Social Integration & Outreach Program 2016
11/12/2016 - 7:09pm
Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET) in partnership with the HEC and Uspcas-w Muet Jamshoro has implemented the 'Social Integration & Outreach Program' 2016. MUET has conducted the program under the spirit of UNESCO's Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). In this program, the University reached out to Girl's High-Schools and Colleges for imparting ESD. The focus areas were Energy (SDG 7), Water (SDG 6) and Responsible Citizens and special emphasis has been placed on Girls Education. International and country heads from the UN, UNDP, UNESCO, UNICEF, and the EU have appreciated this program of Mehran University.
The participating Colleges/ High-Schools were: - Zubaida Govt Degree Girls College, Hyderabad - Govt Degree Girls College, Kotri - Govt Girls Higher Secondary School, Jamshoro - Mehran Public Higher Secondary School, Jamshoro - Govt Girls College, Qasimabad. During this program we imparted ESD trainings to faculty members and aided the training of more than 1000 female students. The students have developed exciting projects in relation to Energy, Water and Responsible Citizens. And the university has installed pilot Solar and Clean water systems at the colleges.
To celebrate the success of the program, which has proved to be low-cost, high-impact and high-outreach and to showcase the student projects, the university shall be holding a project celebration and award ceremony on Tuesday 13th December 2016.