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Karachi Metropolitan Corporation to start engineering college in Korangi

Karachi, April 28, 2014 (PPI-OT): Administrator Karachi Rauf Akhtar Farooqui said KMC was going to start an engineering college in the city in next three months which would be the first of its kind engineering college established by any municipal body in the country. The renowned NED Engineering University in Karachi has given approval for the attachment of this college with the university and the new engineering college will prove a well standard institution like the Karachi Medical and Dental College run by KMC.

He expressed these views while inspecting the under construction building of engineering college in Korangi where he was given a detailed briefing about the college.

Administrator Karachi said the basic thing was affiliation with a standard education institution and the NED University has given go ahead signal for this.

In the first phase electronic and information technology classes will begin in this college after which classes in civil and technical subjects will start next year and these disciplines will be added gradually. He said this college will be a gift from KMC for the people of Landhi, Korangi and other adjoining areas.

“The admissions will be given in this college purely on merit basis like it has been successfully done in the Karachi Medical and Dental College,” he said

Regarding development activities in the Landhi and Korangi Administrator Karachi said it was no more a suburban area but a part of the city and KMC has carried out many big uplift project here and many of them were already completed. This college was the need of this area and the city which will be run by an educational society as a governing board and this board will have the well offs of the city and the professional experts as its members.

He said technical education was a symbol of progress that is why we should encourage our youths towards the engineering and technical sector as it was done in all over the world which not only help controlling joblessness but also pave way for progress and prosperity in any country.

He said KMC has despite having limited resources took measures for providing quality education in medical, engineering and other technical disciplines to our youths.

Administrator Karachi on this occasion thanked the Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan and the elected representative of this area Mr. Asif Husnain for their support and efforts for obtaining approval of this engineering college and then its affiliation with the NED University.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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