Now the Students Of AIOU Can Apply for PM Laptop Scheme
PM Laptops Scheme:
PM Laptops Scheme is for Talented Students with the main objective of this scheme is an attempt to enhance the scope of research and quality education in the country and increase the access to information technology.
Twenty five thousand students, from various parts of the country, have been given laptops under the PM Laptops Youth Program.
The AIOU , he said has become a symbol of national integrity, with its 1.3 million students . Among them 56 per cent females, belonging to remote regions is the most impressive feature, he added.
Deliberating upon the University’s focus on research-based activities, he said they have published twelve brand new journals and arranged twenty-one national and international conferences during last two and half years. Three other journals are in the pipeline, to get published by end of this year.
The other priority areas have been professional development, students’ support system and revision of curriculum.
Qualitative improvement was brought about in admission, examination and books’ mailing system.
He briefed the students about community’s welfare projects undertaken by the University in the recent years that included provision of free education to all categories of disabled, prisoners and drop-out students.
As an encouragement, special cash awards are given to the students of higher education for doing internationally compatible quality research work and producing commercially viable projects that helps the society to overcome its socio-economic problems.
The ceremony was attended among others by Dean Sciences Dr Naghmana Rashid, Dean Social Science Dr Samina Awan, Dean Education Dr Nasir Mahmood, Dean Islamic Studies Dr Mohyuddin Hashmi, Director Rawalpindi region Dr Malik Tuqeer Ahmed and Director Students’ Advisory Services Rana Tariq Javed.
The excited students received the latest laptop machines with specifications enabling them to use it both as a computer and as well as a notepad. In addition, an internet device was also the part of the package.