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Posted on : 2022-04-11
GCU makes substantive increases in research incentives for faculty
The Government College University Lahore has made a substantive increase in the research incentives for its faculty, and also linked these lucrative incentives to the impact factor of the research. The University also recommended opening its laboratories/testing facilities for industry, private firms and individuals to generate funds and linkages to the industry.These crucial decisions were taken at the 51st meeting of the University’s Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB), which continued for four days on the University’s main campus.... Read More

Posted on : 2022-04-05
GCU holds T-10 Super League
The Government College University Lahore Directorate of Sports has held the first T-10 Inter Departmental Cricket Super League among the students of its academic departments. Besides male students, about 28 departmental teams of female students also participated in the sports league for the first time.Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi was the chief guest at the finals held at the University's Oval Ground.Eminent former test cricketers Ali Zia, Abid Ali and Salman Butt were also present.In the finals among girls, a team of Sustainable Develo... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-31
Two million Pakistani students to participate in Electronic World Marketing Summit
About two million students from all across Pakistan will participate in it the world's biggest Electronic World Marketing Summit (EWMS) that going to be held in November this year under the auspices of Kotler Impact Inc, a strategic marketing community named after Prof Philip Kotler."Kotler Impact has established partnership with the Government College University Lahore in Pakistan to distribute two million tickets gratis to the youth," said GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and Kotler Impact Chief Executive Officer Dr Fahim Kibria at ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-30
GCU Dramatics Club stages Urdu play Jaalinoos
An Urdu play "Jalinoos", staged by the Dramatics Club of Government College University Lahore, takes a dig at religious hypocrisy prevailing in our society. Different cheap tactics, used by Baba Jaalinoos to achieve his vicious ends, are the central plot of this play.The script, penned by veteran actor and writer Khalid Ahmed, is an Urdu adaptation of "Tartuffe", a four centuries old theatrical comedy by Molière.Renowned actor and director Usman Pirzada and playwright Asghar Nadeem Syed came to see the performance of students.Speaking on the o... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-21
Investment in health education campaigns stressed to combat TB
A seminar was held here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday on World Tuberculosis (TB) Day where speakers laid stress on investment in health education campaigns to combat this disease, saying that “tuberculosis kills more people than COVID-19 every year in Pakistan despite the availability of treatment.”Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi hosted the seminar which was addressed by eminent health experts including Director General Health Services Punjab Dr Haroon Jahangir, WHO Pakistan National Professional Officer (TB) ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-17
Seminar on Pak-India relations held at GCU University
An invited talk on "Neither a hawk nor a dove: an insider's account of Pakistan's foreign policy" by former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri was held here at the Government College Lahore.Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi hosted the event held under the auspices of the University's Book Club, Kashmir Society and Nazir Ahmed Music Society.Addressing the large gathering of students and media persons, Mr Kasuri talked in detail about the Pakistan-India relations under Narendra Modi's regime, the Russia-Ukraine war, stability in Afghanis... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-16
Waqas Khan wins prestigious title of Mr. GCU 2021-22
Waqas Khan, a student of BSc (Hons) Physical Education, won the prestigious title of Mr GCU 2021-22 at the bodybuilding championship organized by Government College University Lahore Sports Board.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi graced the occasion as chief guest and announced a cash award for Waqas Khan, while Director Sports Muhammad Waseem and Controller Examinations Shahzad Ahmed were also present on the occasion.Waqas flexed his rippling muscles to win the title in the finals of the competition adjudicated by Mr. Asia Gold Medalist B... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-16
GCU celebrates Pashtun Culture Day
The Pashtun students of Government College University Lahore on Tuesday held different colorful activities including cultural walk, traditional dance “Attan” and cultural night to create awareness of the Pashtun culture and their vibrant traditions.The Pashtun Culture Day celebrations, held under the auspices of GCU Society for Cultural and Heritage (SOCH), were marked by the beating of drums, Rubab, Tabla and flute playing performances, and the traditional Pashtun dance known as “Attan” and dressed up in traditional Pashtun attire.The ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-16
GCU, UHS join hands for research collaboration
A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Wednesday between the Government College University (GCU) Lahore and University of Health Sciences (UHS) for research and academic collaboration.GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi and UHS Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Javed Akram signed the 15-point accord at a graceful ceremony here at GCU Syndicate Committee Room. Senior faculty and staff members of both the universities were also present.Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Javed Akram said it’s a proud moment for me as he is alumni of the Go... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-15
GCU music gala brings out Punjabi cultural colors
A cultural walk, seminar and Punjabi music gala were held here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday in connection with the Punjab Culture Day 2022.  The events, organized by the University’s Punjabi Majlis and Society for Culture and Heritage (SOCH), spread the beautiful colours of Punjabi culture on the campus with enriched folk tunes of traditional music, bhangra and intellectual debate at the Punjab Culture seminar titled "representation of Punjabi culture in socio-literary art forms".Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asg... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-15
