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  • Annual Report 2012-13 University Building Leadership

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    Faculty of Arts & Humanities

    DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

    Faculty Leadership

    o Dr. Amra Raza

    Member Rotary Club International

    Member, International ASIA (TEFL) Association for English Language Teachers (2004 to date).

    Editor-in-Chief Journal of Research (Humanities), Journal of English Studies ,Department of

    English, PU , (2011 to date).

    Member, Equivalence Committee, University of the Punjab, Lahore (2008 to date).

    Member, Selection Committee (Extra Curricular/ English Debates) (2010 to date).

    Member, FPSC Review Committee of syllabi for CSS English Language/

    Literature (2011 to date).

    Subject Specialist (English) Federal Public Service Commission.

    Member of Faculty News Editorial Board (English) PU.

    Member of the Board of Faculty of Arts & Humanities (1997 to date).

    o Ms. Shamaila Dodhy

    Syllabus Design and Coordination Committee, PU - In charge of Quality Enhancement Cell,

    Department of English, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

    o Ms. Amna Umer Cheema

    Executive Member ASA (Academic Staff Association), University of the Punjab, Lahore.

    o Ms. Ayesha F. Barque

    Faculty Advisor, PUMUN.

    DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

    Student Leadership

    o In January 2013, Hibah Shabkhez, a young and talented student of M.A. participated in French

    Poetry Recitation Competition, organized at Aitchison College, Lahore. The participants were

    mainly from the well known institutions where French language is a part of the curriculum.

    o Hibah Shabkez was also selected to represent the University of the Punjab in a Students

    Exchange Program. In a weeklong visit to Japan in June 2013, she represented the Punjab

    Universitys French department and actively participated in different activities.

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    Faculty of Behavioral & Social Sciences

    DEPARTMENT OF GENDER STUDIES

    Faculty Leadership

    o Member Provincial Task Force on Women Empowerment and Provincial CEDAW Committee

    Student Leadership

    o Womens Day Gala on 8th March 2012

    o Poster Competition on 8th March 2012

    o Debates Competition on 8th March 2012

    o Seminars

    DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK

    Faculty Leadership

    o Ms. Bushra Naheed, Incharge/Assistant Professor

    Looking after administrative affairs of the Department

    Member Board of Studies in Social Work

    Member Board Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Social Work Expert in Punjab Public Service Commission

    Social Work Expert in Selection Board of Lahore College for Women University, Lahore.

    Convener Department Disciplinary Committee

    Convener Department Admission Committee

    Teaching two MSc courses Gender and Development & Social Case Work

    Monitoring and Guiding Social Work Practicum of different groups.

    o Ms. Tahira Jabeen/Assistant Professor

    Member Board Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences

    Member Department Doctoral Committee

    Member Department Disciplinary Committee

    Teaching one M Phil course Qualitative Research Methods, and one MSc course Social

    policy, planning and administration since September 2013.

    Supervising two MSc research theses since July 2013.

    Supervising field practicum since September 2013.

    Examined BSc 4 years and MSc Sociology theses.

    Completed PhD titled, Child Protection Policy in Pakistan at the Australian National University,

    Canberra, Australia & resumed duties on 14 Dec 2012.

    Published Three research articles

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    Jabeen, Tahira 2013, Our children are our children: NGOs working on childrens issues in

    Pakistan and their relationship with the state, International Journal of Sustainable

    Development, ISSN 1923-6662 (online). Available at http://www.ssrn.com/link/OIDA-Intl-

    Journal-Sustainable-Dev.html

    Jabeen, Tahira 2013, Studying political elite in Pakistan: power relations in research,

    Journal of Political Studies, 20(1), pp. 225-239

    Jabeen, Tahira 2012, Child protection, childrens right to protection and the United Nations

    Convention on the Rights of the Child, Law & Society, 42(59&60), pp. 7-18

    Presented at ONE international conference

    Our children are our children: NGOs working on childrens issues in Pakistan and their

    relationship with the state, International Conference on Sustainable Development 2013,

    Toronto, Canada, 5-6 August 2013 (HEC funding)

    Participated in the national consultation

    Pakistan One United Nations Programme, Pearl Continental, Lahore, July 2013.

    Worked on M Phil Social Work (including programme plan, official correspondence,

    curriculum development and admissions).

