Jun 02

HEC gets Rs 15,800m allocation

Government has allocated Rs 15800 million for Higher Education Commission (HEC) projects in PSDP.Higher education commission

According to the budgetary document released here on Friday, out of the total allocations, an amount of Rs 66534 million has been utilized till June 2012 and the remaining Rs. 87187 million will be used in the next year.
Among the projects, the government allocated Rs1494 million for Overseas Scholarship for MS/M.Phil leading to PhD in selected fields, Rs 695 million for Human Resource Development Initiative MS Leading to PhD programme of faculty of Development of Engineering Universities, Rs 625 million for PhD Fellowship for 5000 Scholars and Rs 600 million for Strengthening of University of Engineering and Technology Lahore.

An amount of Rs 550 million has been allocated for establishment of new campus of Jolazai Khyber Pukhtunkhwa University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Rs 400 million for Infrastructure Development of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Rs.350 million for Indigenous PhD Fellowship for 5000 scholars and Rs.300 million for Foreign Faculty Hiring Programme and Abdul Wali Khan University each.

The government allocated Rs. 250 million for Strengthening of NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi, Rs 200 million for Strengthening and Development of Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro and Post Doctoral Fellowship Programme each, Rs 180 million for establishing women university Multan, Rs 175 for Establishment of a University at Faisalabad and Rs 130 million for Strengthening and Upgradation of UET Taxila.

An amount of Rs 125 million has been allocated for Expansion Programme of Quaid-i-Azam University and Strengthening of Faculties of Lahore College each, Rs 120 million for Development of Imminent Academics and Support facilities at COMSATS institute of Information Technology Lahore and Strengthening and Development of Department of Civil, Software and Institute of Science and Technology, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro each.
The government has earmarked Rs. 135 million for strengthening of King Edward Medical University, Rs. 120 million for development of Khyber Medical University, Peshawar and establishment of National Institute of Liver and Gastro Intestinal Diseases at DOW University of Health Sciences, Karachi each.