Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry join hands to resolve energy crisis

Karachi –– Country is confronting a severe challenge of energy crisis and it needs to be solved on emergency basis for the sake of economic growth and development in the country. Time has come to work on the projects of alternate energy to resolve the issue of energy crisis. It is necessary to find the resources to cope with the increasing demand of energy, President of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Muhammad Saeed Shafiq said.

He was addressing the meeting held by Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology in collaboration with KCCI to review the progress of industrial interaction.

He revealed that KCCI is planning to hold a country wide competition for the projects on how to deal with the energy crisis. Cash awards will be given to the students as well as professors and institutions for the best feasible projects.

He offered a free of cost space for SSUET at the next ‘My Karachi Exhibition’ for the promotion of students’ innovative projects.

KCCI being the apex body for promotion of healthy industrial climate, trade and commerce is inclined to avail the package of services being offered by the Sir Syed University to industrial and trading setups for enhancing their capacity building to contribute efficiently to the national economy.

The two institutions have joined hands to strengthen the collaboration in order to lay foundation for industrial interaction by involving academia of the university and marketers of the chamber. Both organizations will jointly organize workshops and seminars for the greater good of the industry. KCCI shall sponsor students’ projects in the final year and select few economically viable and feasible projects for industrial scale production.

Earlier Prof. Dr. S.M. Makhdumi, Dean, Faculty of Engineering welcomed the President KCCI, and his associates to join in the meeting and offered the SSUET services to resolve technical difficulties of corporate sector at minimum cost.

While speaking on the occasion, Registrar Shah Mahmood H. Syed said that vision and constant planning is necessary for expansion of the organization.

It was concluded in the meeting that a Coordination Committee will hold further meetings to review practical implementation of the proposals and prepare future plans for more collaborative ventures.

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