Peshawar (August 31, 2016): 80 laptops were distributed among PhD scholars under Phase-2 of the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) here on Wednesday.
UET Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain was chief guest on the occasion. Dr Khizar Azam, registrar of UET, Shafiullah, assistant director Higher Education Commission (HEC), Engr Naveed Ahmad, director clubs UET, senior faculty members and students were also present on the occasion, said a press release.
Prof Dr Iftikhar Hussain said that the laptop scheme had been implemented smoothly and transparently at the UET.
He urged the PhD scholars to make the most of the laptops for research purposes in order to successfully complete their PhD degrees.
He thanked the HEC and federal government for provision of quality laptops to the research scholars.
Naveed Ahmad earlier welcomed the participants. He said that 26 focal persons had been given the task to identify and verify the deserving PhD scholars to make the process transparent for the laptop distribution. He also mentioned that the focal persons were given honorarium for the first time.
(News Published on The News, Pakistan on September 1, 2016)