HEC convenes video link conference with heads of varsities to contemplate strategies to cope situation emerging out of Corona virus; VC-SU Dr. Burfat participates

HEC Chairman Dr. Tariq Binouri held a dialogue with heads of all public and private universities in the country to mull over the situation arising from the epidemic Coronavirus and to formulate strategies to continue with the academic process despite imminent campuses lock down by the government in the given context.

Video conference room at the office of SU Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences was the venue wherefrom SU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat participated in this highly significant moot.

Intensive detailed discussion led to important unanimous decisions i.e. use of technology as an online teaching-learning option, development of online content, the establishment of institutional infrastructure to facilitate this online process, and launch of awareness campaigns focusing on personal hygiene, health, and prevention measures.

High-profile committees comprising relevant experts were formed to make further headway.

To this effect, SU vice-chancellor also set up varsity committees under all three heads-technology, content, and health to be headed by Dr. Yasir Arfat Malkani Dr. Altaf Hussain Nizamani, and Dr. Arbeela Agha respectively.