    Taught two master courses; 1) Social Policy, planning and administration and History and

    philosophy of Social Work and supervised field practicum from Dec, 2012 to June, 2013.

    Examined MSc and BSc (hons) Sociology theses.

    o Ms. Sonia Omer, Lecturer

    Member Board of Studies in Social Work.

    Member Teaching Population Planning + Economic Development Advisory Board of District

    Industrial Home Sanatzar (Directorate of Social Welfare, Punjab).

    o Ms. Raazia Hassan, Lecturer.

    Teaching Social Action to M.Sc. Part II and Sociology of Culture and Social Institution to

    M. Sc. Part I.

    Supervised Field Projects of Community Development and Case Work Settings.

    Supervised Research Thesis of M.Sc. Part II (Morning) on Causes and Consequences of Acid

    Attacks of Women - A Case Study of city Lahore in collaboration with Strengthening

    Participatory Organization a national NGO (2012).

    Supervised Research Thesis of M. Sc. Part II (Afternoon) on Youth Participation in Society-a

    case study of the students of Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences Departments of

    Punjab University in collaboration with Strengthening Participatory Organization a

    national NGO (2012).

    Research Publications:

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    Following Research Papers were published in Journals during the reporting period.

    Compiled a book on Social Action published by Department of Social Work, University of

    the Punjab, Lahore.

    Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Muhammad Ibrar, Society and Education: as envisioned by Gulen, in

    Journal of Law & Society, Volume 42, No.59 & 60, January-July 2012 issues.

    Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Muhammad Ibrar and Salman Bangash, Cultural History of Indian

    Subcontinent; With Special Reference to Arts & Music, in Journal of Law and Society,

    Volume 41, No: 57 & 58, January & July, 2011 issues. 37-56

    Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Muhammad Ibrar and ,Basharat Hussain, Domestic Violence Against

    Married Women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: A case Study of District Peshawar, in Journal of

    Law and Society, Volume 41, No: 57 & 58, January & July, 2011 issues. 101-114

    Muhammad Ibrar, Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Pakistans Cultural Diplomacy with India, in Journal

    of Law and Society, Volume 40, No: 55 & 56, January & July, 2010 issues. 41-50

    Muhammad Ibrar, Raazia Hassan Naqvi, Basharat Hussain and Akhtar Munir, Child Birth

    Registration in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: A Case Study of District Swabi, in Journal of Law and

    Society, Volume 40, No: 55 & 56, January & July, 2010 issues. 127-50

    Dr Salman Bangash, Dr Javed Iqbal, Zahid Ali, Raazia Hassan Naqvi, The Durand Line

    Agreement (1893): Delimitation and Demarcation of the Frontier Line: A Critical Appraisal,

    in Journal of Law and Society, Volume 40, No: 55 & 56, January & July, 2010 issues. 111-126

    Researches conducted and papers presented in National and International Conferences:

    Conducted a research on Women Empowerment in Decision Making: A Case Study of Rural

    Areas of District Multan sponsored by University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan in 2013.

    Presented paper titled Depression among Married Women in an International Conference

    of Social Science and Management by Higher Education Forum, Taiwan at Bali, Indonesia

    from 8-10 August, 2013.

    Co-Author of paper titled Corporal Punishment as a means of Disciplining Children in

    Khyber Paktunkhaw-A Case Study of District Noshera in an International Conference of

    Social Science and Management by Higher Education Forum, Taiwan at Bali, Indonesia from

    8-10 August, 2013.

    Presented papers titled Need of Social Work Education and Practice for the Prevention of

    HIV/AIDS in Pakistan and Community Awareness and Perception towards HIV/AIDS

    Patients in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-A case study of District Mardan in a national conference

    titled Rethinking HIV/AIDS: Whats ahead for Social Work of Boston College at Hyatt

    Regency, Chicago from 23-26 May, 2013. (HEC gave travel grant).

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    Presented paper titled Attitude of Community towards the Tuberculosis patients in District

    Mardan in the Annual Health Research Conference 2012 titled Change Together We Can

    from 15-17 February, 2013 at Khyber Medical University, Peshawar.

