Punjab Higher Education Commission Organizes Stakeholders Conference on Higher Education Reforms

  • 22 Jan 2020
  • PostedIn: PHEC

Punjab Higher Education Commission Organizes “Stakeholders Conference on Higher Education Reforms” at University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore. Provincial Minister for Higher Education Raja Yassir Humayun Sarfraz was the chief guest at the event. While addressing on the occasion the minister said that education is our top priority and the government is committed to improve the quality of college education at par with global standards. For this, we have introduced qualitative reforms in this sector. Chairman PHEC Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Director Public Instruction (DPI) Colleges Jahangir Ahmad, vice-chancellors from as many as 26 public sector universities and principals from approximately 773 public sector colleges of Punjab attended the interactive conference.

Addressing on this occasion Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Chairman PHEC, shared the vision, mission, and future roadmap, saying that PHEC was aimed at facilitating and regulating the higher education to ensure standards, quality of education and building institutions to promote teaching excellence, research and innovation in Punjab.” We are committed to increase access and ensure quality in higher education, promote relevant research in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), promote faculty development programs, develop employability skills, ensure good governance and strengthen industry-academia linkages”, he stressed. “Our priorities align with the National Education Policy 2018, and HEC policy on access, quality, relevance, and equity”, he added.