‘7,000 professors to be hired across Punjab’

Minister for higher education says Punjab CM wants to raise the level of education both at the university and college

Our Correspondent February 21, 2017
Student groups in public varsities are deeply polarised PHOTO: EXPRESS

MULTAN: In view of shortage of teaching staff, the higher education department has decided to hire 7,000 professors in different colleges of Punjab.

This was said by Minister for Higher Education Raza Ali Gillani while speaking to The Express Tribune on Monday.

Gillani added as the education system in colleges had been designed at par with the education system in developed countries like USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand and Europe, the demand for faculty had increased with the advancement of courses.

He maintained the provincial chief minister wanted to raise the level of education both at the university and college level. He said, “The BS four year programme that has been initiated in the colleges is an example of our commitment and reforms in education sector.”

The minister said huge funds had been allocated for higher education sector similar to health and school education.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 21st, 2017.


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