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HEC approves 12 PU projects
HEC approves 12 PU projects


LAHORE: (Wednesday, April 12, 2017): Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has approved 12 research projects worth Rs 39.5 million of presented by various faculty members of Punjab University for the first time. In this regard, a meeting was organized by Punjab University Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization at committee room of the vice chancellor’s office.

The meeting was presided over by Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir in which Director ORIC Prof Dr Tahir Jamil, Punjab University College of Information Technology Principal Prof Dr Mansoor Sarwar, Director Institute of Chemistry Prof Dr Makshoof Athar, Chairperson Department of Political Prof Dr Umbreen Javed, Acting Director School of Biological Sciences Dr Naeem Rashid and senior faculty members participated. PU VC Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir reviewed the projects accepted by HEC in the faculties of behavioral and social sciences, science, life sciences and pharmacy. The Vice Chancellor appreciated the efforts of faculty and said that the university administration had the vision to promote research culture in the university and was making all-out efforts in this regard. He said that the administration would encourage all faculty members who were doing research.