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HEC proposes Rs25b to run ongoing, new initiatives

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) has proposed an amount of Rs25 billion for financial year 2016-17 to run its ongoing and new initiatives in line with the Vision 2025 and the government’s priorities. The information made part of the draft PSDP 2016-17 proposal shared in National Assembly Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training recently held at the HEC secretariat. The committee was briefed in detail by Chairperson HEC Prof. Dr Mukhtar…Read More

HEC allocates Rs2.5b to varsities for research

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STAFF REPORT ISB: State Minister for Education, Baligh-ur-Rehman has informed the Senate that the total funds allocated by the Higher Education Commission to Public Sector universities for research purpose during last five years were Rs 2.50 billion. He said that the Higher Education Commission should be a federal subject to promote quality education at higher levels. Responding to a question during the question hour, Baligh-ur-Rehman said that only the Sindh Assembly had passed an Act on…Read More