LAHORE - Punjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran inaugurating a Day Care Centre at PU College of Information Technology (PUCIT), Allama Iqbal (Old) Campus on Wednesday said that more such centres would be established at New Campus. College Principal Dr Syed Mansoor Sarwar and Faculty members were also present on the occasion. Dr Mujahid Kamran said the number of female faculty members in PU was rapidly increasing, as out of 650 faculty members more than 200 were females and most of them were young married women and have small babies. Therefore the establishment of Day Care Centre was necessary to improve the performance of these young Faculty members so that they could teach the children with dedication. The VC said the centre would help provide better nourishment and training to the babies. He chancellor said establishment of Day Care Centre was a requirement of all professional organisations. College Principal Dr Mansoor Sarwar on the occasion said the centre had the capacity to house 10 to 15 babies at a time and it had also playing area, sleeping place, washroom and full fledged kitchen to prepare foods for kids. He said the establishment of the centre was need of the college as the college had many young female married teachers. He said the centre was established from the colleges funds and is a shining example for other constituent colleges and departments to set up such centres for their female teachers. He said the front lawns of the centre would be extended upto the surrounding wall to make it more ideal. He said the teachers of College of Fine Art and other departments in the Old Campus have come out with a request to accommodate their children which will also be considered. Meanwhile children of female teachers of PUCIT, Qudsia Hamid, Saima Tahir, Sadeeqa Khanum, Sumaira Akbar and Mehvish Khurshid were present in the day care centre at the time of inauguration. It has protective environment at the sideline of the main premises and close to the office of the Principal. Dr Mansoor Sarwar said that this is the ever first day care centre in the Punjab University, which is an example for other departments to follow.