The financial constraints of Karakorum International University Ended –VC
October 8, 2010 1 Comment
Gilgit (Sami Khan): Dr. Najma Najam the vice chancellor of the only University of Gilgit-Baltistan, Karakuram International University (KIU) stated that the government has cooperated with the University and financial problem have been resolved.
She further stated that in a bid to achieve high level of academic excellence she has introduced subject matching to international standards. The university has also introduced modern technological tools to assess any sought of plagiarism in the thesis submitted at Masters, M.Phil and PhD level. In additions she stated that a year earlier when she has joined the university there were only 6 P.hDs and now just one year later there are 26 PhDs and in coming months 3-4 more PhDs will join the University.
Regarding the IDPs of Attabad Disaster she stated that for the students belonging to the affected areas fee for one semester has been waved off which amounts to a total of Rs. 4,000,000/= (Forty lacs).
Mentioning particularly Skardu Campus of KIU she stated that a summary of 70,000,000/= (Seventy million)has been forwarded to Provincial government as soon as funds will be received the issues will end.
Dr. Najma Najam, Vice Chancellor Karkorum International University, Gilgit-Baltistan