HEC to set up 150 community colleges across the country
Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan is to establish one hundred and fifty community colleges across the Pakistan. The purpose behind the establishment of colleges is to produce skilled human resource.
Under the vision of HEC 2025, government of Pakistan is planning to increase the institutes of HEC within Pakistan. According to the officials Rs.35 billion are allotted for this purpose.
Along with community colleges, government will establish 15 new research varsities which will offer programmes in different fields including medicines, agriculture, technologies, and communication allied health professions.
Government is also planning to set up 100 sub campuses of well known universities of country in the remote areas. The plan also includes the establishment of campuses of FATA University in all agencies.