PESHAWAR: Sixteen community division universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are performance with no enduring vice chancellors.
The gathering letter of vice chancellor Shaheed Benazir University, Peshawar, could not be issued even after 22 months due to crimson tape in the province. An bureaucrat of the Higher Education part said on state of anonymity that it was not the bureaucracy but political meddling that was accountable for the delay in the appointment. Some government officials do not want Razia Sultana reappointed.
VC Razia Sultana term finished on April 9, 2018 and post was re-advertised by the Higher Education Department KP. Academic seem for Committee interviewed the short-list candidates in November 23, 2018 and incumbent vice chancellor Razia Sultana was affirmed the the majority appropriate of all the candidate and was placed at the top. Later on the local cabinet also approved her meeting but matter is still pending since extended due to a number of unidentified reason
The tenure of the another Vice Chancellor of Women University, Mardan, Ghazala Yasmeen, had by now expired in July 2019 but the position has yet to be promote by the provincial government, which is violation of Section 12 (3) of Universities Act 2012. Vice Chancellor Mardan Women University Ghazala Yasmeen was agreed in July 2016 and she completed her tenure in July 2019. Interestingly, this vice chancellor has also been given acting charge till the coming of the new vice chancellor. According to University Act KP 2012 Section 12(3), the procedure of choice of a new vice chancellor shall be initiated in six months prior to the expiry of the existing term of the in office. piece of script 6 says the vice chancellor shall be appointed by the chancellor for a term not more than three years on market-based salary. A vice chancellor may labor in the similar university for a most of two such tenures.
Apart from the two women’s universities, 14 other universities are operation with no vice chancellors together with Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Engineering University Peshawar, Islamia College University Peshawar, Bannu University, University of Swabi, Fata University, Khyber Medical University Peshawar, University of Peshawar, Kohat University. Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Chitral University, Buner University, Pak Austria University Haripur and Shuhada-e-Army community School University, Nowshera.