KHAIRPUR Dec 05,2021 – Scam of issuing issuance of bogus admit slips to the students has been detected and six officials of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur were suspended for issuance of bogus admit slips to the students of various colleges in the annual examinations 2020.
This was disclosed at the 83rd meeting of Syndicate of Shah Abdul Latif University, held at Syndicate Hall of the University, presided over by Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto Vice Chancellor.
Budget with Rs 44.117 m deficit approved
The annual budget of Latif University for the financial year 2021-22 of Rs 2167.656 million with the deficit of Rs 44.117 million was approved. The Budget was presented by the Director Finance Nisar Ahmed Noonari.
Appointment of Directors and Chairmen
The Annual Report 2018-19 and 2019-20 was also approved to be placed in the Senate.
The approval for the appointment of various Directors and Chairmen was also accorded. Prof. Dr. Noor Ahmed Shaikh appointed as Director Institute of Computer Science, Dr. Mujeeb ur Rehman appointed as Department of Media & Communication Studies, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saleem Rahpoto appointed as Chairman Department of Economics, Prof. Dr. Amir Ahmed Khuhro appointed as Director Institute of I. R, Prof. Dr. A. D Jumani appointed as Chairman Department of Mathematics, Prof. Dr. Mushtaque Jakhrani appointed as Director Institute of Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Syed Zulfuqar Ali Shah appointed as Director Institute of English Language & Literature, Dr. Mumtaz Saand appointed as Chairman Department of Botany and Prof. Dr. Pir Bux Ghumro appointed as Director Institute of Microbiology.
University to appoint contractual lecturers
The Syndicate recommended to appoint contractual lecturers in of Latif University. The minimum eligibility criteria and mechanism for appointment of lecturers will be sought from the well reputed Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the same will be placed in the ensuing meeting of the Syndicate for approval.
Seniority list of the officers
The Syndicate approved the minutes of last meeting of Finance & Planning Committee.
The seniority list of the officers from BPS-16 to BPS-20 was also approved in the light of the recommendations of Seniority Committee.
Bogus admit slips
The Syndicate took serious notice and high concern over the issuance of bogus admit slips to the students of various colleges in the Annual Examinations 2020 by of Latif University Officials Qalandar Bux Bozdar, Zubair Junejo, Aarab Phulpoto, Tufail Mangi, Abdul Basit Khilji and Sardar Rind and the Syndicate further recommended to dealt the issue as per E&D Rules and high power Inquiry Committee was constituted in order to probe the matter. Meanwhile, on the recommendations of Inquiry Committee, the Syndicate decided to suspend these officials.
Earlier, Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed Ibupoto VC of the of Latif University briefed the Syndicate about the performance of his tenure and apprised that since joining as Vice Chancellor of this University, the University was facing immense financial crisis and confronting administrative and academic problems. It is recalled that the salaries and pension were not paid to the staff. The salaries and pensions were paid in installments, even the staff observed strike on Eid Days at Press Club, Khairpur. He said at this juncture the salaries and pensions are being disbursed timely by taking assertive measures and with the transparent efforts. The funds received from Federal Government as well as Government of Sindh are properly managed. The system of admissions and examinations is made online.
Dr. Ibupoto said that Command and Control System has been established in order to beef up the security mechanism. The F.M Radio Station has been established. The tenders for automation of important sections have been floated in Press. The course of Social and Religious Tolerance in collaboration with Inter-University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS) has been introduced in the 8 Departments of Faculty of Social Sciences.
The Vice Chancellor commended the cooperation of IUCPSS and USAID for the establishment of Students Societies Service Building.
He remarked that one International Conference on Climate Change has been organized by the Department of Geography. Metrological Observatory has been established.
Dr. Ibupoto briefed that the various committees for better governance and judicious decisions have been constituted.