PEC Officially Opens Smart Classroom At UET

Chairman of PEC, officially opened the Smart Classroom at the Department of Industrial Engineering at UET Peshawar.

PEC Officially Opens Smart Classroom At UET

The Centre for Intelligent Systems Network and Research (CISNR), NCAI UET Peshawar, and the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding during opening ceremony of Smart Classroom. The fresh engineers will receive six months of training, practical experience, and skills development through this MoU from CISNR and NCAI, while PEC will pay each intern Rs. 30,000 as part of its “On Job Training Program.”

Engr. Muhammad Najeeb Haroon, Chairman of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), officially opened the Smart Classroom on Wednesday at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar.

According to a press release, he visited the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence (NCAI), where Dr. Gul Muhammad, Project Director NCAI, demonstrated projects like the safe city project, an early warning system for earthquakes and floods, and smart meters.

In front of senior officials, Dr. Tariq Khalil, Manager ORIC UET Peshawar, and Engr. Nasir Khalily, a member of the governing body, PEC, signed the papers.

Speaking to the audience, the PEC chairman stated that since Pakistan has been affected by the pandemic cholera, Pakistan’s engineers must now see this challenge as an opportunity and begin producing their goods under the “Made in Pakistan” brand.

He gave the PEC his word that it would make the best use of its organizational capabilities and resources and support the engineering community, which forms the foundation of Pakistan’s overall socio-economic development.

UET Peshawar, according to UET Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, is among the top 1,000 universities in the world. According to Nasir Khalily, the PEC has allocated Rs. 550 million for its “on-job training program,” through which up to 1,700 trainees have been placed in the workforce, and Rs. 100 million for its “final year development program,” through which the best final year projects will be funded for entrepreneurship opportunities.

Prof. Dr. Saeed Gul, a participant in the Young Engineers Development Program (KP), recognized the efforts made by the YEDC-PEC (KP) Committee to help 600 young engineers find employment in the industry.

The chief guest presented the members with letters of appointment. Professor Dr. Qaisar Ali, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Electrical and Computer Engineering At the event, faculty members including Prof. Dr. Siraj ul Islam, Prof. Dr. Khizar Azam Khan, Prof. Dr. Misbah Ullah, and Dean of Architecture and Allied Sciences Prof. Dr. Amjad Ali were also present.