Two new faculties in Islamia varsity
BAHAWALPUR, July 11: Two new faculties of management sciences and life
sciences will be set up in the Islamia University for which the Punjab
government has approved a sum of Rs500 million.
Presiding over a meeting
of deans, chairmen and principals of constituent colleges and directors of
sub-campuses, vice-chancellor Prof Dr Bilal A Khan said here on Tuesday the
management sciences would comprise departments of management sciences, computer
science and commerce while the life sciences would comprise the departments of
botany and zoology. Besides, a college of arts, design and performing arts will
He stated that an electronic media laboratory has been
approved for the department of media studies.
The VC told the meeting
that the central development working party at its meeting held recently in
Islamabad approved Rs1,246.903 million to complete three mega projects. These
included University College of Agriculture (Rs421.566 million), Bahawalnagar
sub-campus (Rs408.64 million) and Rahim Yar Khan sub-campus (Rs416.694
The VC directed to fill all vacant posts of lecturers and
assistant professors before the next academic session.
advance studies and research board at its meeting approved the award of PhD
degrees to Umar Hayat and Shafiqur Rehman in Islamic Studies and Arabic