UoT’s Syndicate Members urge on quality assurance at university

Posted on 02 Aug, 2023 - Published by

The 13th meeting of the Syndicate of the University of Turbat (UoT) was held on 1st August 2023 at the video conference room of UoT under the chairmanship of the UoT’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad.

Speaking on the occasion, The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Jan Muhammad lauded the commitment of the members of the Syndicate to the university's growth and progress. He highlighted the achievements and challenges faced by the university during the last few years. The Vice-Chancellor emphasized the need to allocate required funds and resources efficiently to the university by the government to enhance academic quality and facilities at the university. He reiterated his commitment and vision to promoting academic excellence and research at the university. He suggested establishing more research grants and scholarships to encourage faculty and students to engage in research activities that contribute to the development and prosperity of society. Dr. Jan Muhammad highlighted the significance of promoting a conducive learning environment that fosters creativity and innovation at the university.

The views of the Vice Chancellor were well-received by the Syndicate members, and they appreciated implementing periodic academic audits, faculty development programs, and student feedback mechanisms to continuously improve the quality of education provided at the university. The members also emphasized implementing the decisions carried out during the meetings of statutory bodies for the development of the university and conducting the affairs of the university in accordance with the University Act.

The meeting discussed and resolved important matters related to the further progress of the university which include the university’s budget for the financial year 2023-24, revised master plan for the establishment of the UoT project, establishment of the Directorate of Students Affairs, health insurance services for employees of the University of Turbat, revised vision, mission, goals and core values of the university, SoPs for meter installation for UoT commercial and residential outlets, SoPs for biometric attendance system of UoT’s employees and adoption of time scale policy for civil servants of BPS-1 to 16 issued by the government of Pakistan.

The meeting also thoroughly deliberated on the minutes of the previous meetings which include the minutes of the 12th Syndicate, 13th & 14th Academic Council, 14th Finance and Planning Committee, 5th Departmental Promotion Committee, and the 1st Departmental Promotion Board meeting.

 Those who attended the meeting were Mr. Mumtaz Langow, Additional Secretary Finance Department, Government of Balochistan, Mr. Lal Jan Jaffar, Secretary Colleges, Higher & Technical Education, Government of Balochistan, Dr. Mansoor Ahmed, UoT’s Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Abdul Saboor Baloch, Dean Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Prof. Dr. Gul Hassan, Dean Faculty of Law, Dr. Haneef Ur Rehman, Dean Faculty of Science and Engineering, Dr. Adeel Ahmed, Dean Academics, Dr. Rooh Ullah, Associate professor,  Dr. Mushtaq Ahmed, Assistant Prof, Mr. Shehbaz Hashim, Principal Boys Degree College Pasni, Mr. Rashid Ali, Principal, Boys Degree College Hoshab, Mr. Shakeel Ahmed, Controller Examinations, Mr. Shahbeek Syed, Director Finance, Mr. Ganguzar Baloch, Registrar, and Dr. Riaz Ahmed, Director QEC of UoT.