PIDE celebrates, ‘PIDE Quality Teaching Day’ | Pakistan Today

PIDE celebrates, ‘PIDE Quality Teaching Day’

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) here on Thursday celebrated its recognition by Higher Education Commission (HEC) as the top university in the largest category of universities at an impressive ceremony. The ceremony was organised within PIDE premises and while presiding over it, Vice Chancellor, PIDE, Dr. Rashid Amjad, announced to celebrate March 1, as ‘PIDE Quality Research and Teaching Day’ every year.
PIDE has been ranked number 1 institute in category of general small university by HEC in January 2012. Vice Chancellor also committed that PIDE will continue to maintain the highest standards of teaching and research. He thanked the joint directors, faculty, researchers along with all other staff members and said, “This achievement was not possible without teamwork,” he maintained.He said that PIDE is globally recognized for its quality research work but its status as a teaching institute is quite new as it was given the degree awarding status only in 2006.