SU vice chancellor Dr Kalhoro vows to steer varsity out of financial crises despite all odds

The vice chancellor University of Sindh Prof. Dr Muhammad Siddique Kalhoro has vowed to bring the varsity out of all the financial crises despite all the odds and said that all stakeholders are required to own the institution and join hands with him, he won’t bewilder them.

He said that he would make Sindh University an ideal and profitable institution with the cooperation of the Sindh government and pave the way to a new pinnacle of success.

This he said while addressing the hundreds of employees during a reception arranged by Sindh University Employees Welfare Association (SUEWA) in the Senate Hall of the Administrative Building, University of Sindh, Jamshoro here on Tuesday.

The vice chancellor said that he was a graduate of Sindh University and had been working there since youth adding that he would serve the university wholeheartedly in order to bring it towards the path of progress.

“Unlike the previous VC, I did not become the vice chancellor on a four-year contract; I am a permanent employee of this university and will get my pension from this organization even after retirement”, he maintained.

“We are all employees of the University of Sindh and we have to jointly work for its betterment and development. Let’s move forward after doing ownership of the institution”, he said.

Dr Kalhoro said that the lower employees should give quality education to their children while serving in the university so that they might seek good jobs after they were passed out.

He hoped that he would be able to improve the financial condition of the varsity after working day in and day out to get grants from both Sindh and federal governments and compensate the academic loss with the support of all stakeholders.

He said that despite being in grade 22, he was still an employee of the university like a grade 2 worker adding that all of the human resources at the varsity had to maintain unity.

The vice chancellor said that SU was paying monthly pension to 1700 pensioners; however, he said, the grant which was released on a monthly basis added up to 50% of the total salaries of the employees.