Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Geology Center's Lab to be Upgraded

Geology centre's labs to be upgraded

By Our Reporter
ISLAMABAD, Dec 29: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) will upgrade the laboratories of the National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, an official statement said.

The project aims at modernizing laboratories of the NCE, an institution of higher education in the field of Earth Sciences. It will help improve the research facilities at the institution in line with the demand of modern-day science and technology.

The main objectives of the project include provision of analytical and field facilities to the faculty and students of NCE in geology and Earth and Environmental Sciences.

The project will also facilitate scientists/geologists, professors, professionals and technocrats as well various institutions, organizations and agencies both in public and private sectors of the country. It will also benefit scientists of Islamic and friendly countries.

It will fully exploit the potential of the faculties and experts who lack access to modern analytical facilities. The upgradation of the laboratories will not only enhance the quality of education and research in this particular field, but also help improve the socio-economic condition of the country, the statement said.

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