Laptops have been distributed among 254 students of Karakoram International University main campus Gilgit in the fourth phase of Prime Minister National Laptop Scheme for Talented students.
The ceremony was held at KIU. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Attaullah Shah gave away the laptops to the students while Dean Life Sciences Prof. Dr. Khalil Ahmed, Dean Social Sciences Dr. Muhammad Ramzan, Registrar Dr. Abdul Hameed Lone, Treasurer Mr. Muhammad Iqbal, Director General Coordinations Mir Tazeem Akhtar, Director Estate & Works Mr. Shabbir Hussain, Mr. Noman Butt Deputy Registrar Career Development Centre assisted to the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Noman Butt the Focal Person of Laptop scheme has said that the students’ selection was made according to the set standard online process of HEC which is a screening process to select the most talented and consistently good performers in academics, for the award.
Prof. Dr. Attuallah Shah Vice Chancellor addressed to the students and said that the aim of the laptop scheme is to align the students with the needs of the new technological era. The students should thus pay full attention to their studies and research. He urged the students to utilize the laptops for educational and research purposes effectively. Meanwhile, 37 scholarship cheque under Us Aid Program has been distributed among students of social sciences by the Vice Chancellor.