PU to open campus at Jhelum

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Wednesday directed the Punjab University to establish its sub-campus at Jhelum.For this purpose, the CM constituted a committee under the convenership of the Chairman Planning and Development Board with Secretary Higher Education, Vice Chancellor PU, Commissioner Rawalpindi Division and former MNA Raja Muhammad Afzal as its members.Shahbaz further directed the Committee members to visit the proposed site on December 10 and prepare an action plan for execution in the best public interest.In this regard, PU VC Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran called an emergency meeting of varsity deans committee in his office for necessary homework before proceeding to the proposed sub-campus site on December 10.The meeting discussed the faculties to be started as well as other logistical arrangements there.The VC also directed the PU Registrar and Project Director to workout project cost estimates including setting up of initial departments, creation of new posts for teaching as well as administrative staff including modern laboratories, libraries and playgrounds keeping in view the expansion of the new sub-campus in future so that the concept of CM is implemented in letter and spirit – Nation