B.Tech engineers 'demotion'.

Byline: Syed Abid Hussain Bukhari - Lahore

A DECISION by the Sindh government to downgrade B. Tech and diploma-holding engineers is an insult to these professionals.

The provincial government, without examining the pros and cons of the matter, accepted a contention by the Pakistan Engineering Council that the holders of B. Tech degrees and diplomas do not deserve to be recognised as engineers. The Sindh government even ignored the Supreme Court and Sindh High Court verdicts in the matter to accommodate the PEC demands.

The Supreme Court in its verdict given on Oct 3, 2018, had dismissed an appeal by a BE engineer, challenging a judgment of the Services Tribunal which had overturned the Sindh government's move to undo the appointment of B. Tech and diploma...

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