PSF to fund only need-based research projects: Prof. Dr. Ashraf

ISLAMABAD (March 16, 2015): Pakistan Science Foundation will provide funding for only need-based research projects having direct benefit to common man, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf, Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation, issued this direction during weekly progress review meeting on Monday.

The meeting was attended by BPS-19 and above officers of the Foundation. The Sectional Heads presented weekly progress of their sections.

Addressing the Meeting, Prof. Dr. Ashraf said that the Foundation will focus on research which is need of the industry for achieving goals of national development through science and technology. He also directed the scientists to avoid utmost duplication of research projects and take utmost care in this regard.

The Chairman directed the Sectional Heads to complete the assignments within specific timeline and no pendency of the work will be tolerated.

It was decided that onwards the Weekly Progress Review Meeting will be held on every Friday at 3:00pm.

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