Jha­gra stresses need for qual­ity ed­u­ca­tion

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PE­SHAWAR—The Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa Gover­nor Engr. Iqbal Za­far Jha­gra while pre­sid­ing over the meet­ing of the se­nate of the univer­sity of Pe­shawar which was held at Gover­nor’s House, Pe­shawar on Wed­nes­day has stressed on qual­ity of ed­u­ca­tion and research and said there is a need to be more fo­cused on in­tro­duc­ing de­mand ori­ented dis­ci­plines adding that through research and in­no­va­tion we can ad­dress the prob­lems and is­sues faced by our coun­try.

The meet­ing was at­tended by the Ad­vi­sor to Chief Min­is­ter Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa for Higher Ed­u­ca­tion, , Mush­taq Ah­mad Ghani, Sec­re­tary Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Depart­ment, Sec­re­tary fi­nance, Sec­re­tary es­tab­lish­ment, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of univer­sity grant com­mis­sion, Prin­ci­pal Sec­re­tary to Gover­nor, Sikan­dar Qayum, other mem­bers of the se­nate. The Vice Chan­cel­lor of the Pe­shawar Univer­sity, Prof. Dr. Ra­sool Jan pre­sented the de­tails of the agenda items.

The meet­ing ap­proved the an­nual re­port for the Year 2013-14 and also dis­cussed the var­i­ous pro­pos­als to fur­ther stream­line ad­min­is­tra­tive and fi­nan­cial mat­ters of the univer­sity. The se­nate also con­sti­tuted the 5mem­ber com­mit­tee to for­mu­late strate­gic man­age­ment plan for the univer­sity and di­rected to sub­mit its re­port within 3 months.

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