A plan is being implemented for modernization of the IT facilities in the Turbat University
Posted on 13 May, 2022
Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad, Vice-Chancellor (VC), University of Turbat (UoT) has inaugurated a computer lab equipped with hardware and software, in the Faculty of Economics, Commerce and Business Administration here on the 12th of May, 2022.
Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor said that keeping in view the increasing trend of using information technology in higher education and research activities, a comprehensive plan is being implemented for modernization of the IT facilities in the Turbat University and bringing the IT facilities in line with the requirements of modern times.
Ganguzar Baloch, UoT’s Registrar, Dr. Wasim Barkat, Dean, Faculty of Economics, Commerce and Business Administration, Dr. Adeel Ahmed, Dean Academics, Shahbek Syed, Director Finance, Ijaz Ahmed, Director Public Relations, Chaker Hyder, PSO to Vice-Chancellor, heads of various academic and administrative departments and faculty members were also present on the occasion.
The Vice-Chancellor said that this comprehensive project includes setting up an IT Park in the University, connecting the University with Fiber Optic, transforming the University into an Automation and Solar System, launching various Diploma and Certificate Courses in IT, developing linkages between the University and national and foreign IT Industries, creating internship opportunities for students in various IT sector, and establishment of state-of-the-art IT and software laboratories in all campuses of the University.
He said that being the main stakeholder of the University, the students are being facilitated in a better way despite the limited resources. He said that the work on setting up a digital library and a research center in the university is underway on the fast track.
The Vice-Chancellor directed the concerned quarters to expedite the work on providing new editions of the required books to the main library and departmental libraries of all disciplines.
While briefing the Vice-Chancellor about the computer lab, Dr. Wasim Barkat said that the computer lab consists of 30 latest systems which are equipped with all kinds of modern facilities. Another computer lab of the same kind has previously been established in the faculty which has significantly improved the quality of teaching and research activities in the University. He thanked Vice-Chancellor and his team for providing modern facilities to the students and faculty members for learning and research purposes. The Vice-Chancellor also visited different teaching departments and inspected the ongoing development works over there.