Consultative meeting on State Banks autonomy and inflation expectations held at GCU
Panellists suggest SBP's increased communication regarding its monetary policy, its linkage with the problems of common man, and the accountability of its performance regarding inflation targeting, before the parliamentA consultative meeting on "State Bank of Pakistan's autonomy, credibility and inflation expectations" was held here at the Government College University Lahore in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES).The panellist included GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zai... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-14
GCU celebrates Gilgit Baltistan Culture Day
The Gilgit Baltistan Culture Day was celebrated here on Sunday at the Government University Lahore, organised by Ravians students, under the auspices of its Society for Culture and Heritage (SOCH).Minister for Tourism, Gilgit Baltistan Raja Nasir Ali Khan was the Chief Guest at the cultural event hosted by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi.The celebartions marked by cultural dance and musical performances was held at the GCU Oval Ground, presented by Road and Safety Company, in collaboration with University of Lahore.Speaking on the occasio... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-12
Kashmir month launched at GCU
Kashmir Month on Friday launched here at the Government College University Lahore under the auspices of its Kashmir Society to celebrate the true Kashmiri spirit, lifestyle, and culture and highlight Indian autocracies in the occupied valley.  The month-long event opened with a poster exhibition titled "a portrayal of Kashmiri women resistance" at the University's Amphitheatre.    Yousaf Salahuddin, a socialite, philanthropist and grandson of Allama Mohammad Iqbal, was the chief guest at the event hosted by Vice-Chancel... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-11
GCU grants Umra packages to four employees
The Government College University Lahore on Friday gave away four Umra packages to four staff members from the Benevolent Fund. The lucky draw for the Umra packages was held here at the University after Friday prayers. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi announced the results of the lucky draw.Two security guards, Ijaz Ali and Muhammad Arif Khan, Personal Staff Ghulam Shabbir and Assistant Professor Ayesha Atta received the Umra packages worth Two lac rupees each.Speaking on the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor said besides these Umra packages, ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-10
GCU holds workshop on hazards of love
The Government College University Lahore Psychology Department on Thursday organized a workshop on an interesting topic of "Faiz, Love and Hazards of Love" in collaboration with the World Psychiatric Association Congress 2022. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the inaugural ceremony which was addressed by eminent psychiatrist Lt. Col. (r) Dr Nadeem Ahmed Bajwa who talked in detail about different types of love which include self-love, love with others and hazards of love experienced in the form of psychological issues, hatred an... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-09
International conference on Statistical Sciences begins at GCU
An International Conference on Statistical Sciences on Wednesday began at the Government College University Lahore under the auspices of the Statistics Department and the Punjab Higher Education Commission.Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the inaugural session of the conference that brought together leading academic scientists from across the country to exchange their innovative ideas and research on the theme of "Applied Statistics & Sustainable Development Goals.”Dr Ting Wang and Dr Mathew Parry from the University of Otago... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-08
Women mushaira held at GCU
A "women mushaira" was held here at the Government College University Lahore in connection with International Women's Day. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi along with his wife, Mrs Kiran Zaidi, attended the mushaira organised by the University's newly-established Women Development Center. Eminent female poets from different parts of the country came to the Mushaira and presented their poetry. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi said from sports to culture women need to be given the chance and support to excel in all areas. He said t... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-08
GCU beats PU in zonal round of HEC basketball championship
The Government College University Lahore has won the zonal round of All Pakistan Inter-University Basketball Championship 2022 by beating Punjab University by 10 points in the finals. The championship was organized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan at GCU Lahore.The team GCU beat Punjab University scored 64 points in the finals against the Punjab University.Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi was the Chief Guest at the closing ceremony of the Zone D championship in which ten universities including University of Education, LUMS, ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-07
Women Development Centre established at GCU
A state-of-the-art Women Development Centre (WDC) was inaugurated here at the Government College University Lahore on Monday to facilitate female students for career development, entrepreneurship, online education and leadership.Punjab Minister for Women Development Ashifa Riaz Fatyana along with Alhamra Arts Council Chairperson Muneeza Hashmi and Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr Asghar Zaidi inaugurated the Centre established at the University's Faiz Hall with generous support from Women Development Department, Punjab.Alhamra Arts Council Chairperson ... Read More

Posted on : 2022-03-05
GCU Sports: Ali Sukhera, Sehar Fatima, Hadiqa win title of Best Athletes
The three-day 121st Annual Sports of the Government College University Lahore on Saturday concluded with a colorful ceremony at the university’s Oval Ground marked by the Gymkhana events including Girls Chatti Race, Cricket Ball Throw, Staff Children Race, Wheel Barrow Race, Four legged Race, 60 Meter Race for special students and Sack Race.Thousands of students, teachers, staff members and Old Ravians participated this year in the March Past and 70 different competitions of GCU annual sports gala. Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi led t... Read More