    Presented the paper titled Cultural History of Indian Subcontinent with special reference to

    Arts and Music at international conference Culture as an Emotion-magnetic power of

    Culture to promote Global Peace and Democracy at Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (ICD),

    Berlin Germany from 13 16 December, 2012. (HEC gave travel grant).

    Co-Author of the paper titled Pakistans Cultural Diplomacy with India presented at

    international conference Culture as an Emotion-magnetic power of Culture to promote

    Global Peace and Democracy at Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), Berlin Germany from

    13 16 December, 2012.

    Co-Author of the paper titled Attitude of the Community towards Birth Spacing in Khyber

    Pakhtoonkhwa- A case study of Distrcit Swabi presented at the 3rd Annual Public Health

    Conference titled Social Determinants of Health Issues and Challenges in Pakistan at

    Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Cabinet Division, Government of Pakistan from 3-4

    December, 2012.

    Co-Author of the poster presented titled The Five Years Plans of Health in Pakistan: An

    Overview presented at the 3rd Annual Public Health Conference titled Social Determinants

    of Health Issues and Challenges in Pakistan at Health Services Academy, Islamabad,

    Cabinet Division, Government of Pakistan from 3-4 December, 2012.

    Author of the paper titled Society and Education-as envisioned by Gulen presented at the

    international conference titled Ideal Human & Ideal Society-in the thoughts of M. Fethullah

    Gulen organized by University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan on 21 November, 2012.

    Student Leadership

    o Co-curricular Activities.

    o In this year following events/activities of students were also organized:

    Tours 4

    Annual Dinners 2

    Welcome Parties 2

    Fair Well 2

    Faculty of Commerce

    HAILEY COLLEGE OF BANKING & FINANCE

    Faculty Leadership

    o Our Principal won the faculty leadership award from LII (Lahore Insurance Institute). He

    continues to send policy papers to government in the area of fiscal finance.

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    Student Leadership

    o Several societies exist in our College and throughout the year Exhibitions, Competitions, and

    Debates were arranged by them to actively involve the students and to help develop leadership

    in them. This institutionalized effort has been very helpful.

    Faculty of Economics & Management Science

    INSTITUTE OF ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES

    o Students of IAS regularly participate in co-curricular activities including sports, youth forum,

    debates, essay writing and project competitions throughout the year and won prizes. Recently

    students of the BS Management program participated in the social entrepreneurship project

    competition at the Forman Christian College University and won a trophy. Seminars,

    professional development workshops, students grooming sessions, organizational visits,

    welcome and farewell parties f or students are organized on regular basis. Moreover, to

    enhance their job market a career fair and organization meet up day is also organized for

    graduating students of the Institute. A national conference on Sales Management has been

    organized in collaboration with The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) to

    strengthen the University-Industry linkages. Formal MOUs have been signed with Pehchan a

    local NGO working for Child-Youth Citizenship Behavior to inculcate civic and community sense

    in the young students and with Business Support Fund (BSF), Ministry of Finance to showcase

    research projects of IAS students as highlight activities undertaken at the Institute. All the

    National Day celebrations including the Quiad-i-Azam day, Iqbal day, Eid Milad-ul-Nabi day are

    made to pay tribute to the great leaders and refresh their teachings and services to the nation

    and the humanity. In order to encourage and guide potential young students for competitive

    examination a CSS Forum has been developed which organizes awareness and development

    sessions throughout the year. These sessions are open to the students of other departments of

    the Punjab University as well and organized bimonthly.

    Faculty of Engineering & Technology

    DEPARTMENT OF TEXTILE ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

    Faculty Leadership

    o The Chairman of the Department, as member Academic Council of National Textile University

    (NTU), Faisalabad, participated in the meeting held on 23.10.2012.

    o The Chairman of the Department, as member participated in the Selection Board of the National

    Textile University, Faisalabad held on 30.08.2012

    o The Chairman of the Department; participated in the 4th International Conference on Textile

    and Clothing (ICTC 2013) on the theme of Sustainable Products on Textile Exports, jointly

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    organized by Society of Dyes and Colorists (SDC), The Textile institute Lahore, of University of

    Management and Technology (UMT) Lahore on March 28-30, 2013.

    o The Chairman of the Department; as member delivered a keynote lecture at the 1st Conference

    on Emerging Materials and Processes (CEMP 2013) NUST at Islamabad held on 22nd - 24th

    August, 2013.

    INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

    Faculty Leadership

    o Seniors faculty members are members of different committees formulated by HEC and PEC to

    improve the curriculum and quality of education (accreditation).

    o Faculty members are active members of different organizations which are trying to improve the

    standards of education and research e.g. PEC and PIChE.

    Student Leadership

    o Students are encouraged to join various community and social organizations for developing

    leadership qualities.

    o Annually, programs been organized on the occasions of 12th Rabiul Awal, 14th August, Iqbal &

    Quaids day. Students are encouraged to participate and deliver speech and take part in quizzes

    to enhance their leadership skills.

    Faculty of Sciences

    COLLEGE OF STATISTICAL & ACTUARIAL SCIENCES

    Faculty Leadership

    o Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal is the member of Population Census Commission, Islamabad;

    o Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal, Prof. Dr. Ghausia Masood Gilani are members of Federal Service

    Commission & Punjab Service Commission Interview Committees;

    o Prof. Dr. Shahid Kamal is the member of the committee on Rawalpindi Board (nominee from the

    PU) of Punjab Govt. Education Department.

    DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

    Faculty Leadership

    o The faculty members of this department are members Board of Studies of varies geography

    department of Pakistan. The faculty is also involved with HEC in preparing Curriculum of

    Geography.

    SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL SCIENCES

    Faculty Leadership

    o Dr. Fawzia Tabassum, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Sciences is Life Member of Pakistan

    Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of the Punjab and Member of Pakistan

    Chemical Society.

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    Directorate of Student Affairs

    The Annual Report of Directorate of Students Affairs from 01.10.2012 to 30.09.2013 submitted

    according to format Chapter No. 11 (Students Leadership Co-curricular Activities). Punjab University

    students participated in various Inter Varsity Competitions at national level in the categories of Urdu &

    English Debates, Arts Competitions, Qiraat & Naat, Skit & Mime, etc. The selection of students was

    purely on merit as directed by the Worthy Vice-Chancellor. The details of achievements are mentioned

    in the table given below:-

    Achievements of Punjab University Students in various Inter Universities Co-curricular Competitions at National Level from 01.10.2012 to 30.09.2013:-

    Category 1st

    Positions 2nd

    Positions 3rd

    Positions Total

    Positions

    Qiraat 7 1 8

    Naat 4 3 2 9

    Urdu Speech 12 6 5 23

    English Speech 6 2 3 11

    Urdu Essay Writing 2 2 4

    Painting 3 4 2 9

    Sketching 1 1

    Calligraphy 1 1 2

    Photography 5 2 1 8

    Singing 2 2 2 6

    Parliamentary Urdu Debate 1 1 2

    Documentary Short Movies 2 1 3

    Drama 9 2 11

    Urdu Poetry 2 3 1 6

    Quiz 2 1 3

    Misc. 2 3 2 7

    Total Positions: 58 34 21 113

    Punjab University Teams won 23 TEAM TROPHIES at national level

    Brief Summary of Competitions (Inter Departmental) and Programs organized by Directorate of

    Students Affairs (STC) from 1st October, 2012 to 30th September, 2013 in the University:-

    o The Directorate of Students Affairs organized the Qiraat Competition regarding Punjab Youth

    Festival 2012 among the public/private sector universities of Lahore Division on 8-10-2013 at Al-

    Raazi Hall, Centre for Undergraduate Studies.

    o The Directorate of Students Affairs organized the Painting Competition regarding Punjab Youth

    Festival 2012 among the public/private sector universities of Lahore Division on 9-10-2013 at

    University College of Art & Design, Allama Iqbal Campus.

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    o The Directorate of Students Affairs organized the Photography Competition regarding Punjab

    Youth Festival 2012 among the public/private sector universities of Lahore Division on

    10.10.2013 at University College of Art & Design, Allama Iqbal Campus.

    o The Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organized an Inter Departmental Qiraat Competition in

    the Holy month of Rabi-ul-Awal at Al-Raazi Hall, Centre for Undergraduate Studies on

    07.02.2013 in which students of Thirty Five departments participated. The students securing

    First, Second and Third positions were given cash prizes of Rs. 5,000/-, 3,000/-, and 2,000/-

    respectively.

    o Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organized an Inter Departmental Naat Competition in the

    Holy month of Rabi-ul-Awal at Al-Raazi Hall, Centre for Undergraduate Studies on 07-02-2013 in

    which students of Forty departments participated. The students securing First, Second and Third

    positions were given cash prizes of Rs. 5,000/-, 3,000/-, and 2,000/- respectively.

    o Directorate of Students Affairs (STC) organized an Inter Departmental Seerat-un-Nabi (S.A.W.W.)

