Market-oriented education called for


KARACHI: In today’s most competitive and challenging world the younger generation of the country should be imparted market oriented education.
Mohammad Siddique Memon Chairman of Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) at Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) University on Friday said, “SMI University fully understands needs of the hour that is why, it has established TV and radio studios and modern computer labs that surely will help students especially the students of media studies to get practical experience over here”.
Visiting Jinnah Museum, Television and Radio Studios, Computer Section and other departments of the university Memon said SMI has grown over times, where many new additions had made it a marvelous institution of the country. He said the greatness of the SMI University was its association with Founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, who studied over here.
Appreciating the establishment of Jinnah Museum at SMI University he said it was pleasant to see the relics of great personalities preserved over here, but he hoped it should expand, where more relics belonging to its alumni should be added.
Memon appreciated the efforts of Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh Vice Chancellor of SMI University for converting SMI into a modern university.
Dr Muhammad said University has emerged as one of the modern universities of the country, where students were being trained to equip themselves for future challenges.
He said SMIU has established modern TV and Radio studios to provide practical knowledge to the students, as after passing out from SMIU they could easily serve the nation. “Presently a number of students of SMIU are also working in electronic and print media in the evening,” he said. 
Lauding the services of Memon especially for up gradation of SMI to the university level Dr Shaikh said it was Memon who being the secretary of Sindh Education Department at that time played a role in getting university status for SMI.
Ali Shaikh also said the SMI University has established an archives section of the historic institution, where almost all record of SMI would be preserved.

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