Universities are an integral part of the institutional system of a society and they can trigger a social change by interacting and connecting with the communities they serve. This was told by Vice Chancellor of Okara University Prof Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakir wile talking to representatives of the local community, the University’s sources said here Saturday. He said that it was historic evident that universities had been leading institutions to connect society with knowledge and innovation.
All academic departments of a university must be connected with their corresponding social institutions. ‘The scientific community at a university must interact with local stakeholders to constantly enrich their knowledge and connect their activities with global best practices,’ he said.