ISLAMABAD -- Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Monday held here an electronic-based 'Projects' Exhibition' to encourage its students to develop market-based innovative ideas that could be commercially viable.
This was the part of the University's consistent efforts to promote research culture in the country and to motivate the students to come out with innovative ideas in the field of their interest and relevant discipline, while doing study at the higher education level.
About a dozen of projects were showcased at the exhibition that was developed by the students of MSc, Department of Physics. They have undertaken them at the end of their final semester.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by the University's Executive Director Dr. Muhammad Latif Gondal and Dean Sciences Dr. Syed Zafar Ilyas, who assured that the University would provide all possible support to promote the projects for their proper marketing and usage at the public level.
It was announced that the University will soon give a comprehensive research grants' package to carry forward those projects that could be productive for the country's socio-economic development.
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