700 applications received for Grand Challenge Fund: HEC

Dawn | May 23, 2020 at 5:47 AM
  • Higher Education Commission (HEC) has received more than 700 applications for Grand Challenge Fund (GCF) which was launched by the commission in back in February.
  • Selected researchers will carry out research in nine thematic areas, including food security, water management and sustainability, sustainable energy, sociology and philosophy, development economics, urban planning, climate change and environment, information technology, telecoms and innovative governance reforms.
  • Supported by World Bank, theprogramme aims is to encourage university professors to help solve the pressing problems being faced by the country.