The Accreditation Inspection Committee of the National Agricultural Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC) of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad led by the secretary Dr. Abdul Ghaffar on Tuesday visited Sindh University’s Institute of Biochemistry and reviewed the facilities being provided so as to grant an accreditation to Nutrition & food technology program.

The committee expressed satisfaction over the provision of amenities including laboratories, classrooms, seminar library in the institute.

Director of Institute of Biochemistry, Nutrition & Food Technology Prof. Dr. Naseem Aslam Channa welcomed the committee on its arrival at the institute.

The HEC delegation inspected the institute in detail and examined the laboratories, classrooms and equipment required for accreditation to start the Nutrition and Food Technology Program. The members articulated pleasure over the facilities being provided by the institute to its students.

Dr. Naseem Aslam Channa gave a detailed briefing to the delegation and apprised them of the need for launch of Nutrition and Food Technology Program.

The team later arrived at the Center for Environmental Sciences, where they were received by the incharge director of the center Dr. Amanullah Maher. The members visited the center and inspected the laboratories, classrooms and seminar library.

Later, a seminar titled “Quality Assurance and Accreditation Awareness” was also organized by the center, which was addressed by Dr. Abdul Ghaffar and furnished comprehensive information about Quality Assurance and Accreditation to the students, scholars and teachers. Earlier, the delegation also called on the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro.

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Arshad Yousafzai is a Karachi-based journalist covering Education and Human Rights. He can be reached on Twitter @Arshadyousafzay

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