LAHORE - The Punjab University regularised the services of 169 contractual employees working for the last five years. According to the notification issued on Tuesday, the non-teaching employees (BS-1 to BS-5) who met the criteria have been regularised with immediate effect. Moreover, employees working on women quota, minority quota and disable quota have also been regularised.

The appointees will have to submit their joining within seven days. Also, the Punjab University and MILLS Skills signed a memorandum of understanding for skills development.

Punjab University Examinations Department has declared the results of Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) first Professional, 2nd annual examination 2017. Detailed results are also available at PU website www.pu.edu.pk.

Interest-free loans for docs capacity-building approved

Punjab Health Foundation has approved new scheme of interest-free loans of up to Rs2.5 million for capacity building of doctors working at institutions run by both Specialized Healthcare and Primary and Secondary Healthcare Departments. 

Board of Directors of PHF directed preparing TORs for this scheme that would enable doctors to participate in short courses from three to 18 months both in Pakistan and abroad.

The BoD approved minutes of Finance and Technical Committee meeting. BoD reviewed the loan applications furnished by the Homepaths, Hakeems, LHVs and other categories.

The meeting also reviewed regularization of daily wages employees. Scrutiny committee comprising representatives of Specialized Healthcare Department, Punjab Regulation Department and PHF will evaluate the cases of daily wages employees individually and present its recommendations.