On the invitation from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro and IEEEP Local Centre Hyderabad, Engr
Jawed Salim Qureshi visited the Mehran University and was warmly welcomed by Vice Chancellor and Dean Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computers System Prof. Dr. Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry on Saturday — 9th January 2016. On the occasion, he and addressed engineers in MUET.
In his remarks, Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi, Chairman PEC, highlighted the programmes envisaged by the PEC for the betterment, welfare, implementation of PEC by-laws to protect the rights and interest of engineers and formation of Engineers Foundation. He announced up-gradation of PEC liaison office Hyderabad to PEC Regional/Branch office. He also announced formation of Engineers Club at Hyderabad. He assured unemployed engineers for PEC support in seeking employment and informed about the Introduction of Supervisory License for the Young Engineers free of cost for basic Supervision of Construction Projects to deliver quality work, which would create 5,000 jobs for self-employed engineers in the first phase.
Earlier, Engr. Prof Dr. M.A. Uqaili, Vice Chancellor of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro and also Chairman IEEEP Local Centre Hyderabad, welcomed the Chief Guest. In his address Engr. Prof. Dr. M.A. Uqaili briefed the Chairman PEC about the history and achievements of the university and proposed for up-gradation of PEC Liaison Office Hyderabad to the status of PEC Regional/Branch office. He lauded the role of public sector engineering universities especially on catering the need of the poor class for seeking engineering education. He also urged for welfare of engineers and engineering students.
Engr. Prof. Dr. A.K. Baloch, Vice Chancellor Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineeringand Technology, Nawabshah, also addressed the ceremony.
Engr. Prof. Dr. B.S. Chowdhry, Dean Faculty of Electrical, Electronics and Computers System Engineering and Vice Chairman IEEEP Hyderabad Local Centre, gave brief introduction of the ceremony events. He expressed that it is a rare occasion for the entire community of engineers of this region to have an opportunity to meet the newly elected PEC Chairman. He further highlighted that the book “Recruitment Test Made Easy” will immensely help young unemployed engineers in seeking jobs through Recruitment Test.
Later, the book “Recruitment Test Made Easy”- a dedicated guide for Electrical, Electronics, Telecom and Computer Engineers was launched by the PEC Chairman. The book is written by Engr Junaid Sheikh and edited by Engr Prof Dr. M.A. Uqaili and Engr Prof Dr BS Chowdhry.
Engr. GS Kandhir Pro-Vice Chancellor Mehran University Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhatti Khairpur Mirs Campus paid the Vote of Thanks.
Program Coordinator Engineer Arshad Chughtai, in his opening remarks, said that Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi is a charismatic leader. He is visionary and man of action. Such is the impact of his presence in PEC that momentum on various activities has been picked up and the entire system appears to be energized.
Engr. Amir Zamir Ahmad Khan, DG Monitoring andEvaluation Planning Commission Energy Coordinator to Federal Minister, and Engr Mukhtar Sheikh, Vice Chairman Sindh PEC, also graced the ceremony.
Host of the ceremony Engr. Prof. Dr. MA Uqaili decorated the guests with traditional Souvenir-Sindhi Ajrak and Cap and presented Memorial Shield to Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi, Chairman Pakistan Engineering Council.
A large number of engineers from Jamshoro, Hyderabad, and other areas including members of IEEEP Hyderabad Centre and Sukkur Centre attended the ceremony.
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