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Skills development can improve Growth Strategy

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An ambitious Growth Strategy for2015-18 has been established by Punjab government to address some constraints to economic growth in the province. Jahanzeb Khan, Chairman Punjab Planning and Development (P&D) stated in his inaugural speech to a one-day consultative workshop-Punjab Skills Forum mutually organized by Project Implementation Unit of Punjab Skills Development Project (PIU-PSDP) and Punjab […]…Read More

Speakers term successful implementation on health related SDGs key to improve health services

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Islamabad: strengthening institutional networks and capacities would play key role in successful implementation of health related SDGs. The failure in achieving MDGs should be taken as lesson learned opportunity and hence, to be forward looking by identifying and redressing the gaps in implementation so that health services could be improved across Pakistan.     . The speakers […]…Read More

UVAS reviews steps to further improve quality of education

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article image LAHORE (02-06-17): The Quality Enhancement Cell of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised a meeting of deans and directors to review the quality of education being imparted in the university and how to further improve it as per Higher Education Commission standards. Chairing the meeting, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha […]…Read More

ZTBL, Al-Ghazi Tractors to improve farmers economy

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article image LAHORE: Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) has agreed to extend cooperation with the leading tractors and agriculture equipment manufacturers Al-Ghazi Tractors Limited (AGTL) to look into the possibilities of improving farmers’ economy and increasing their yield. This was agreed during a meeting between ZTBL CEO Talat Mahmood and Chairman of Al- Ghazi Tractors andamp; President Al-Futtaim Automobile Division Dubai Len Hunt. A committee…Read More

PMAS-AAUR to improve landscape of PSB complex

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article image ISLAMABAD: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) will provide technical assistance to the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) in the area of water management, plantation and improving landscape of PSB complex. This was decided in a meeting between Federal Minister for Inter-Provincial Coordination Riaz Hussain Pirzada and PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad on Wednesday. It was also decided in the meeting that…Read More

Pakistan needs to improve energy, security to boost growth

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday said that further improvements in energy supply, higher infrastructure investments, and an improved security environment will help push up Pakistan’s economic growth over the next two years. In supplement to its flagship Asian Development Outlook (ADO 2016) released in March, the ADB updated its growth forecasts for the region in the context of market shocks from the Brexit vote, saying the growth in Asia and the Pacific’s…Read More

Solar Dryer technology introduced by PARC to improve production of date farmers

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Solar-cum-Gas Fired Date Dryer to dehydrate dates developed by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) is said to reduce post-harvest losses and improve the quality of dates. According to details, five solar drying systems have already been installed in Khairpur and Sukkur Region of Sindh Province at Pano Aquil, Pryalo, Pir Jo Goth, Therhi and Hayyat Solangi in the date production areas of Sindh. At these sites, PARC has also conducted training sessions for local…Read More

PCRWR to improve irrigation practices

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) has launched a weekly irrigation advisory service for its trainee farmers to help improve irrigation practices. PCRWR, a department of Ministry of Science and Technology, has trained around 700 farmers in 2015 under a project called the Watershed Rehabilitation and Irrigation Improvement in Pakistan. An inventory of trainee farmers was developed for follow-up to ultimately let them adopt informed and improved…Read More

HEC for engaging varsities to improve ORIC output

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission’s Innovation Steering Committee has suggested engaging with senior management of universities to improve output of their offices of research, innovation and commercialisation (ORIC). The meeting chaired by Imtiaz Rastgar discussed the monitoring and evaluation process, development of success parameters and outreach and marketing strategy for start-up businesses in universities. Executive Director HEC Dr Arshad Ali was also present at…Read More