Innovation Model Expo 2016 held
DNA RAWALPINDI— Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi ( PMAS- AAUR) Wednesday organized the Innovation Model Expo 2016 with an aim to highlight creative business products and services developed by the students and to provide them self- employment opportunities in order to cope with the challenges of unemployment.
On the occasion, PMAS- AAUR Vice Chancellor ( VC) Prof. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad was the chief guest while MPA Raja Muhammad Hanif was the guest of honor.
The expo was attended by prominent academics and researchers, faculty members, students and a wide range of representatives from national and multinational companies, who lauded the efforts of the expo management team in organizing such a successful event.
Prof. Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad addressing the participants said that Pakistan is rich in all resources and people have a lot of potential in all fields of life.
He pointed that there is dire need of linkages between academia and industry and stressed that university- industry joint projects must be pursued in the country.
He further highlighted that many other challenges, technological advancements are the major one and developed countries are progressing because they are much more innovative as compared to the developing countries.
The VC encouraged the students and teachers to keep on making efforts for starting businesses which would provide employment to the poor people in Pakistan.
He assured full support from University administration to fund such projects which would be helpful to solve social problems.
Speaking on the occasion, MPA Raja Muhammad Hanif highly appreciated the efforts of the students and teachers for organizing this expo.
He said this expo can provide entrepreneurship opportunities to the students and they could become employer instead of seeking employment. More than 70 projects and products based on science and technology were presented by young scientists and faculty members. The students displayed their innovative business products and services including Bluetooth helmet, hatching incubator, funkada, magnifying glass instead of iPad and tablets to enlarge screen.
Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmad and others witnessing paintings at an exhibition at RAC.—