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Scholarship programme launched by HEC & USAID


ISLAMABAD- A three-day workshop on “Result-Based Performance Management” organized by Pak-USAID Merit and Needs-based Scholarship Programme began at HEC Secretariat recently.

Over 45 participants from public sector universities of four provinces are participating in the workshop, which has been designed with the objective to enhance knowledge and skills of the staff of Financial Aid Offices of the universities, and equip them with the standard tools and techniques of Result-based Performance Management.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Prof Dr Raza Bhatti – Member, Human Resource Development, HEC said that; the role of Higher Education Commission cannot be denied for achieving the goals of human development and transition to the knowledge-based economy through its various R&D schemes, local and overseas scholarships and through faculty and infrastructure development programmes.

He appreciated the performance of HEC-US Needs based Scholarship Programme in education sector, under which 1807 scholarships were given on merit basis following a transparent procedure.

May 16, 2014

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