The government of Punjab is working on the formation of 3 new technology universities in the province for serving the need of skilled human force. Aslam Iqbal—the Minister for Industries informed the Punjab Assembly.
According to the details shared, the new universities would be established in D.G Khan, Mandi Bhauddin and Attock.
The Assembly was also informed that the provincial government of Punjab has given over Rs1,069 million for the encouragement of small industries.
Previously the Chief Minister of Punjab—Sardar Usman Buzdar had unveiled that the government has taken the decision of forming 3 international standard universities in Punjab. He also added that the mentioned universities would be formed in the northern, central and southern parts of the province.
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The chief minister said that the feasibility analysis is underway for the making of these universities. He also indicate that the government has taken the decision to bring the needed improvements in the sector of education.
It has considerably enhanced the educational budget to this effect. In the present financial year, an amount of Rs 373 billion has been provided for the education sector.