As part of its CSR initiative to support high quality tertiary education in Pakistan, Indus Motor Company donated Rs100 million in five tranches to the Habib University Foundation as a contribution towards improved higher education in Pakistan. The portfolio of the Foundation revolves around higher education, educational research and youth development. The key objective of the foundation is the development of a unique and innovative model of higher education in Pakistan.
We believe that the Habib University was a much needed addition to the academic landscape of Pakistan. It has established its footprint as a prestigious iconic centre of liberal arts and science education in the country offering a truly transformative learning experience to its students. The university is envisaged as a world-class research based undergraduate institution aimed at responding to the pressing challenges of the 21st century. A first-of-its-kind initiative in Pakistan, the Habib University offers a rich learning fabric by bringing together the innovative spirit of entrepreneurship with high quality science and engineering and liberal arts education.
In order to visualize the progress of construction, the executive committee of its CSR activities visited the university in Sept’13, where the Director Operations of the university given them a tour of the campus and briefed on the progress.
Expressing his optimism about the future of higher education in the country, Faisal M. Khan, Senior General Manager HR & Administration, IMC, remarked, “I am excited to see how far the campus has progressed in such a short span of time. This is a gem of a project and I am certain will contribute positively to the social and economic development of the city.”
MrShahnoor Sultan, CFO & Director Operations at Habib University Foundation thanked IMC for their generous contribution towards Habib University and expressed the importance of industry-academia collaboration inspiring innovation and entrepreneurial learning.
The Habib University enrolled its first class of students in fall of 2014. Acceptance of application is based on a holistic and rigorous review process.