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HEC, universities at loggerheads over fake degrees

HEC, universities at loggerheads over fake degrees

ISLAMABAD – The process of verification of parliamentarians’ educational degrees has failed to achieve the desired results due to the uncooperative attitude of public universities with the Higher Education Commission (HEC).
A senior HEC official said at least 342 degrees could not be verified because of the absence of supporting documents, which the universities had not provided to HEC. HEC focal person Raheem Bux Channa told Pakistan Today on Sunday that degrees and

PAC restricts Sindh universities from borrowing overdrafts

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday restricted all public universities of the province from borrowing overdrafts from banks for meetings their financial needs.
Sindh PAC Chairman Jam Tamachi Unnar presided chaired the committee meeting at the Sindh Assembly in which he directed the universities’ management to contain their expenses within their annual budgetary limits.
The decision was taken after the committee reviewed the 2006-07 and

‘Government responsible for funding universities’

LAHORE: It is the federal government’s responsibility to provide adequate funding to universities for raising the quality of higher education at par with international standards, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Chairperson Rukhsana Zuberi said on Monday.
She made these remarks while addressing the inaugural session of the 3rd International Conference on “Assessing Quality in Higher Education” at the Punjab University (PU) Law College Auditorium. PU Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid