JAMSHORO: Promotion orders were given away to 59 faculty members & 21 officers of the University of Sindh Jamshoro in the next higher grades 18 to 21 at a ceremony organized at senate hall of the administration block here on Friday.
Chaired by Sindh University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Abida Taherani, the ceremony was attended by deans of faculties and PVCs of various campuses of the varsity and the faculty members.
The promotion orders were given after the approval of university syndicate accorded in its meeting which held on Thursday at vice-chancellor’s office.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr. Abida Taheran gave away promotion orders to the newly promoted 33 professors which include Dr. Ayaz Keerio, Dr. Abdul Ghafoor Memon, Dr. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Maree and Dr. Zain-ul-Abdin Khuhro of institute of mathematics & computer science, Dr. Muhammad Hassan Agheem of centre for pure & applied geology, Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Leghari and Dr. Hidayatullah Mahesar of department of physiology, Dr. Tahira Jabeen and Dr. Ayaz Hussain Qadri of department of zoology, Dr. Mukhtiar Ahmed Mahar and Dr. Khalid Hussain Lashari of the dept. of fresh water biology and fisheries, Dr. Misbah Bibi Qureshi of dept. of gender studies, Dr. Badaruddin Soomro of institute of media & communication studies, Dr. Farah Lalani, Dr. Naimatullah Shah, Dr. Sirajul Haque, Dr. Khalid Noor Panhwar and Dr. Aftab Ahmed Mangi of dept. of public administration, Dr. Rafique Ahmed Chandio and Dr. Ambreen Zaib Khaskheli of dept. of economics, Dr. Shahabuddin Mughal of Sindh Development Study Centre, Dr. Shamim Akhtar Soomro of dept. of social work, Dr. Javed Ahmed Chandio & Dr. Ashique Ali Jhatiyal of dept. of commerce, Dr. Imamuddin Khoso, Dr. Abdul Sattar Shah & Dr. Nizamuddin Channa of IBA, Dr. Arfana Begum Mallah of physical chemistry, Dr. Moina Akhtar Mughal of organic chemistry, Dr. Naseem Aslam Channa of biochemistry, Dr. Yasmeen Yousif and Dr. Kiran Sami of dept. of political science and Dr. Saima Shaikh of dept. of sociology.
Those 26 teachers who received the promotion orders of associate professor in grade 20 include Dr. Anila Naz Soomro, Dr. Muhammad Younis Leghari, Dr. Punhal Khan Lashari & Dr. Baradi Waryani of dept. of fresh water biology & fisheries, Dr. Mazhar Ali Abbasi of institute of physics, Dr. Muhammad Rafique Jat of dept. of biochemistry & genetic engineering, Dr. Jabbar Leghari of analytical chemistry, Dr. Shaista Bano of dept. of microbiology, Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Mirbahar of dept. of Sindhi, Dr. Faraz Bughio & Dr. Ambreen Shahriar of dept. of English, Dr. Bashir Ahmed Memon of institute of media & communication studies, Dr. Muhammad Sharif Abbasi of dept. of public administration, Dr. Ahmed Ali Brohi of dept. of sociology, Dr. Jamshed Adil Halepota of dept. of commerce, Dr. Farhat Naureen Memon, Dr. Qurat-ul-Ain Nizamani, Dr. Imtiaz Ali Korejo, Dr. Yasir Arfat Malkani, Dr. Fida Hussain Chandio & Dr. Hyder Ali Nizamani of institute of mathematics & computer science, Dr. Ghulam Zahra Memon of physical chemistry, Dr. Nusrat Naeem Memon of inorganic chemistry, Dr. Muhammad Akram Ansari of dept. of health & sports science, Dr. Sarwat Nizamani of dept. of computer science SU campus Mirpurkhas and Dr. Taj Muhammad Jahangir of institute of advanced research studies.
Similarly, an officer of grade 18 Muhammad Azam Roonjho has been given away the order of the next higher pay scale BPS-19. On the other hand, 20 officers of grade 17 were given the orders of next pay scale BPS-18 which include Syed Peeral Shah, Maryam Keerio, Ali Muhammad Bhanbhro, Attaullah Daudpoto, Abdul Khalique Rajar, Muhammad Yousif Daudpoto, Abdul Qadir Buledi, Khadim Hussain Larik, Zaheer Ahmed Qureshi, Abdul Aziz Rustamani, Muhammad Bux Leghari, Jamaluddin Bhatti, Ayaz Ali Mirza, Rafique Ali Brohi, Achar Khan Ahmedani, Sanaullah Lashari, Ziauddin Pathan, Muhammad Ali Khuwaja, Chandar Bhan Bhattia and Nasreen Aziz Pathan.
Addressing the ceremony, the vice-chancellor Dr. Abida Taherani congratulated the promoted faculty members and officers and said that organizing the ceremony was possible only by dint of hard work of entire administration.
She expressed hope that the faculty members got promotions will be working for the betterment of the university by promoting research culture on the campus adding that the doors of her office would be open for every researcher faculty member.
“Come up with new research proposals, lets promote our university in ranking’ yeah, we can do it with your support, I am here to provide you every kind of assistance”, said Dr. Taherani while addressing the newly promoted teachers in grade 20 & 21.
She said that it was impossible to develop & progress in the field of higher education without conducting a sizable research. Therefore, she said the teachers elevated on higher grades will have to come ahead to fulfill their responsibilities in this regard.
“Don’t put allegations, every faculty should pay attention towards research work”, the vice-chancellor maintained.
Dean faculty of pharmacy Dr. Abdullah Dayo criticized on those faculty members who are accustomed to write against their counterparts on the social media. He said writing against a teacher meant writing against the entire teachers’ community which could not be tolerated.
He said “the promotions of the teachers have taken place through a process therefore one has no right to raise ones finger at” adding that everybody ought to be friendly to others rather making rough comments against one another using social media.
“The people sitting out ridicule at us and give negative comments against the university and teachers, I cannot even repeat a single word uttered by them”, he said.
On the occasion, newly appointed professors & associate professors Dr. Arfana Mallah, Dr. Naimatullah Shah, Dr. Hyder Ali Nizamani, Dr. Imamuddin Khoso, Dr. Rafique Chandio, Dr. Faraz Bughio and Dr. Khalid Noor Panhwar also shared their perspectives and pledged to work hard in the better interest of the university.