Higher education contributes toward the training of professionals as well as general masses in the growth of their maturity and morality making them good citizens. The University of the Punjab being the oldest alma mater of South Asia is imparting quality education in more then 40 disciplines of diverse nature. Keeping in view the demands of the 21st century and the present changing environments of modern world, the University has introduced 21 new disciplines in a two-year time.
The businessmen especially the managers are required to be more productive to meet the challenges of modern day business world. With this competition, we need to strengthen our industry by increasing its efficiency in production. Therefore, after tanking the charge as Director, M.Sc. Biostatistics and M.Sc. Actuarial Sciences are introduced. A research journal “Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research” was initiated. A Statistical Consultancy Centre was established to provide professional services to researchers as well as officials of multinational companies.