Turbat University 13th meeting of F&PC

Posted on 30 Sep, 2022

The 13th meeting of the Finance and Planning Committee of the University of Turbat was held on 29th September 2022 at the Higher Education Commission Regional Office Quetta. The UoT’s Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad chaired the meeting. Speaking on the occasion, he said that despite financial challenges and limited resources, the University of Turbat is on a new track of innovation and progress due to its better financial management.

 VC said that with the help of the IT department, a comprehensive project is underway to transform the university towards digitalization and automation that would help to bring more reforms in all departments of the university including financial affairs.

He said that better facilities are being provided to the students, faculty members, and other staff of the university. It is a matter of pride for the people of the region that Turbat University has become a successful institute of higher learning and research in a short period. Dr. Jan Muhammad expressed his commitment to paying special attention to academic and infrastructural development and the promotion of research activities in the institute.

Various important decisions were taken in the meeting after thorough deliberation on the financial matters of the university. The forum discussed and approved the matters related to the budget estimates for the financial year 2022-23, expenses for the financial year 2021-22, and a 15 percent disparity reduction allowance. The meeting principally agreed with the agenda items pertaining to the investment of employee funds, endowment funds, and allocation of Rs.10 M in the research endowment funds. The meeting also recommended raising the MPhil allowance to Rs. 5000. The matter of upgradation of various positions and the Medical policy of the university were also discussed in the meeting and resolved accordingly.

The members of the meeting highly appreciated the efforts of the UoT team under the leadership of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad in maintaining the monetary effectiveness and discipline, and growth of the university as well.

The other attendees of the meeting were Dr. Mansoor Ahmed, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Najeebullah, Additional Secretary Finance Government of Balochistan, Ameer Hamza, Additional Secretary Governor Secretariat, Ganguzar Baloch, Registrar, Shahbeek Syed, Director Finance, Dr. Mushtaq Muhammad, member of UoT’s Syndicate, and Dr. Shah Mir Baloch, and Rehmatullah, member of the UoT’s Academic Council. DR. Riaz Ahmed, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell also attended the meeting as a non-voting member. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks by the chair.

Report by Shahbeek Syed, Director Finance, UoT.