ANL 15.15 Decreased By ▼ -0.73 (-4.6%)
ASC 13.15 Decreased By ▼ -0.35 (-2.59%)
ASL 17.55 Decreased By ▼ -0.75 (-4.1%)
BOP 8.76 Decreased By ▼ -0.12 (-1.35%)
BYCO 7.13 Decreased By ▼ -0.22 (-2.99%)
FCCL 18.54 Increased By ▲ 0.45 (2.49%)
FFBL 23.00 Decreased By ▼ -0.10 (-0.43%)
FFL 15.05 Decreased By ▼ -0.25 (-1.63%)
FNEL 7.10 Decreased By ▼ -0.01 (-0.14%)
GGGL 16.48 Decreased By ▼ -0.38 (-2.25%)
GGL 27.01 Decreased By ▼ -1.14 (-4.05%)
HUMNL 6.68 Increased By ▲ 0.04 (0.6%)
JSCL 19.30 Decreased By ▼ -0.30 (-1.53%)
KAPCO 26.75 Decreased By ▼ -0.25 (-0.93%)
KEL 3.38 Decreased By ▼ -0.05 (-1.46%)
MDTL 2.11 Decreased By ▼ -0.07 (-3.21%)
MLCF 35.70 Increased By ▲ 0.69 (1.97%)
NETSOL 99.50 Decreased By ▼ -4.25 (-4.1%)
PACE 4.15 Decreased By ▼ -0.03 (-0.72%)
PAEL 25.99 Decreased By ▼ -1.16 (-4.27%)
PIBTL 8.07 Decreased By ▼ -0.13 (-1.59%)
POWER 7.17 Increased By ▲ 0.24 (3.46%)
PRL 15.90 Decreased By ▼ -0.54 (-3.28%)
PTC 9.00 Decreased By ▼ -0.08 (-0.88%)
SILK 1.47 Decreased By ▼ -0.03 (-2%)
SNGP 39.95 Decreased By ▼ -0.80 (-1.96%)
TELE 16.50 Decreased By ▼ -0.64 (-3.73%)
TRG 123.65 Decreased By ▼ -6.71 (-5.15%)
UNITY 29.02 Decreased By ▼ -0.88 (-2.94%)
WTL 2.34 Decreased By ▼ -0.09 (-3.7%)
BR100 4,717 Decreased By ▼ -46.43 (-0.97%)
BR30 20,190 Decreased By ▼ -481.08 (-2.33%)
KSE100 45,489 Decreased By ▼ -332.07 (-0.72%)
KSE30 17,860 Decreased By ▼ -146.4 (-0.81%)

Coronavirus
LOW Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
28,344
1624hr
Pakistan Cases
1,267,393
56724hr
1.45% positivity
Sindh
466,945
Punjab
438,636
Balochistan
33,159
Islamabad
106,615
KPK
177,240

FAISALABAD: Punjab Governor, who is Chancellor University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has said all-out efforts are being made to improve the quality of education to meet the challenges of the modern era with trained manpower and knowledge-based economy.

He expressed these views during a meeting with University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan. He said that under the US Knowledge Corridor and the Higher Education Commission, students are being provided opportunities to study abroad that would help them learn from other experiences. He said that the USDA has been revived. As a result, the Centre for Advanced Studies which was established in the UAF will emerge in a better way. He said that during his visit to the United States, he had taken steps to enhance cooperation between the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and the University of California, Davis. He urged the scientists of the university to play their due role in increasing the yield per acre, providing the best seeds, profitable agriculture and acquainting the farmers with modern technology.

He said that agriculture was being given top priority at the government level. He said that more than 60 percent of the population of Pakistan was associated with agriculture which was directly linked to poverty alleviation. He said that efforts were being made for of PC 1 filed in the federal government for the improvement of seeds so that high quality seeds could be delivered.

UAF Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that the revival of the Centre for Advanced Studies would enhance agriculture development due to modern research and agricultural trends. He congratulated the Governor of Punjab on reviving Centre for Advanced Studies. He said revolutionary measures were being taken at the government level to stabilize agricultural development and increase production per acre. This will ensure adequate food availability for the growing population. He said that increase in support price for wheat has improved the economic condition of farmers.-PR

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

Comments

Comments are closed.