FAISALABAD – As many as 250 female students of the University of Agriculture on Tuesday got training about motor bike and cycle driving aimed at making them self dependent about transportation.
Talking to the women motorists, UAF Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan said that the university was making all out efforts to provide cycles to the female students for their convenient transportation. He said that the women empowerment was imperative to the face the challenges of the modern world.
He said that no society can progress without the active participation of the women. He said that the women were proving their mettle in every sphere of life. He said that the women enrolment in the graduate programmes at the campus has touched to 50 percent. The state-of-the-art Women Complex and Day Care Centre are operating at the campus.
The training was organised in collaboration with the Punjab Lok Sujag. Qamar Mehdi, representative of the Lok Sujag, said that they had launched the project for the universities that would ultimately move to the society. He also said that women were dependent on others or moving on foot for transportation.