The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) syndicate has approved Rs 8.7 billion budget for financial year 2018-2019. The 311th meeting of syndicate was presided over by UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Zafar Iqbal Randhawa.
In the budget, Rs 2.4 billion has been allocated for research, Rs 4.6 billion for recurring expenditures, Rs 1.45 billion for development projects and Rs 2.6 billion for staff salaries.
The meeting also approved regularisation of 30 teachers for Laboratory High School and appointment of Dr Sohail Sajid, Dr Asif Tanvir, Dr Nazir Javed and Dr Mansoor Hameed as chairmen of departments of Parasitology, Agronomy, Plant Pathology and Botany, respectively.
The meeting also gave approval for restoring salaries of employees of the Centre of Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security. It also okayed the annual increment of 140 teaching staff working under the Tenure Track System.—APP