Seminar on Economy of Modern Sindh held at SU Old Campus.

HYDERABAD -- A one-day seminar was organized on 'The Economy of Modern Sindh: Implications for Education Sector' at the Faculty of Education Elsa Kazi Campus University of Sindh, Old Campus, Hyderabad. Rizwan Ali Mallah, PhD scholar, addressed about the issue of high population growth rate in Sindh and its implications on access to education and resources. In the light of Statistics Bureau of Pakistan's data he revealed that Sindh is the most urbanized province of Pakistan having 52.2% urban population and due to overpopulation issue, Sindh Province is facing various social and economic problems like pollution, unemployment, environmental degradation, congestion, sanitation, poverty and access to quality education. Second speaker Wajid Ali Kanhar, Phd scholar highlighted the economic problems of the province like shortage of skilled labor force and unemployment among educated youths.

According to him, Sindh has the worst rate of unemployment among educated youths although it is the most urbanized province in Pakistan. Moreover, only 10% of the women are part of the active labor force in urban...

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