RAWALPINDI – New faculty of agricultural engineering would be established at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).

This was decided and approved in 44th Academic Council meeting of the University held on Monday under the chair of Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad.

In the meeting free education and hostel facilities for special/disabled persons were also approved. Beside, standard operating procedures (SOPs) for plagiarism cases received by HEC was adopted.

Earlier, the members welcomed Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad on assuming the charge of VC and assured him full support in elevating the academic standards of the university. Prof Dr Rai Niaz Ahmad thanked the members and said that he would do his best in order to promote academic excellence and development in the University.

Senior faculty members, teaching heads, Librarian, Registrar, and Deans of Faculties, Director of institutes and Controller Examinations attended the meeting.

At the end, VC thanked all the members for their participation & valuable contribution made by them in the meeting.