Education Minister takes strict notice of delay in development of QAU Sub Campus in Punjab

EducationEducation Minister takes strict notice of delay in development of QAU Sub...
  • Minister orders a detailed inquiry to be submitted by January 4, 2024

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Education and Professional Trainings Madad Ali Sindhi has taken strict notice of inordinate delay in the development of Sub Campus of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) in Punjab, and ordered an immediate inquiry to be done and the report to be presented to him by January 04, 2024.

In a meeting with the Advisor Planning Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Directory P&D QAU held in Islamabad on Thursday, the minister said that such delays are a major obstacle in the academic journey of our youth.Education Minister takes strict notice of delay in development of QAU Sub Campus in Punjab

   

The minister ordered HEC and QAU to immediately resolve all of the pending issues related to it and further coordinate with the Punjab government in ensuring speedy construction of the campus.

Madad Ali Sindhi said that it is high time that the relevant departments are held accountable for inefficient and ineffective management.

The education minister also paid a surprise visit to the QAU Islamabad Campus. He visited the hostels and said that the existing condition of the hostels is deplorable. He highlighted the poor maintenance of the facilities.

Students met with him and highlighted their plea about insufficient academic facilities such as the availability of internet.

Madad took notice of the situation and ordered an immediate revamp of the hostels. He said that students cannot study unless they have the basic facilities. He said that it was unimaginable for students to focus on their studies if they have to deal with such problems.

The minister assured the students that he will order an immediate revamp of the conditions of the hostels.

Madad Ali Sindhi said that we work towards student exchange programs with friendly countries but after looking at the conditions of the hostels, it is pertinent that we first fix our own institutions before inviting foreign students to study here.

In addition, he said that it is a sad state of affairs and that this will limit opportunities for our own students to go abroad in student exchange programs.

The minister said that such problems need to be addressed on war footing and ordered the relevant authorities to resolve these issues immediately.

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