Governor Sindh distributes over 1,000 Laptops among DUHS students

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 Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme

Governor Sindh distributes over 1,000
Laptops among DUHS students

KARACHI: Governor Sindh & Chancellor, Dow University of Health Science (DUHS), Muhammad Zubair under the Prime Minister's Scheme Phase III distributed more than one thousand Laptops to the Students of Dow University last week.

Speaking at the occasion Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair said information technology is playing a pivotal role in accusation sprit of knowledge. Laptop be handy has become a passion and need of each student. He was of the view that the scheme has so for benefited a large number of students, researchers and scholars of universities across the country. In this age of information technology it seemed impossible to get quality education without technology resources, therefore the prime minster of Pakistan announced the laptop scheme in 2013 to ensure that the eligible students could have access to technology resources.

He congratulated students who received laptops t and hoped that in coming years more and more students will be selected for this facility. He advised all students to acknowledge this gift by using it for acquiring more knowledge and excelling in their field. He appreciated the efforts of Vice Chancellor DUHS, Prof. Saeed Quraishy and his team to uphold merit.


Governor Sindh & Chancellor, Dow University of Health Science (DUHS), Muhammad Zubair distributed over 
one thousand Laptops among DUHS students. Photograph taken on this occasion shows him along with 
Prof Saeed Qureshi VC UHS, Pro VC Prof. Jamali, Principals of affiliated medical colleges 
Prof. Masroor, Prof. Zarnaz Wahid, Regional Director of HEC and others.

Prof. Saeed Quraishy, Vice Chancellor, DUHS in his address thanked Governor Sindh and Chancellor on his maiden to DUHS. He further said that Government has taken and presented lead in providing this facility to university students on a large scale and on merit basis. Dow University being a leading medical university having more than six thousand students has been provided laptops for its students. This is third phase where more than 1000 students will be receiving laptops. The last two phases were successfully completed with fair distribution of Laptops to selected students.

The present day government’s efforts in helping students in this endeavor are laudable. DUHS has developed into a multi-disciplinary outfit, catering, not only to medial graduates but also providing a platform to paramedical and allied, health-related fields of study and research. As far as the university concerned, both the HEC and Sindh Government have always come forward in maintaining its financial health in various ways. He hoped that his Excellency will also not hesitate to further our aims health in various ways.

Mr. Javed Memon, Director Higher Education Commission (Regional Centre) said, they have distributed 23,000 laptops in the province of Sindh first phase, 13,000 laptops in second phase 15,000 Laptop is being distributed in current third phase. He said that HEC is working for the betterment of higher education in Pakistan. He emphasized the students to use their laptop for research work. (PR)

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