    Quiz Competition in the Holy month of Rabi-ul-Awal at Al-Raazi Hall, Centre for Undergraduate

    Studies on 12.02.2013 in which students of twenty five departments participated. The students

    securing First, Second and Third positions were given cash prizes of Rs. 5,000/-, 3,000/-, and

    2,000/- respectively.

    o A program on the topic was organized regarding Seerat un Nabi

    (S.A.W.W.) on 21-03-2013 at Faisal Auditorium. The Eminent Muslim Scholar Maulana Tariq

    Jameel delivered his speech on the said topic for about two hours. Thousands of peoples were

    present in and outside the Faisal Auditorium.

    o Directorate of Students Affairs coordinated more than six thousand internees from Punjab

    University regarding Punjab Youth Internship program 2012.

    o About 4000 to 5000 students attended the opening and closing ceremony of Punjab Youth

    Festival 2012-13. Students of Punjab University also participated in various categories for

    Guinness Book of World Records during the Punjab Youth Festival.

    o Teams of Punjab University students participated in different co-curricular competitions during

    the Youth Festival and got more than 25 positions at divisional / provincial levels with prize

    money of Rs.3,50,000/-

    o On the direction of Vice-Chancellor, this office alongwith students actively participated in the

    Chief Minister Awareness campaign against Dengue Fever. In this regard the banners were fixed

    in the whole university and Anti Dengue walks were organized.

    Visits (National/International)

    o Excursion trip for the position holder students in different co-curricular competitions was

    arranged from 23rd to 28th May, 2013 for Islamabad, Murree, Khanaspur and Ayubia. The

    Worthy Vice-Chancellor was quite kind to provide 100% funds for this trip.

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    o Five students of Punjab University visited Japan from 08/06/2013 to 15/06/2013 under the

    JENESYS 2.0 short term students exchange program under the patronage of Japan Embassy,

    Islamabad. The following students were selected by the Directorate of Students Affairs to visit

    Japan on the basis of their academic and co-curricular achievements. The Embassy of Japan,

    Islamabad provided full support and guidance to the students:-

    Hamza Tarar IBA

    Sohaib Zubair IAS

    Hiba Shabkhez French

    Sharda Gul Arts & Design

    Mehak Akram IBA

    Admissions 2012-2013

    o Directorate of Students Affairs published admission guide book 2013 to facilitate the candidates

    seeking admission for academic year 2013. On the direction of worthy Vice-Chancellor about

    15,000/- copies of admission guide book 2013 were distributed among the candidates seeking

    admission, free of cost. The Director Press & Publication Mr. Amjad Pervez and his staff

    facilitated in all aspects to publish the admission guide book 2013.

    o The officers and staff of Directorate of Students Affairs were deputed on admission stalls to

    provide necessary information about admission in Punjab University in the months of August

    and September, 2013.

    o Directorate of Students Affairs coordinated the Selection Committee for seats reserved on the

    basis of Co-curricular Activities in M.A/M.Sc., BS (Hons.), D-Pharm and Engineering programs.

    The students were recommended for admission against seats reserved for Qiraat, Naat, Quiz

    and Urdu/English Debates, Acting, Singing etc. after trials by the selection committee.

    Accommodation Facility provided by Directorate of Students Affairs at Student Teacher Centre

    (STC)

    o Accommodation is provided to the students and faculty members of universities and colleges

    from all over the Pakistan and sometimes to foreign guests as well.

    o Total accommodation facility at STC provided by Directorate of Students Affairs is as under:

    Three Halls for male students

    Eight Guest Rooms for faculty members and officials

    o During the year 20122013, total 34 study tours (985 students + 78 faculty members) of

    different Universities and Colleges of Pakistan availed the facility of accommodation in STC halls

    and guest rooms.

    o Total 210 guests (faculty members/officials) stayed in STC guest rooms who visited university in

    private and official capacity.

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