75 students belonging to University of Sindh receive cheques worth 2.6 million

Monday 20 March 2017 7 days ago 105   Jamshoro   Print

75 students of Sindh University receiving cheques

Report  Ali Murad Chandio : JAMSHORO: As many as 75 students of the University of Sindh received cheques under the HEC need-based and districts Zakat Ushar scholarships at a ceremony held in the Senate Hall, Ghulam Mustafa Shah Administration Building, University of Sindh Jamshoro here on Monday. Organized by the director of SU student financial aid (SFA) Dr. Hakim Ali Mahesar, the vice chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad presided over the event and distributed the cheques among the deserving students. A total number of 42 deserving students both male & female of bachelor & master degree programs of 2K14 batch received the cheques of an amount of Rs. 48000 each under HEC need-based scholarship as 3rd installation. Thus another 33 students domiciled various districts of the province received the cheques of an amount of Rs. 48000 under district merit scholarship. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat on the occasion shed light on the various schemes initiated on the campus to facilitate the students including the award of laptops, start of skill development program and other basic facilities to the students of the varsity. He said the fee reimbursement scheme was promoting higher education, creating economic empowerment and opportunities for on-job training. The initiative of the Higher Education Commission in this regard was commendable, he added. Dr. Burfat said that the growing youth population could be turned into an asset by providing them healthy opportunities like these schemes adding that there was no dearth of talent at Sindh University but the thing he had to do was to provide the students with the facilities. He said HEC need-based scholarship scheme would highly contribute to capacity building of the recipients. “We want to elevate SU to the heights of success and this is possible with the active participation of students in ongoing academic and research activities on the campus”, he said. On the occasion, the director SFA Dr. Hakim Ali Mahesar told that a total amount of Rs. 2.6 million was distributed among 75 students of the varsity under two different schemes in 3rd installments. He said his office would soon distribute scholarship cheques among those meritorious students who had not received the same as yet. Among others, Dr. Anwer Ali Shah G. Syed, Dr. Sarfraz Hussain Solangi, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Gachal, Dr. Munir Ahmed Soomro, Dr. Nagina Parveen, Abdul Latif Soomro and Fida Chandio were also present. 02