On February 23, 2016, DSU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) to develop bilateral cooperation on a range of disciplines concerning Standardization and Quality Assurance.
Rear Admiral (R) Prof. Dr. Sarfraz Hussain, TI(M), SI(M), Vice Chancellor, DSU and Dr. Barkat Saeed Memon, Director General, PSQCA, signed the MoU document. The ceremony was attended by the PSQCA delegation comprising Mr. Ali Bux Soomro, Director National Enquiry Point (NEP-WTO), Mr. Dildar Ali, Assistant Director National Enquiry Point (NEP-WTO) and Mr. Irshad Ali Ansari, Director Legal. The host team from DSU included Director Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC), Dean, Engineering and Applied Sciences (EAS), Dean, Economics and Management Sciences (EMS), Registrar, Heads of Departments (HoDs) and relevant staff members.
Under this MoU, PSQCA will assist, support and facilitate DSU in developing standardized and quality assured education programs. It will also provide National and International Standards and Quality Control procedures to DSU in order to eliminate gaps in technology.
In addition, the MoU focuses on sharing human and material resources in order to promote need-based/demand-driven standardization, quality-controlled education programs and transfer of technology to the industry. Thus, DSU and PSQCA shall share human and material resources with each other to jointly initiate, explore and undertake market-oriented research, development projects and other activities of mutual interest benefiting both parties.