Career centre, endowment fund at UAF
FAISALABAD, July 14: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) has
established the career development centre and endowment fund secretariat for the
human resource development.
Vice-Chancellor Dr Bashir Ahmed said this
while presiding over a meeting of deans and directors of different departments
here on Friday.
He said the university produced educated, trained and
inspired manpower to serve their mandate with a high sense of
The VC said that the career centre and the endowment fund
would play a pivotal role in the academia and would acquire prestige as a model
Out of Rs1.3 billion mega project, he said, three students'
hostels would be constructed at the postgraduate agricultural research
Besides, the construction of a sports complex and a swimming
pool for women would also be completed soon to encourage students in sports
He said the university had become a leading institution in
terms of producing trained and highly motivated PhDs who were serving in and
outside the country.
"Our achievements speak of the hard work and
devotion which is being put in to bring this institution among the top
universities in the region", he said.
Owing to its performance, he said,
the Higher Education Commission (HEC) was sponsoring 152 research projects of
Rs116 million while 41 projects of Rs2.13 million were carried out under the
In addition, the Pakistan Science Foundation was
sponsoring 16 projects of Rs11 million.
The VC further said the
university had held 162 seminars, conferences, workshops and symposia at
national and international level during the current year.
He urged deans
and directors to do their utmost to serve the nation and the institution as