MINGORA (Press Release)
The Syndicate of the University of Swat has approved budget recommendations of Finance & Planning Committee (F&PC) worth Rs. 615 million for fiscal year 2020-21.
The decision was taken during 34th Syndicate meeting, which was held in University of Peshawar owing to Corona Pandemic and was presided over by the Vice Chancellor of University of Swat Prof. Dr. Muhmmad Jamal Khan.
The Syndicate meeting, which was held after the implementation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities Act-2012 in Malakand division, was attended by members of the Syndicate including Justice (Rtd) Ghazanfar Khan, Chairman National Technology Council, Higher Education Commission Engr. Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gillani, Deputy Secretary HED Javid Arbab, Deputy Secretary Establishment Ahmad Kamal, representative of Finance department Hayat Ur Rahman, Registrar University of Swat Mahboob Ur Rahman, Treasurer Arshad Ali Khan, newly elected members of the Syndicate Dr. Shahid Ali, Abdul Mateen, Fayyaz Ahmad Khan, Khurshid Alam, Muhammad Arshad Ali and two principals of constituent colleges.
The body after thorough discussion over budget estimates approved the budget recommendations of F&PC, University of Swat, which were estimated Rs. 615 million and would be utilized during the financial year 2020-21. The recommendations would, now, be sent to Senate for formal approval of the budget estimates.
The Syndicate also discussed matter relating to upper age limits for admissions in University of Swat and omitted the restriction with the basic aim to provide educations to maximum members of society. The body also approved upgradation of computer operators from scale 11 to 16.
The Syndicate also discussed the recommendations of Technical Review Committee (TRC), University of Swat, wherein the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Muhammad Jamal Khan informed the participants that construction process has now been accelerated in university’s own campus at Charbagh, adding that apart from offices of administration few academic departments would also be shifted soon to under construction campus of the University of Swat. In his concluding remarks the Vice Chancellor thanked the members, who attended the meeting despite of Corona Pandemic.