BAHAWALPUR– The Syndicate of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur has approved budget estimate of Rs. 5387.983 million for the financial year 2020-21 besides giving node to re-structural plane to enhance number of faculties and teaching departments. The 74th meeting of the syndicate held under the chair of Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, Vice Chancellor at Abbasia Campus.
The university budget is development and welfare of oriented aiming to enhance scholarships and no increase in fee. Development budget has been estimated Rs. 1217.366 million which is part of three years development plan to construct four academic blocks in Bahawalpur and Bahawalnagar Campuses. The Syndicate also approved University Testing Services, Sir Sadiq Research and Computing Center and HEC Data Center and Directorate of Academics.
The Syndicate also approved full scholarships for two children of journalists from Bahawalpur during every academic sessions and special quota of one seat for admission of a journalist in MPhil and PhD Media Studies programme.
Recommendations of selection boards, selection committees, academic council and finance and planning committee were also considered. Various administrative, financial and teaching matters were considered and cases of pensions, remunerations, study leave and relevant affairs were also discussed during the meeting.
The members attended the meeting included Dr. Muhammad Afzal, MPA, Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor Punjab University Lahore, Prof. Dr. Saiqa Imtiaz Asif, Vice Chancellor, Govt. Sadiq College Women University Bahawalpur, Prof. Dr. Hameed Raza Siddiqui, Prof. Dr. Naveed Akhtar, Engr. Prof. Dr. Amjad, Dr. Hafiz Haider Ali, representative Secretary Higher Education Department Punjab, Shahzad Akhtar Malik, representative of Secretary Finance Punjab, Sumera Malik, Dr. Ghulam Hassan Abbasi, Khalil ur Rehman, Kalsom Akhtar, Prof. Dr. Moazzam Jamil, Registrar and Prof. Dr. Abou Bakar, Treasurer–PRESS RELEASE