The caretaker government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has approved much-needed funds amounting to Rs 325 million under the salary head for the University of Peshawar (UoP). According to media reports, the Finance Department has started the necessary official procedure for the release of funds to the UoP.
The Vice Chancellor of the university had earlier written an application to the provincial government for the release of funds to overcome the financial issues of the university.
In a notification to the vice chancellor, the provincial government informed that funds have been released to pay the salaries of the university staff for the month of August.
The Finance Department released the funds on the recommendation of the Higher Education Department. The notification further said that these funds have been released under the Budget Book for 2023-24. The university administration said that after the release of funds.—INP