By: Adeel Alvi
KHAIRPUR:The 68th Meeting of Advance Studies & Research Board (ASRB) of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur was held at the Vice Chancellor Secretariat. The meeting was presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto.
At the outset of the meeting, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto said we are committed to promote the quality research culture and innovation at this institution. He said, since my joining the office as Vice Chancellor, we have taken various drastic measures through consultation, feedback and coordination. Recently, with the dynamic approach of my team we have got approval from the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad regarding the halted programs for the Postgraduate Studies in various disciplines. Dr. Ibupoto said research has great importance in the society because research has direct relation with the society and society is benifited in multilateral way.
The Members of ASRB commended the untiring and dynamic efforts of Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto in streamlining the institution in term of quality, transparency and merit. They said that the Vice Chancellor is striving in right direction to make the Institution as a viable Institution.
During the meeting, the Minutes of the last Meeting of ASRB were approved. The 8 Research Supervisors and Co-Supervisors for M.S, M. Phil and Ph. D were approved. 87 Research Synopsis were also approved. 10 Ph. D Degrees and 136 M.S/M. Phil Degrees were recommended to be awarded by the Academic Council. The extension of research period of the 85 scholars was also approved by the ASRB.
Earlier, Prof. Dr. Iram Rani, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell briefed the house regarding the status of the various programs which were halted by the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. She apprised that with the untiring efforts of Vice Chancellor, in view of the compliance report M.S, M. Phil and Ph. D Program were reviewed and revisited by HEC, Islamabad and were cleared from halted status.
The proceedings of the meeting were conducted by Dr. Naveed Ahmed Shaikh, Director Postgraduate Studies.
Prof. Dr. Syed Maqsood Zia Shah, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Ghotki Campus, Prof. Dr. Chandan Lal, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shahdadkot Campus, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Mashori, Dean Faculty of Arts & Languages, Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Ali Junejo Dean Faculty of Management Sciences, Prof. Dr. Taj Muhammad Lashari, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Abbas Shar, Dean Faculty of Natural Sciences, Prof. Dr. Saleem Rahpoto, Prof. Dr. Farman Ali Mangi, Prof. Dr. Abdul Hussain Shar, Prof. Dr. Muneer Shah, Prof. Dr. Samina Rajpar, Director ORIC and Mr. Mureed Hussain Ibupoto, Registrar attended the meeting.