LAHORE  -  Punjab Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar has asked Vice-Chancellors of public sector universities to convert to solar energy from electricity to fulfill their energy needs to save money and environment.

Talking to the vice chancellors of public sector universities at the Governor’s House on Wednesday, he said that it was time to conserve energy and exploit modern technologies for the good of the nation. Punjab governor called upon the universities’ heads to install water filtration plants at the university campuses to ensure provision of clean drinking water to the students, adding that rain water should also be preserved for agriculture, fish farming and other usage.

He said that tangible change would be apparent in the society when the rightful person will get his right and merit would be the top priority in institutions. He said universities were not mere educational institutions but dens of learning where students nurture themselves for a bright future of the country. Ch Sarwar said all university campuses which do not meet the international standards in academics and infrastructure would be closed down, adding that education was a holy trust of the youth rather than will of the few. The governor said  the governmentpromised that it would not tolerate any lapse in the health and education sector, adding that the masses would soon witness revolutionary changes in these sectors.