The 19th Council meeting of National Agriculture Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC) was held in Lecture Hall, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Prof. Dr. Ishtiaq A. Rajwana, Chairperson NAEAC extended an effusive welcome to the honorable members particularly new ones and dispensed the accomplishments of the council during last financial year with future vision to upgrade and revitalize its working.
He accentuated major challenges like financial sustainability of council, revision of evaluation tool kit, enhancement of evaluator pool, hand holding of emerging HEIs to ameliorate standards of education.
However he expressed his disquietude about mushroom growth of agricultural DAI’s in the country without formal approvals and infra-structure.
Later Dr. Abdul Ghaffar, Council Secretary presented the agenda items in a phased manner. Council members with accord approved the minutes of 18th meeting, annual work plan, accreditation rating of different programs of various universities awarded in the last fiscal year and budget for the year 2022- 23 to honorable members.Later on Prof. (Retd.) Dr. AmmanullahMailk, Ex-Dean Faculty of Agriculture, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) delivered a detail talk on Outcome Based Education (OBE) system implemented in UAF.