ISLAMABAD Sept 27 (TNS): Regional Directors (RDs) of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) from Sindh evolved a plan to expand its educational network in the remote regions with more focus on promoting its new academic programs, relating to country’s socio-economic development.
The RDs at a meeting presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui considered ways and means to bring maximum number of people into the educational net.
The VC advised the RDs to provide maximum facilities to the people for taking admission in autumn 2017, semester. The admission process will continue till September 28.
He assured that the University will exploit its all available resources for the benefit of the people, particularly marginalized sections of the society.
He noted that there had been an upward trend in the students’ enrollment in the recent years. This was all because of the growing trust of the people in the University’s learning system that has been further strengthened during the last three years, through the smart use of new technology.
He appreciated the RDs for their hard work in bringing the educational facilities at the peoples; door-step. The meeting was also attended by the Director Regional Affairs Dr. Arif Saleem Arif. A publicity plan making the enrollment drive successful was also discussed during the meeting.
Meanwhile, a function was held here in Karachi during which the Vice Chancellor distributed laptops to their talented students under the Prime Minister’s Youth Scheme. He assured that the AIOU’s students will be equally benefited from the government’s educational schemes.