STAFF REPORT IBD: The Science for the Society Club of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will start its working by the end of this month to involve and encourage students and general public in promoting science and technology in the country.

“The Club would operate all over the country,” said Vice-Chancellor AIOU, Prof. Dr. Nazir Ahmed Solangi at a prize distribution ceremony of the recently held two-day National Conference on Physics and Emerging Sciences arranaged by the Department of Physics in Islamabad.

He invited the students and general public to join this club and work together for promotion of science education in the country.

The VC promised that a hundred thousand electronic walking sticks would be distributed to the blind.

These sticks would produce a sound upon detecting an obstacle ahead.

Prof. Dr. Syed Zafar Alyas, Chairman, Department of Physics, also addressed the concluding session and highlighted the achievements and future plan of the University, particularly the Department of Physics.

Meanwhile, the students of Physics Department exhibited their projects.

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