VIS department held a MoU Signing Ceremony with three new partners on 26th January 2012. TEACH FOR PAKISTAN, RISE FOR PAKISTAN and BADAL DO were added to the partners list of VIS department.
TEACH for PAKISTAN is the name of a movement that has been started to uplift the education sector in Pakistan and to promote quality education for all. TEACH for PAKISTAN is a part of international chain of movements that is working to provide quality education for all in different countries.
RISE for PAKISTAN is a setup started by famous singer and engineer Jawad Ahmad for socio-political awareness among Pakistan’s youth and raise their consciousness about their constitutional rights. Jawad Ahmad has done a lot of social work in the field of education and disasters.
BADAL DO is a step taken by one of UCP’s students, Saqib Sheikh. BADAL DO is a symbol of success of UCP’s VIS program in instilling the spirit of Social Responsibility in our youth. BADAL DO is working on Blood Bank Call Center, Education and Environment.
Pro-Rector Dr. Muhammad Zafarullah, Dean FOC Prof. Azhar Ikram, Dean Academics Dr. Fehmida Sultana and Director VIS Prof. Ather Azim Khan also graced the occasion and addressed the participants shedding light on the importance and role of VIS department. Dr. Muhammad Zafarullah, Prof. Azhar Ikram and Dr. Fehmida Sultana also appreciated the work being done by NGOs in betterment of society and emphasized that volunteerism is the way to betterment for our country. They also urged that our youth should be motivated to volunteer and step up to help NGOs and NPOs in development of Pakistan.
After the MoU Signing Ceremony, Pro-Rector Dr. Muhammad Zafarullah distributed souvenirs amongst the representatives of newly added partners. Marium Ahmed (Director Recruitment and Selection TEACH for PAKISTAN), Tariq Shahzad (Program Manager RISE of PAKISTAN) and Saqib Sheikh (Chairman, BADAL DO) thanked UCP – VIS for adding their organizations as partners in the great cause of fostering Socially Responsible Citizens.