AIOU, PRCS to enhance collaboration for developing strong volunteer force


Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) will improve their common coordinated effort to build up a solid volunteer power for partaking in philanthropic work.

This was expressed by PRCS Chairman Dr. Saeed Elahi at the initial meeting of a daylong workshop on ‘The executives Skills for Professionals’ here on Tuesday.

AIOU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Shahid Siddiqui managed the course which was gone to by experts and academicians from different pieces of the nation. It was organized by the Office of Research, Innovationa and Commercialisation (ORIC) which was as of late set up at the AIOU’s principle grounds to go about as a scaffold among the scholarly community and industry for use of exploration based information.

The different sides had just marked a MoU to use the administrations of the college’s understudies for lightening the sufferings of the individuals at the time normal cataclysm. With their shared joint effort, the volunteer power has now ascended to 1.7 million, said Dr. Saeed Elahi, trusting it would increment to 5 million inside next two years.

Dr. Shahid Siddiqui talked in insight concerning the significant job of the colleges in building information through exploration based exercises. The AIOU, while pushing forward scholastic examination, is laying extraordinary accentuation on setting up linkages among the scholarly world and businesses for its appropriate use and accomplishing a definitive objective of serving society. The foundation of ORIC is a significant advance forward toward this path, he included.

The college, he further stated, has embraced star open assistance approach in its instructive interests. In this association, Dr. Shahid Siddiqui alluded to three new activities, extending instructive offices for detainees, setting up an openness place for outwardly impeded people and teaming up with NAB in its battle against defilement.

AIOU, through its different office, will keep up contact with modern division to share most recent examination in pertinent fields. It will fill in as an extension among analysts and the end-clients for the use of most recent information (new advancements) in a specific field. We accept that the general public ought to get the advantage of examination discoveries, being completed in the instructive foundations, he included.

Educator Dr. Shahid Siddiqui noticed that the Higher Education Commission has designated a colossal reserve for research work and now it is the obligation of colleges to guarantee its appropriate utilize and spread their examination discoveries among the end-clients for the financial advancement of the nation.

Prior, Professor Dr. Nowshad Khan, head of ORIC, featured the targets of the course and the job of the division in assessing research discoveries and to give the solid one to the pertinent area.

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