VC Punjab University assigned Additional Charge of VC ITU
The Governor Punjab / Chancellor has assigned additional charge of the Vice Chancellor Information Technology University (ITU) the Punjab to Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar Vice Chancellor of Punjab University for a period of six months or till the appointment of a regular incumbent, in exercise of the powers vested in him under sub-section (9) of Section-11read with Sub-Section (4) of Section (9) of Information Technology University of the Punjab Act, 2012, says a notification issued today by Higher Education Department of the Punjab. In compliance to the orders Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar has assumed the additional charge of VC ITU here today.
Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar took charge as the 48th vice chancellor of the Punjab University (PU) for a period of four years. Dr Akhtar has been a recipient of Sitara-e-Imtiaz had served as the vice chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila. Previously, he had also served as the Rector of the National Textile University, Faisalabad as well as also the Director of the Institute of Quality and Technology Management at the Punjab University. Dr Akhtar holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK.