PEC search for vacant seats for Prime Minister Internship Program

Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has sought details of vacant seats from all its affiliated construction firms to accommodate 20,000 engineers under Prime Minister Internship Programme for a period of one year in different engineering firms.

During the PEC convocation internship programme was announced. The programme aims to train the engineering graduates to enhance their field knowledge, soft skills and to groom them as a competent professional for the society.

Ministry of inter-provincial coordination (IPC) will pay Rs15,000 per month to a designated “intern” while the construction firm hiring the services of such internees will contribute an additional Rs10,000 per month for each intern said Engr. Jawed Salim Qureshi PEC Chairman in a letter to the Engr. Kamal Nasir Khan Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP)

PEC Chairman further said that it is the corporate responsibility of nation by transferring professional knowledge experience to the youth in the multifarious field to make them a useful organ of the society for domestic and international markets. He added that scheme to enhance the capacity building of the youth through the supervised professional training programme all the investors, CAP would take advantage of this scheme.

He requested the CAP to accommodate PEC a potential number of seats in its member firms to build a national database that helps council to process the scheme in collaboration with the concerned ministry.

Engr. Nasir has welcomed PEC initiative and said that since its announcement, their association demanded implementation of the scheme.

Reference: www.technologytimes.pk

Robokids & PAMS give hands-on experience of science to students

Robokids and the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science have organized an activity to give hands-on with experiments to enhance the learning experience for students of the government-run Shaheed Hasnain Higher Secondary School in Peshawar experienced.

Students from grade 8-10 recreated the experiments they had been studying in their textbooks. Using their robotics kits, they have developed technical models.

This activity gave exposure to children. They have experienced an opportunity to brush up their ‘STEM’ skills under the guidance of experts in Robotics, Games Programming, Electronics, and Mathematics.

School’s Principal Shabeer Ahmad has said that we appreciate this practical science experience for the students and urged them to think about the classroom teaching techniques.

Adnan, a student of grade 9 said that what I learn from science experience is beyond my imagination. The student added that we learned to use technology and inspired to invent new technology.

Reference: www.technologytimes.pk

“Smart Classroom” to set up in UET Lahore

“Smart Classroom” to set up in UET Lahore in Collaboration with Southern University of Science and Weidong Cloud Education Group of China

UET Lahore (11th November 2017) – An agreement was inked among University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Southern University of Science and Technology (International Center for Higher Education Innovation under the auspices of UNESCO Shenzhen, China) and Weidong Cloud Education Group, China to set up ‘Smart Classroom’ in UET Lahore. This strategic collaboration was taken place at Vice Chancellor’s office in UET, where the high officials from all parties attended the MOU signing ceremony particularly Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmad Khalid (Vice Chancellor UET Lahore), Prof. Dr. Waqar Mahmood (Director Al-Khawarzmi Institute of Computer Science), Mr. Wang Duanrui (CEO Weidong Cloud) among others present at the occasion.

Reference:
http://www.kics.edu.pk/news/195