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LCWU scientists honored by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (Ministry of Science and Technology) has conferred Research Productivity Award (RPA) 2016 to 2 scientists of LCWU. RPA is one of very prestigious award for scientists by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan. The award is given to scientists in recognition of their efforts for research and patent activities of 1 year.


Out of 2639 applicant scientists from all over the Pakistan, only 257 scientists received award. Two scientists of LCWU are among those 257 successful recipients of said award. The scientists are:

1. Prof. Dr. Shagufta Naz, HOD Biotechnology Department / Director Research and ORIC

2. Dr. Muhammad Zia-Ul-Haq, Senior Manager-ORIC

The awardees will receive cash as well as a RPA-certificate signed by Chairman PCST and Secretary MOST.
It is pertinent to mention that the RPA certificate received from PCST is accepted by HEC for university ranking also. The worthy vice chancellor and faculty has congratulated them on this achievement.