HEC will provide funding of Rs.4.29 million to SMIU’s two research scholars for research work

Karachi, January 05, 2019 (PPI-OT): The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has accepted research proposals of Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s two research scholars – Dr. Muhammad Hashim Zuberi, Assistant Professor and Dr. Hina Shehnaz, Assistant Professor, faculty members of Department of Environmental Science of SMIU for funding of Rs. 4.29 million.

The HEC under its ‘National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) 2017-18’ will provide Rs.2.99 million to Dr. Hina Shahnaz to conduct research on “Natural Preservative a Seaweed: An Alternate Resource for Modern Food Industry” and Dr. Muhammad Hashim Zuberi will be provided Rs.1.3 million for conducting research on “Analysing the impact of Onshore Wind Energy on Environment and its Social Acceptance in Pakistan (Jhimpir and Jamshoro region Sindh)”.

Dr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU has congratulated both the research scholars of SMIU and hoped that their research work will certainly benefit the country. He said SMIU will continue to encourage and provide conductive environment, facilities and required assistance to its research scholars to conduct such research studied, which are the need of the country in present days.

For more information, contact:
Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU)
Aiwan-e-Tijarat Road, Karachi-74000, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99217501-3
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