Sindh Agriculture University (SAU) Tandojam, distributed laptops among students of undergraduate degree program on Saturday, provided by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme.
Dr Darshan Lal MNA, Pakistan Muslim league and Acting Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saffar Mirjat with University officers and other personalities handed over the laptops to the students in a ceremony held at University Senate hall.
Among others, the representative of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Naeem Ahmed Bhutto, Dean Dr Noor Muhammad Soomro, Dean Dr Maqsood Anwer Rustmani, Dean Dr Saghir Ahmed Shaikh, and Dean Dr Zaheeruddin Mirani, also participated in the ceremony.
Addressing to event Dr Darshan Lal said that the policy of their Government is to support young generation, through different programs like laptop distribution scheme, interest less loans, technical and business trainings, business loans and also through Benazir income support programs, He said that he is happy to listen that and it shows talent that the big number of university scholars are getting higher education abroad, in famous varsities of world,
Dr Muhammad Saffar Mirjat Acting Vice Chancellor said into his speech that SAU is university of poor students and generation from rural areas, who are getting education and doing research in Agriculture, live stock and other different subjects, he said that after receiving laptops, students will get more opportunities of research, and they have to use this device as search engine. Dr. Mirjat expressed hope that the students who received laptops will do their best to promote research on the campus and get benefit from the tens of thousands e-books, research articles and thesis which are available on the internet.
Focal person for the scheme at Sindh Agriculture University Dr. Aijaz Ali khuharo said that in first phase which included distribution of laptops to students post graduate program; and now the undergraduate students are getting laptops through their academic merit.
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