KARACHI – The 43rd meeting of Board of Governors of Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology (SSUET), presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Syed Jawaid Hassan Rizvi was held to review and approve different proposals and suggestions in the benefit of the university. The Board approved the recommendations of the inspection team of Higher Education Commission to establish a faculty of postgraduate studies and research. Approval was also given to implement a unified pay scale for all faculties. In the meeting, options to recruit highly qualified faculty were discussed and the members of the BOG emphasized to bring in more efforts for research activities by the faculty members and to develop research culture in the university. Development of postgraduate programme on modern lines was also reviewed in the meeting, a proposal came to provide scholarships for PhD programme to the students of technically and scientifically advance countries. Board also reviewed the 5th Inspection report of the Charter Inspection and Evaluation Committee (CIEC) and expressed deep satisfaction over the achievements of Sir Syed University and wished to continue for the development and improvement of the university in light of CIEC recommendations with the same spirit in future. It was discussed to offer competitive and attractive salaries to bring in highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Suggestion was also made to give incentives to the faculty members for their research work. The members who attended the meeting of BOG included Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, Prof Dr MD Shami, Justice (R) Fazl-e-Ghani, Engr Muhammad Adil Usman, Cdre (R) Salim A Siddiqui and Registrar Shah Mahmood H. Syed.