Re: LIBCOOP PCLA Updates 06/10/2013 - Punjab Education Minister announced approval of 4-Tier Sercive Structure
- One of the constructive moves toward historical achievement. Keep it up PCLA. May ALLAH bless us.
Masood Farid Chishty
On Sun, 10/6/13, Bushra Almas Jaswal <forums_bushra@...> wrote:
Subject: LIBCOOP PCLA Updates 06/10/2013 - Punjab Education Minister announced approval of 4-Tier Sercive Structure
Date: Sunday, October 6, 2013, 10:34 PM
October 9, 2013: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood
today, in a high-level meeting, formally announced the
approval of the
4_tier Service Structure Grade 17-20 for College Librarians
to the media, the important Govt. officials and
members of Punjab
College Libraries Association (PCLA), the Education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad
said that his Government is fully aware of the important
of libraries and librarians in the process of educating the
students in Colleges and we understand that the current
information technology have made this role much more
powerful. Among others, present were,Ms. Tahia Noon,
MPA, Secretary Higher Education Dr. Sohail Shahzad,
Additional Secretary, Mr. Waqas Ali, Deputy Secretary Mr.
Arshad, and PCLA Representatives President Mr. Rafique
Dr. Iqbal Hussain Asad and Mrs. Bushra Almas Jaswal.
Higher Education, Dr. Sohail Shahzad emphasized that
approval of the
new Service Structure will strengthen the education system
improving the status College Librarians in Punjab. Our next
be to strengthen the College Libraries. So that even in
off cities of Punjab, Librarian can effectively support us
produce information literate students who are strong enough
up the challenges of Information age.
Mr. Rafique Shahid
PCLA said that the up gradation of Punjab College
positions into a 4-tier Service Structure is a result of
long struggle of College Librarians, under the banner of
of us have retired without taking benefit of this
this is a major step forward towards a better status for
generations of librarians. He said we should remember with
our friends, colleagues and allies from past till present
volunteered their time, effort and money for this cause.
Iqbal Hussaian Asad said we especially mention the services
Ali, Late Madam Farkhanda Lodhi, Mr. Abdul Majeed Sajid for
in the past. Our heartfelt thanks and candid prayers are for
special thanks to our colleagues Mr. Saeed Ghafoor, Mr.
Madam Bushra Almas
Jaswal, Mr. Imtiaz Qureshi, Mr. Allah Ditta, Mr. Muhammad
Finance Secretary PCLA,
Mian Nazir Ahmad and all our College
Librarians of Punjab, who worked with us and stood with us
confidence and support.
Bushra Jaswal said,
PCLA has been struggling for this
cause for so many years. Many Govts. came in and went out,
but Allah has given the honor of this historic
landmark attainment to the credit of Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmad
Khan and the present Govt. of Mian Shahbaz Sharif.
Our heartfelt gratitude to all members of Ministry
of Education Punjab and Secretariat of Punjab for their support and cooperation
in the past and in future.
By: Bushra A.
Here !~~to remain
informed about latest developments and updates on Revised
Service Structure and Service Rules for Punjab College
Librarians.Bushra Almas Jaswal
Chief Librarian & Associate Professor,
Ewing Memorial Library,
Forman Christian College (a Chartered University), Feroze
Pur Road, Lahore
Phone 9231581-8, Ext-325
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