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Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of establishment of Hyderabad University/Institute

Dated : 30 January 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of establishment of Hyderabad University/Institute, here on Thursday. Senior officials from HEC and Planning Commission of Pakistan as well as members of National Assembly from Hyderabad, Sabir Hussain Kaimkhani and Salah-ud-Din, also participated in the meeting.

Minister Asad Umar said that there was a dire need to increase Higher Educational opportunities in Hyderabad to cater its large population. The Prime minster had therefore directed that this project be expeditiously implemented. He said that he would personally monitor the implementation of this project until its completion.

The Executive Director Higher Education Commission briefed the meeting on the various steps taken for the establishment of the institution. He said that the proposal for Charter of the institute has been submitted to the Cabinet Committee for Disposal of Legislative Cases for its considerations and recommendations to the Cabinet for its approval. The sale deed for transfer of 80 Acre of land and available infrastructure at Gulistan-e-Sarmast, (Kohsar Zaone) had been agreed and will be formally signed by 2nd week of February 2020. The services of Consulting Firm had been advertised and proposals in this regard had been received.

The Minister directed that a Steering Committee be set up to expedite the processes and to ensure completion of the project at earliest.

The Minister also directed HEC to expedite implementation of various Higher Education projects to make sure that the financial allocations are fully utilized and higher education opportunities are increased.