The Goverment is spending more subsidizes on a kilometer of metro bus course than the aggregate spending plan dispensed to Ministry of Science and Technology and its joined divisions.
This was uncovered in the Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology which met with Osman Saifullah Khan in the seat. The board of trustees’ administrator additionally pledged to move an intermission movement in the up and coming Senate session to welcome governments’ thoughtfulness regarding this essential matter.
The Committee talked about the Pakistan National Accreditation Council Bill, COMSATS University Islamabad Bill, and Pakistan Council of Science and Technology Bill. The Committee was likewise informed by Ministry of Science and Technology on steps/arrangement measures being taken for the advancement of Science in Pakistan. Elected Minister for Science and Technology conceded that this division is not on the administration need and spending on research in the nation is 0.29 percent of the GDP, keeping it at 87th position on the planet.
The panel communicated resentment regarding the Law and Justice division while watching that corrections in bills have been made without accepting the Science and Technology Ministry. The Ministry advised the board of trustees with respect to the COMSATS University Islamabad Bill, 2017, and kept up that the proposed bill was vital for updating the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology as COMSATS University and that the college will have its own senate and syndicate for the administration and general supervision of the issues of the college. The board said that it is an essential bill and will be talked about in detail at the following meeting.
Reacting to the subject of Senator Haji Momin Khan Afridi, it was educated that COMSATS gives different chances to the understudies of FATA, including grants. The director of the board of trustees coordinated to present the first draft of the bill following 10 days and furthermore exhibit insights with respect to a number of FATA understudies in the foundation.
The Committee was informed by the service on the foundation of Pakistan National Accreditation Council Bill, 2016, that the bill was at that point go in National Assembly in 2016 and Supreme Court of Pakistan has likewise trained for the said. The advisory group was likewise educated about the different accomplishments of the Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC, for example, participation of different pinnacle bodies for accreditation all-inclusive and about the future development arranges. The Bill was received by the board of trustees in its unique shape.