Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) hosted a Laptop Distribution Ceremony on October 31, 2023 in coordination with Higher Education Commission (HEC) under Prime Minister’ Youth Laptop Scheme 2023, a flagship initiative of the Prime Minister’s Youth Programme executed by the HEC.
PIFD Vice Chancellor, Prof. Hina Tayyaba Khalil distributed the laptops among 67 students of the Institute. HEC representatives, faculty members and large number of students were present on the occasion.
Addressing the ceremony, Prof. Hina Tayyaba Khalil commended the government effort to encourage students through distribution of free laptops for boosting their academic performance as well as providing them an opportunity to excel in their research endeavors. She said that in today’s fast paced global competition the technology is playing the most significant role and this initiative of the government shall further strengthen its commitment to promote digital empowerment and academic excellence among youth. She also congratulated the students who benefitted from this scheme.
While receiving the laptops, students have shown great enthusiasm and thanked the government for assisting them to access a huge reservoir of knowledge and explore new arenas in education pursuits and research.