UAF Establishes Largest Girls Hostel

UAF establishes largest girls hostel

FAISALABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) has set up country's largest and state-of-the-art hostel for 1000 girls that will be functional by next week.

This was stated by UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan while addressing a press briefing at the newly-constructed hostel. He said that the hostel was established with the funding of Punjab government that had earmarked 400 million for the project.

The hostel would provide latest facilities including sport complex, grounds and airy rooms. He said, "If we don't provide the on campus residential facilities to the rural population, they will not send their daughters to the universities.

" He said that the area from UAF Post Office to Gawindpura Gate had been surrounded by the houses and slums.

He said that the University had set up Shahbaz Town and shifted the families of the slums to the colony comprising state-of-the-art 120 residential units. He said university was making all-out efforts to provide the modern facilities to the students.

He said that the enrollment of students was increasing due to which UAF was coming up with new initiatives including new buildings, sports facilities and laboratories.