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HEC’s increased budget reflects govt’s commitment towards education

Islamabad : Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain on Friday said that increased budgetary allocations for Higher Education Commission (HEC) were evident of the present government’s commitment towards education. The minister was speaking to a delegation of World Bank led by Country Director Najy Benhassine. Operations Manager Gailius Draugelis, Senior Economist

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NUST realises Pakistan’s first indigenous embedded microprocessor

Islamabad:Researchers at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) have successfully completed full functional testing of the country’s first truly indigenously designed microprocessor, `NTiny-E’. This was revealed by the Pro-Rector (Research, Innovation and Commercialization), National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Dr. Rizwan Riaz during a press Conference along with Principal SEECS, Dr. Ajmal

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122,000 applications received under EUSP

Islamabad : As many as 122,000 applications have been received by the students under the Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Programme (EUSP) for the Fiscal Year 2022 and its screening process will begin soon. According to an official source, an amount of Rs9.5 billion was allocated to award scholarships to the deserving outstanding students for the EUSP

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President for skill development of IT freelancers

Islamabad : President Dr. Arif Alvi on Saturday said that the global Information Technology business embodied huge opportunities for the country’s freelancers and stressed the enhancement of their skill sets to capture the huge global market. In a virtual address at the Freelance Fest, the president said that the new opportunities in the IT sector

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Engineering university to be built as tribute to Dr AQ Khan

Islamabad : The government has decided to build a state-of-the-art engineering university in line with the wishes of the late Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan who was quite ambitious about this project. According to the details, Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan sent a handwritten letter to Ahsan Iqbal during the previous PMLN government and urged him to

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Rapid development in IT, science vital for Pakistan’s progress: Alvi

Islamabad : President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said rapid development in the fields of information technology and science was vital for the progress of Pakistan and urged the youth to contribute by excelling in contemporary fields of knowledge. He was addressing the National Youth Convention 2022 here at the Jinnah Convention Centre, which was

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Rana Tanveer Hussain and Ahsan Iqbal convened a high level meeting on SNC

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain convened a high-level meeting at Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training and took briefing on the affairs of National Curriculum Council with special focus on development of the uniform curriculum. Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives attended the

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Students hit by pandemic assured help

Islamabad : Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Rana Tanveer Hussain met a delegation of Pakistani students, who returned from China in the middle of their studies after the outbreak of corona virus two years ago but got stuck here due to pandemic-induced restrictions and other issues. In the meeting, representatives of the Ministry

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NAVTTC bringing youth, industry closer’

Islamabad : National Vocational and Technical Training Commission’s (NAVTTC) was providing free of cost facility to both youth and Pakistani industry to bring them closer and realize the dual objective of employment for youth and quality skilled workforce for industry. NAVTTC initiative for establishing Job Placement Centres with dedicated resources is linking Pakistani skilled workforce

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Government intends to restore HEC funds

Islamabad : The government has decided to increase the annual budget of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the next fiscal budget to promote the higher education sector in the country. According to the details, the previous government continued to decrease the annual budget of HEC and it has become difficult for it to provide

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