University of Okara

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University of Okara
Urdu: جامعہ اوکاڑہ
University of the Okara Logo.jpg
Former names
University of Okara
Motto Urdu: 'تفکر تدبر تحقیق'
Motto in English
Explore, Meditate, Research
Type Public
Established2016;5 years ago (2016)
Academic affiliations
Higher Education Commission (Pakistan)
Chancellor Governor of the Punjab
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr.Zakria Zakar [1]
RegistrarDr. Muhammad Wajid [2]
Students~21000 [3]
Location, ,
Coordinates: 30°52′01″N73°33′58″E / 30.8669°N 73.5660°E / 30.8669; 73.5660
Campus Rural
Colours Yale Blue, white
  
Nickname UO
Website uo.edu.pk

The University of Okara (UO) (Urdu : جامعہ اوکاڑہ) is a public university located in Renala Khurd, Okara, Punjab, Pakistan. [4]

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History

In 2005, Okara campus of the University of Education, Lahore (UE) was inaugurated by then Minister of Defence (Pakistan) Rao Sikandar Iqbal. [2] On February 23, 2016, Provincial Assembly of the Punjab passed the "University of Okara Bill 2016". [5] Following that, Government of the Punjab issued a notification on April 1, 2016 for the upgradation of Okara campus to the University of Okara. [2]

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References

  1. "Vice Chancellor Office – UNIVERSITY OF OKARA". uo.edu.pk.
  2. 1 2 3 "About the University – UNIVERSITY OF OKARA". uo.edu.pk.
  3. Correspondent, The Newspaper's (21 September 2017). "Okara university without VC, registrar for months".
  4. "University of Education Okara Campus". University of Education Okara Campus.
  5. http://www.punjabcode.punjab.gov.pk/public/dr/UNIVERSITY%20OF%20OKARA%20ACT%202016.doc.pdf