Chancellor/Governor, Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman, chaired the 38th Senate meeting of the University of Enginering and Technology (UET) Lahore, in the Chemical Engineering Seminar Hall.

The Vice Chancellor, Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar presented the university’s progress report for the past three years. He highlighted record number of meetings of statutory bodies, new appointments and promotions of faculty and staff, record number of appointments of Professors and Associate Professors, restructuring of teaching and non-teaching posts, regularization of contract employees, and disciplinary actions under PEEDA.

He also described completion of long pending development projects, winning of new development projects worth Rs 4.3 billion, detailed report on continuous rise in QS World and Asian rankings, and record number of research grants and publications in university’s history.

Chancellor, Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman, appreciated progress made by the university under Vice Chancellor’s leadership. He desired continuous improvement in the university’s academics and rankings as well as support for needy students.

The Senate approved the following: 2022-23 budget with size of budget, statutes support for deceased employees, statutes for Professor Meritorious, Disparity Reduction Allowance (DRA) for PBS 1-19 for further approval by Chancellor.

The Governor directed the Vice Chancellor to establish an endowment fund for improving the financial health of the university. He desired the university to strengthen industrial linkages as well as work in the area of climate change, sustainability of environment, and solving indigenous problems.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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