IUB’s Agri College shows tremendous performance

Staff Reporter

Bahawalpur

The University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Islamia University Bahawalpur has shown tremendous performance under the visionary leadership of Prof. Dr. Qaiser Mushtaq, Vice Chancellor during the past two years. The college has recently shifted to a new building completed in 2016.
The College is also famous for quality research on local crops including cotton, wheat and rice, promoting agricultural sciences for ensuring food security in the region and improving the living standard of the farming community. Recently, the Accreditation Inspection Committee of National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC) from Higher Education Commission visited University College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, for accreditation of Departments of Horticulture and Plant Pathology.
The committee comprised of Professor Dr. Saleem Haider, Director, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, University of Punjab, Lahore and Professor Dr. Akbar Anjum, Chairman, Department of Horticulture, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. The Committee members enquired about the procedure of degree programmes, board of studies and eligibility criteria for admissions in the college. They also visited classrooms, offices and research laboratories, held meetings with faculty members and interacted with students. They also had a round of experimental areas of Plant Pathology and Horticulture to observe wire house, glass house and other facilities of on-field research.

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