BGSBU bags prestigious FIST grant

DODA: In a nation wide selection process monitored by high power committee consisting of academicians of high repute, Department of Zoology, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University has been selected for the prestigious grant with the provision of maximum outlay of Rs. 3 crores under the Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in universities and higher educational Institutions (FIST) Level-1Program by DST, Govt. of India.
Out of the 186 institutions which competed for the grant, BGSBU is among the 16 selected. The grant is largely to augment the infrastructure facilities by equipping the Department with state-of-the-art instruments to promote high quality research.
Prof Akbar Masood, Vice Chancellor , BGSBU expressed his delight and happiness on the great success achieved by the Department of Zoology.
Prof Akbar Masood termed the selection of Department of Zoology, BGSBU for this prestigious grant as the reflection of quality of teaching and research carried out at BGSB University. Prof Akbar congratulated, Head Department of Zoology, Dr. Ali Asghar Shah and his team for the achievement that reveals their unrelenting efforts to take the University to the zenith of success. It is the first major academic milestone achieved by the University soon after Prof Akbar Masood took over as the Vice Chancellor of the University.
Prof Akbar said that this grant would be utilised in developing high-end infrastructural facilities to enhance the quality of teaching and research. Terming it as a significant achievement, Prof Akbar said that this will go a long way to refurbish and further augment the facilities and academic standards at Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University. Prof Akbar Masood who himself is a renowned researcher in the field of Biochemistry and Biotechnology said that he is committed to further augment the ambience of teaching and research to the next level of academic excellence to develop BGSBU as nationally and internationally acclaimed University and brand name to reckon with. Prof. Akbar said that the University will provide hastle free ambience to potential researchers to get best out of them.


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