Approximately around five thousand (5000) students of the Karachi University (KU) would be awarded laptops under the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme Phase 4-5.
The Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme is a programme started by the Ex-Prime Minister of Pakistan—Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif as a part of the PM’s Youth Programme. The scheme is aimed at the provision of laptops to the deserving students who are studying in the public and semi-public universities across Pakistan.
The scheme was started in the year 2014 on 23rd May with the objective to award students with free laptops who attain higher marks in the government and semi-government universities under the scheme.
The laptops’ distribution opening ceremony would be conducted at the Karachi University, KIBGE Auditorium, Dr A.Q. Khan Institute on Tuesday that is tomorrow on the 27th of March at 10:00 am, as per a statement released on Sunday.
Muhammad Zubair—the Sindh Governor would be the chief guest while Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan—the Vice-Chancellor would be presiding over the occasion.
According to Dr Zeeshan Atique—the focal person around five thousand students belonging to different programs of M.S, PhD, M.Phil., postgraduate and graduate and undergraduate programs would be awarded with the laptops.
Karachi University is one of the most top-class educational institutes in Pakistan and has even improved its ranking from its earlier position in the QS-Asian Rankings-2018. It now lies at the position number one hundred and ninety-three.
It is one of the oldest educational institutions of Pakistan. It was founded in 1951 as the federal university. It is a public research institution present in the city of Karachi—Sindh.