Peshawar—Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Engineer Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that knowledge and research was the main step for the development of any nation and education is essential for achieving a respectable position in the world.
Presiding over the 20th Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Management Sciences here at Governor’s House Tuesday, the Governor who is also its chairman said that indeed a market demand based strategy can be the best option in making this institution a goal oriented in real terms.
The Board was informed that the Institute has 42 Ph.D faculty members including 28 PhD scholars. Teaching staff of the institute will be doubled after the completion of the Degrees of the Ph.D Scholars. The meeting was further informed that the institute is availing the advantage of linkages with institutions of international repute including the four UK based universities. Addressing the meeting, the Governor has said that all out efforts were being made to provide the better education facilities to our youth. He emphasized that higher education institutions should focus on research adding that research based education was the key to success.
Meanwhile, Dr. Muhammad Muhsin apprising the Board about the prevailing state of working of the institution as well as its future requirements said that their entire system administrative, financial management and examination systems are electronic governance based and they are engaged in the continuous process of bringing further improvement in all sphere of the academic environment at the campus.