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Govt okays Rs2.9m for HEC technology fund

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has established an Innovation Steering Committee which will serve as a backbone to newly approved HEC’s Technology Funds, amounting Rs2.95 million. The committee has been established with the aim to further strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship activities in universities that would help create job opportunities and ensure country’s economic empowerment. "Some institutions and individuals have performed very…Read More

EDF okays setting up of tannery zone in Sialkot

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: A project has been approved for the establishment of a tannery zone in Sialkot for climate change adaptation through tanneries relocation in leather industrial zone. The project, Board of Administrators of Export Development Fund, will be implemented under the supervision of Environmental Protection Agency Punjab with the technical and financial assistance of the UNIDO. The project will address the concerns of international buyers who often express alarms at the…Read More

TA and QEC okays accreditation of 15 TVET institutes with NAVTTC

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Committee (TAandQEC) has approved as many as 15 institutes in 63 different demand driven disciplines and trades whereas three were decided for revisiting of their assessment. Out of these 63 disciplines/trades, 11 programmes in Diploma of Associate Engineering (DAE) and 52 programs of Vocational Trades have been approved. NAVTTC had presented total 18 cases of TVET institutes…Read More

USF BoD okays telecentres for unserved areas

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Board of Directors of USF has approved setting up of IT centres at each Union Council level, fully equipped with latest technology, ensuring the efficient and effective connectivity both domestic and overseas to the people of the region.The Board meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani here last week.The meeting was informed that so far 994 IT centres at union council levels have been set up with the direction that process should be accelerated in…Read More