HEC starts work on Ahsan’s cut in tea consumption
Stay tunned with 24 News HD Android App
The commission directed the vice-chancellors of the public sector to promote traditional and local beverages. It will increase employment and generate income for the public.
HEC acting chairperson Dr Shaista Sohail, in a circular, drew the VCs' attention to the financial crisis confronting Pakistan and asked them to take a “leadership role and think of innovative ways to provide relief to the lower-income groups and the economy as a whole”.
The chairperson also suggested reducing fossil fuel imports, promoting research in alternate energy, reducing edible oil imports; research on local cooking oils and their marketing to replace imported edible oils.
“I am sure that the honorable vice-chancellors will be able to innovatively explore many other avenues to create employment, reduce imports and ease the economic situation,” she added.