10 million rupees will be saved monthly by installing water meters at Karachi University: Dr. Ajmal Khan

Karachi, October 12, 2017 (PPI-OT): On the special directives of the Vice Chancellor, University of Karachi Professor Dr. Muhammad Ajmal Khan, KU has initiated the installation of water meters in the campus. In the first phase, 3 meters were installed in the campus recently due to which KU managed to save 5.3 million Rupees this month while 10 million Rupees are expected to be saved monthly after the installation of three more meters making it a total of 6 meters in the campus.

It was mentioned that this issue was not dealt with seriousness in past therefore KU has to pay the bills of additional 10 million Rupees monthly, Dr. Ajmal Khan expressed great concern on this issue soon after assuming the charge of the Vice Chancellor. Dr. Khan took personal interest to resolve this issue and issued directives to install meters and its positive outcomes are now evident.

Moreover, KU was paying around 2.8 million Rupees to the employees of Evening program in the varsity, Vice Chancellor took notice of this and additional employees were sacked, therefore now this expense has been curtailed till 1.4 million. Vice Chancellor has also introduced online system for admissions this year, expense of 6.5 million for printing of prospectus will be saved. Vice Chancellor is taking personal interest to resolve the financial crisis of the varsity and analyzing other expenses as well.

For more information, contact:
Public Relations Officer
University of Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99261351 (Ext. 2294, 2306)
Fax: +92-21-99261330
Email: pro@uok.edu.pk
Website: www.uok.edu.pk


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