Abdul Khaliq Qureshi
Abbottabad—135 new posts of different cadres were approved by the Finance and Planning Committee of Abbottabad University of Science & Technology with the approval of budget for the financial year of year 2016-17 in the meeting held here under the chairmanship of Professor Dr.Iftikhar Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of AUST.
Meeting was attended by the representatives of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, officials and budget officers of KPK government and education department with the treasurer and officials of AUST.
It was also decided to absorb the 147 employees of the Hazara University and numbers of decisions were taken regarding, promotion, up gradation and pre-mature increment for the lower cadre employees (Class-V), increase of conveyance allowance for employees from grade 1 to 15.
Approval of developmental budget for the year 2016-17 were also granted and request were made to the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Higher Education Department of KPK for the early release of grants for the ‘Babe of Universities’ to meet the shortfall of revenue and to complete the ongoing projects which includes the constructions of new blocks (Academic and Administration) with hostel for boys and girls.