HEC to award 25 Research Projects to KU

Karachi: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has provided 25 new research projects to Karachi University. The research projects worth 81.4 million rupees. The projects are allocated to Karachi University under the National research program for Universities research scheme 2016-17.

In this Regard following departments have been awarded, Professor Dr. Tasneem Adam Ali of Microbiology Rs4,386,079, Dr. Syed Zamin Shaheed Siddiqui from Botany Rs2,125,375, Dr. Abdul Hameed of Halophyte Rs2,700,324, Professor Dr. Abid Hasnain from Food Science Rs8,639,207, Dr. Anwar Ali of Physiology Rs3,513,248,

Dr Humaira Bano from Chemistry Rs1,968,158, Dr Lubna Naz of Physiology Rs1,438,691, Dr Muhammad Sohail from Microbiology Rs2,549,375, Dr Sadaf Ahmed of Physiology Rs3,961,258, Dr Salman Gulzar from Halophyte Rs5,006,845, Dr Shaista Perveen of Chemistry Rs2,589,338, Dr Taseer Ahmed Khan from Physiology Rs1,406,050, and Dr Irfan Aziz of Halophyte Rs3,412,662, , Dr Shah Ali Ul Qadar of KIBGE Rs3,044,650, Dr Sitwat Zehra from KIBGE Rs1,982,177, Dr Syed Abdus Subhan of Microbiology Rs4,257,424, Dr Syeda Nuzhat Nawab from KIBGE Rs3,183,222 are also awarded.

The other departments include Dr Afsheen Aman from Dr A Q Khan Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering has received a project worth Rs6,289,904 project of Dr. Asia Naz of Pharmaceutical Chemistry worth Rs6,21,2,383, Professor Dr. Muhammad Haris Shoaib from Pharmaceutics has received Rs2,996,236, Dr. Huma Ikram of Biochemistry Rs1,123,238, Dr. Ishrat Jamil of KIBGE Rs2,574,527, Dr. Maqsood Ali Ansari from Genetics Rs1,000,483, Dr. Nousheen Mushtaq of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Rs1,245,452, Dr. Seema Shafique from CEMB Rs3,827,324.

While congratulating the research scholars Karachi University’s Vice-Chancellor stressed the importance of research in solving current issues. He said, “To promote high-quality research in the society, we have to establish a research-friendly environment, to achieve our goals.” Moreover, he emphasized research as the key to success.

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