17 lecturers turn into students for FREE laptops


Lahore: The craving for free laptop from Punjab government has made 17 lecturers once again students as they recently got laptops under Punjab’s laptops distribution program.

 Provincial Higher Education Department has sought explanatory answer from Registrar of Government College University (GCU) on adding names of 17 lecturers in students list, sources said.

“The first step was adding names of these lecturers; then three different inquiry teams were cheated during the inquiry to prove them students and jobless.”

Rules of laptop distribution program make it mandatory that any student applying for a laptop would be eligible only if studying at a registered educational institute and not working in any organization.

The lecturers who get laptops include Afeefa Mehmood Lecturer Of Jinnah Digree College Of Lahore, Sara Faraz Lecturer Kinnaird College Lahore, Shabana Kanwal Lecturer PAF Inter College Lahore, Iqra Tariq Lecturer Government College Of Shadbagh, Shahzia Ashraf Lecturer Dar-E-Arqam, Asma Ilahi Lecturer Lahore College Lahore, Tahira Kalsoom , Lecturer Punjab College Lahore, Tahira Siddiqa Punjab College Lahore, Gohar Ameen Lecture Government College Reenalah Khord, Saadia Javed Lecturer Punjab College, Lecture Mazhar Abbas Khan, Lecturer Asim Sherazit, Shaaista Batool And Muhammd Naveed lectures of LUMS university.

GCU registrar Syed Anjum Nisar said they were asked by Higher Education Department to submit an immediate answer.

“If GCU would not be able to get laptops back from the lecturers then they would have to pay price of these laptops.”