Vice Chancellor, Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam, Dr Fateh Muhammad Marri said that Professors and teachers don’t retire from service in the civilized world, but ideal nations always take the guidance of their senior professors to devise new ways of development.

Addressing the occasion of the farewell ceremony of retired Professor Dr Qamaruddin Chachar and the welcome party of newly appointed faculty Dean Prof Dr Inayatullah Rajpar, Dr Fateh Marri said that it is for the fortune of SAU that there are a large number of qualified teachers with PhD Scholars.

He said that the future admissions of the university’s undergraduate degree program will be with or before other universities, making agriculture education the first choice of students. He said that our effort is to establish a research station on the university’s research farms and build a hostel for experts and researchers on the experimental farm.

Dr Marri said newer degree programs are introduced, which will increase student interest and numbers. He said that the university has the best infrastructure, so instead of closing the university at half past three, new courses and degree programs will be started in the evening, which will make the academic and research activities in the university more dynamic.

Speaking on the occasion, retired Dean and Professor Dr. Qamaruddin Chachar said that the Sindh Agriculture University is imparting modern agricultural and scientific higher education to the youth of the backward people of the country, this institution is changing the lifestyle of the people, and also playing its role in the development of the country

Newly appointed Dean Dr Inayatullah Rajpar said that we should follow in the footsteps of our seniors; we will serve this faculty and institution and play our role in the expansion of agricultural science.

On this occasion, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr Jan Muhammad Marri, Dean Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences Dr Syed Ghiyasuddin Shah Rashidi, Dean Crop Protection Faculty Dr Manzoor Ali Abro, Principal of ZA Bhutto Agricultural College Dokri Dr Allah Wadhayo Gandahi, Director Institute of Food Sciences and Technology Dr Aijaz Soomro, Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor Dr Syed Ziaul Hassan Shah and a large number of teachers and staff were present.

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