AIOU receives highest HEC’s research grant
ISLAMABAD—Higher Education Commission (HEC) has approved three research-based projects of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) worth Rs. 14 million, enabling mega University to do research work on country’s socio-economic problems.
These projects are related to archaeology, history and management sciences. The AIOU has received the highest HEC’s thematic research grant this year, said Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui while presiding over academicians meeting that discussed future research plan. He said the University submitted ten research proposals to HEC for the next year under National Research Program for the Universities (NRP). There has been upward trend of winning research grants from national and international institutions in the recent years, he added.—APP