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It is worth mentioning that following four new academic departments have been approved in the scheme of SASC: 1. Department of Archaeology 2. Department of Cultural Studies 3. Department of Linguistic Communication 4. Department of Post-Colonial Studies. Department of Saraiki The Department of Saraiki (established in 2006) is already functioning with its regular classes as the premier department of the SASC in its elegant new building. The syllabus of M.A. Saraiki is designed with inter-disciplinary approach so that its graduates may get jobs in media, education and other GOs & NGOs. There is a very rich library of rare books, research journals, literary magazines and manuscripts with more than eleven thousand books to its shelves. A large number of books in the library include the valuable donations from Allama Atique Fikri, Dr. Mehar Abdul Haq, Mian Mumtaz Somroo, Wali Muhammad Wajid, Qudratullh Shahab, Dr. Mohammad Amin, Farid Pirzada, Hanif Chuadary, and Muhammad Shafiq ur Rehman. There is also a newly established cultural museum/Archive and a modern computer lab to assist the researchers and the students for their studies and research. An audio/video recording studio and a conservation lab for museum is also being established with the help of the special grant from the Ex-Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gillani. In near future, SASC intends to start diploma /certificate/ degree programs in the above mentioned disciplines. Some posts of Lecturers in Departments of Archaeology, Cultural Studies and Post- Colonial Studies. M.Phil program in Saraiki is also on top priority. About two dozen research projects about the history, archaeology, culture, language and literature of the Saraiki region have been planned and completed in previous three years. It is also going to launch a comprehensive publishing program in near future and a number of books will be published in this year. A research journal SASC will also Saraiki Area Study Centre (SASC)
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118 Prospectus Year 2015 be published. The SASC arranges seminars, workshops, conferences, Mushairas and other literary and cultural activities regularly. Admission / Examination Committee Dr. Qazi Abdur Rehman Abid Director Mr. Muhammad Arif Member Mr. Muhammad Ajmal Mahaar Member Mr. Hafiz Muhammad Fiaz Member —————————————————— Scheme of Studies Available with the Centre —————————————————— Saraiki Area Study Centre (SASC)
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