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Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) ranked at 152 among the Agriculture and Forestry universities of the world, according the ranking carried out by the world's most renowned and prestigious ranking agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), UK.    Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, PMAS-AAUR  has felicitated the administ .... read more
A four-day (June 10 -13, 2013) training workshop on Soil and Water Management Techniques for Semi Arid Regions commenced at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) here on Monday,  for capacity building of local farmers in terms of soil & water management and introduce them new water harvesting techniques to effectively save the surplus water and .... read more
Speakers at the seminar stressed the need for saving food as per theme of the World Environment Day 2013 “Think-Eat-Save”. They  informed that every year 1.3 billion tones of food is wasted and 1 out of 7 people in the world sleeps hungry while more than 20,000 children under the age of 5 die every day due to hunger. They urged the participants for making individ .... read more
Seminar
June 05, 2013
The Quality Enhancement Cell of Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with Pakistan Scientific & Technological Information Center (PASTIC) organized a seminar on Scientific and Technological Information Services Awareness on June 5, 2013, to create awareness of anticipatory information services among the researchers/students and .... read more
University of California, USA and Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) have agreed to initiate collective research projects and joint academic programmes in the field of agriculture. It was decided in a meeting of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad with Dr. Mark A. Bell, Director, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of C .... read more
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) syndicate Thursday approved University revised budget amounting to Rs. 818.112 million of the fiscal year 2012-2013.   The budget was approved at the 65th  meeting of the university syndicate held under the chairmanship of PMAS- AAUR Vice Chancellor Professor Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad. The b .... read more
Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and the Italian government will work togther for promotion of olive farming in Pakistan, with an aim to first produce enough olive oil for domestic consumption and then for export to the other markets . This was decided in a meeting between PMAS-AAUR Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad and Dr. Marco Marchetti, .... read more
International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) was celebrated with Colourful programs at Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) on May 22 for creating awareness among masses especially students on importance of biodiversity and threats to it. This year’s theme of the Day was “Water and Biodiversity”.   PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Vice Chancello .... read more
  One month training course on Kitchen Gardening and Tunnel farming ended at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) on April 16, 2013. The training course was organized by the Department of Horticulture, PMAS-AAUR in collaboration with National Rural Support Program (NRSP), with an aim to build capicity of growers in Pothwar & AJK Region area .... read more
Speakers in a seminar suggested in order to protect our precious wildlife fauna from Scabies, it is very important to predict the spread of disease both in domestic and wild animals for identification of populations at risk. They were of the view that there should be management programs initiated to cope with the challenges posed by Sarcoptic mite because due to its communicable trait .... read more