HEC is working on a commercial policy to make universities self-sufficient

The government is working on a commercial policy for universities to make them self-sufficient, disclosed during a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology.  The committee was briefed on the financial constraints faced by COMSATS and other universities as well as problems being faced by the administration and students due to the shortage of funds, and on virtual campus regulations such as decrease in salary as well as student scholarship budget.

The committee chairman said that universities’ budget should not be decreased, otherwise they will go on strike and recommended immediate assistance for universities.

Source: Pro Pakistani