Technology Development Fund (TDF) 2018

‘Awareness Seminar Cum Workshop on Writing Winning Proposals’

Today on 16th August, 2018 at 11:00am in Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI), ORIC of GC Women University Sialkot in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) organized An “Awareness Seminar cum Workshop on Writing a Winning Proposal”.

This event was attend by PhD faculty of GC Women University of Sialkot (GCWUS), University of Lahore, Gujrat Campus (UOL), University of Management Technology Sialkot (UMT), University of Sialkot (USKT), RACHNA College of Engineering and Technology Gujranwala (RCET) and GIFT University Gujranwala.

Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GCCI) was also represented through their industrialists, whereas, executive members of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI) also participated under the leadership of Senior Vice President SCCI, Mr. Abdul Waheed.

Project Field Coordinator TDF from HEC Mr. Ghulam Sarwar facilitated the session while describing the importance of Technology Development Fund of PKR 14million to the honorable faculty members and industrialists. He emphasized that it is a golden opportunity for both industry and academia to address the pending dilemma of lack of collaboration and interaction. He took on the Q&A session in detail.

Senior Vice President, Mr. Abdul Waheed, ensured full cooperation of SCCI and also encouraged GCCI and GTCCI to stand firm with the academia for fruitful results. Mr. Waqas Akram Awan, Executive Member SCCI, concluded with a golden statement that “Its still not too late” and invited the attendees to form a focused group to work closely with R&D Committee of SCCI. Mr. Ahtesham Gillani, CEO Sialkot Tannery Zone appreciated the role of ORIC – GCWUS and declared it as a positive step towards industry academia linkages.

It has been decided that this golden triangle will jointly produce at least 5 quality proposals to HEC under TDF 2018 inshaAllah while ORIC – GCWUS will coordinate the whole activity.

This event was proudly hosted by Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SCCI).