Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Tuesday chaired the inaugural meeting of board of governors (BoG) of the National University of Technology (NUTECH).
The NUTECH is a federally chartered university which envisions preparing high end engineering technologists and skilled workforce by integrating heads, hearts and hands in its education system to meet both domestic and overseas industrial and market needs as well as China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) requirements, an ISPR press release said.
It would be the first national technology university in the country, graduating the students in applied engineering technology augmented by well-trained technical work force and knowledge creation in a vibrant, innovative and entrepreneurial environment through modern academic system.
The NUTECH envisions becoming an internationally acclaimed engineering technology driven research university for producing industry focused as well as its organizations.
On the occasion, the COAS said, “Our dream has come true as the concept of establishing a pioneer university to introduce engineering technology education and enhance skills training in the youth.” He appreciated the management of NUTECH who has worked relentlessly to mature it and helped in its translation to practicality.
The COAS also instructed the team of NUTECH to strictly follow merit and set high standards of technology education in Pakistan for other universities to emulate. “Our youth and industry will benefit immensely from NUTECH programs commencing from September,” he added.
Published in Daily Times, June 6th 2018.