow SZABIST graduation ceremony
arrow PMDC move causes shortage
arrow KPK textbooks change protest
arrow HEC universities research funds
arrow IIUI students scholarships
arrow NTS test for Sindh teachers
arrow GCUF sexually harassment

More Edu. News>>

Personalize Resume