STAFF REPORT ISB: The scientific journals and publications play an important role in promotion of scientific researches and RandD culture. The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has endeavored to launch a new research journal called as Pakistan Journal of Science and Technology for SandT promotion.
A launching ceremony was held in which Chairman HEC; Dr Mukhtar Ahmed participated as chief guest. He said while speaking on the occasion, “This is milestone initiative towards SandT research promotion and the research work of many researchers will be broadcasted through this venture which is really commendable and will help in nurturing of researchers”. Vice Chancellor AIOU, Dr Shahid Siddiqui while addressing on the occasion said that promotion of research culture is foremost responsibility of universities for the sake of knowledge creation and AIOU is determined on this resolve; this journal is the first drop of the rain and further initiatives are also in pipeline that will help in SandT promotion and creation of pool of researchers.
The scientific journal is new addition to the AIOU credit and is a puff of fresh air in the present time. These initiatives are the glimpse of heading towards right direction and in the coming years the results will be manifested in the form of improvement in number of researches in the university.