Khyber Medical University Vision 2015
KMU syndicate okays Vision 2015
|Peshawar, Nov 22: The Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar has approved Vision 2015
under which various academic programmes would be started.
various bodies were also approved by the syndicate of the university in its
third meetings held at PICO Peshawar with KMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Muhammad
Daud Khan in the chair.
Among others, MPA Atif-ur-Rahman, Peshawar High
Court Judge Shahjee Rahman, Ex-MPA Nasreen Khattak, Prof Dr Zia-ul-Islam and
nominees of the Health, Establishment and Finance Departments attended the
A press release issued here Friday said that the meeting
approved the Vision 2015, under which KMU has decided that in the next five to
six years, the university would start various academic programmes, including
public health and social sciences, physical medicine and rehabilitation, vision
sciences, applied heath sciences, genetics and molecular biology, biomedical
engineering, pharmacy and basic medical sciences.
The meeting approved
the statutes and terms and conditions for the appointment of registrar,
treasurer and controller of examinations. The syndicate also approved the rules
and regulations for the creation of search committee, which shall be the mandate
to appoint vice chancellor according to the prescribed rules, terms and
conditions, which were clearly highlighted in the search committee statutes
approved by syndicate.
The search committee would be consisted on eight
members, which includes two eminent members of the society, two members of the
senate, one eminent academician not employed of the university, secretary health
department and two distinguished professors of the university.
to the approved terms and conditions the applicant for the post of vice
chancellor should be an eminent medical professional. He or she should have to
remain a university professor for at least 15-20 years having administrative
experience as head of the department or and organization.
The age limit
would be between 55 and 61 years. The syndicate also approved admission fee
structures for different levels i.e. Rs20,000 per annum, Rs1,000 per week,
Rs5,000 per annum, Rs20,000, Rs25,000 and Rs30,000 per semester for graduate,
postgraduate, certificates, postgraduate diplomas, master, MPhil and PhD
The health insurance scheme would be started
for the university employees in the near future. The post of telephone operator
was also upgraded from BPS-5 to BPS-7. A new post of assistant controller of
examinations in BPS-17 was also created. The meeting also approved 13 new posts
of gardener, watchman and sanitary workers.
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Gordon College clash between IJT & PSF activists
Rawalpindi: Dozens of students of Gordon College sustained wounds during a clash between activists of Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba and
People's Students Federation (PSF) on the campus here on Friday, police said.
Sources in the academic institution said that a student lost his eye
in the clash. Sources said that the clash started when some outsiders belonging
to the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba entered the college premises and started chanting
slogans against their rivals. During the clash, students freely used iron rods
resulting in injuries to dozens of students from both sides. A second year
student, Bilal, lost his eye, as he was hit with iron rods on his head and face.
The student was taken to the District Headquarters Hospital. The News
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Students protest against US attacks
Peshawar: Islami Jamiat-e-Talba (IJT) staged a demonstration against the US missile attacks in tribal and settled areas in front of the press
club on Friday, terming the US air strikes condemnable and
South Students Organisation of Government College of
Technology Peshawar also protested against the US missile attacks on Bannu in
front of the press club by burning the American flag.
A large number of
students participated in the anti-US rallies. The IJT protest was led by
Peshawar colleges' Nazim Shah Zaman Durrani while Noor Afzal Khan led the South
Student Organisation protest. The protesting students holding placards and
banners shouted slogans against the provincial government.
said the US missile attack on Bannu was a challenge to the government as the US
had now shifted its attacks from tribal areas to settled areas of Pakistan. Daily Times
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