The Punjab Assembly has passed a bill for the establishment of first state of the art university of technology in Dera Ghazi Khan part.
Punjab minister for industry and trade Mian Aslam Iqbal had shown the bill of the Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology in DG Khan and it was handed Wednesday. The Rs2 .3 billion project is made to boost research for producing quality technical human resource.
“The Bill seeks to establish Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology Dera Ghazi Khan for purposes of teaching, training, research and for the application, advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of technology. The University shall provide avenues of higher education in the field of technical education. The establishment of the University is expected to produce high quality technologists to meet the needs of modern day industry especially in the wake of launch of CPEC,” the bill says.
The spokesman stated the project of Mir Chakar Rind University of Technology was used in the annual development programme of 2019-20 and the work on the project would begin quickly. Four technology subjects would be trained in the university at the primary stage, including electrical, mechanical and civil engineering and computer technology.
He mentioned since DG Khan was present on the western route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), it would help youth of the area.