KARACHI - Sindh Board of Investment Chairman Zubair Motiwala has said that Thar has one of the largest lignite deposits in the world that is 175 billion tonnes which has the capacity to meet energy requirements of the country for at least 100 years.Sindh government is developing Thar Coal reserves in a strategic and systematic manner.  He was addressing as a chief guest at a seminar on Data Collection Survey Report on Thar Coal field by Japan International Cooperation Agency here at a local hotel on Tuesday. He asked JICA to finance mining projects in Thar in order to overcome the shortage of electricity in the country. He told that JICA was to assist the transmission line and power plant project in Sindh while the Sindh government was spending Rs24 billion on its infrastructure projects in the province. He said that recently the JICA had conducted a survey on data collection on Thar coalfield and the objectives were to study the feasibility of utilising Thar Coal for power generation, to survey the necessity of developing coalfield and to examine the potential assistance for infrastructure. Michio Hasegawa, team leader of JICA survey team told the audience about the objectives of the seminar and said that the objectives were to study the feasibility of utilising Thar Coal for power generation, to survey the necessity of developing the coalfield, coal procurement system, generation and transmission, and to examine the potential assistance from JICA for infrastructure development such as transmission lines, water supply and development of roads. The seminar was attended by Ajaz Ali Khan, Secretary Coal and Energy Development Department, government of Sindh Masamichi Abe, Deputy Consul General of Japan, Akihiro Takashima Assistant Director JICA HQ, and various Japanese companies including Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, ITOCHU Corporation, MITSUI and Company Limited, Toyota Tsusho Cooperation, Tobishima Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, SAITA, Mitsubishi Corporation and JETORO.KU: The University of Karachi has issued the revised schedule of the postponed papers.As per the new timetable, issued on Tuesday, the paper of Teaching of General Science/Commerce of BEd, scheduled to be held on Jan 18 would now be held on February 2 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.The paper of Functional English of M Ed, scheduled to be held on Jan 18 would now be held on February 2 from 10:00am to 1:00pm.The paper of Anatomy-II (Part B) of MBBS First Professional (Part-B), scheduled to be held on 18-1-2013, would now be held on February 7 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The paper of Pharmacology of BDC Second Professional, scheduled to be held on Jan 19 would now be held on February 6, 2103, Wednesday from 10:00am to 1:00pm.The paper of Pathology of BDC Second Professional, scheduled to be held on 24-1-2013, would now be held on February 9, 2103, Friday from 10:00am to 1:00pm.The paper of Advanced Accounting (NC) of BCom, Part-II (Regular/External), scheduled to be held on Jan 14, would now be held on February 7 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.The paper of Cost Accounting (NC) of BCom, Part-II (Regular/External), scheduled to be held on Jan 18 would now be held on February 9 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.The paper of International Relations of BA, Part-I (Regular/External), scheduled to be held on Jan 18, would now be held on February 9, 2103, Saturday from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. The paper of Pakistan Studies of BCom, Part-I (Regular/External), scheduled to be held on Jan 19 would now be held on February 11 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. The exam centres would be the same as already announced by the varsity.