The 67th meeting of the Syndicate of the University of Education (UE), Lahore was held yesterday i.e. on July 4, 2022, in which the annual budget of the University for the Financial Year 2022-23 of worth Rs. 3499.431 million was approved. Out of which Rs. 673.347 million have been allocated for the development budget while Rs. 2826.084 million for the non-development budget.

The Syndicate also approved the establishment of the University Development Office to enhance revenue generation from non-traditional sources to support the financial autonomy of the University. During its meeting, Syndicate also approved the collaboration with Hebei Academy of Fine Arts, China for a joint Doctoral and Master’s Training Program in History, Arts and Culture Heritage.

On this occasion, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha SI told the members of the syndicate that University of Education, Lahore signed agreement with University of Engineering & Technology (UET), Lahore to enhance the online and blended pedagogical skills of teachers and bring the teaching system in line with modern requirements under International Institute of Online Education (IIOE) Program launched in Pakistan in collaboration with UNESCO.

He said that we are also going towards solar energy system to overcome the energy crises. In this regard, a tender has been issued for the Main Campus of the University. Smart Class Rooms were also established in university with the collaboration of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. We are now providing free internet services to all our students so that they may meet the international standard of education, he added. Vice-Chancellor said that infrastructure of the University including labs and other things have been strengthening day by day.

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