Higher Education Commission - Assessment Of Cash Assistance Provided Through IDP Support Program, Under BSM

Client: USAID/Higher Education Commission

Project Description: On July 1, 2010, USAID approved $45 million to finance development of Pakistani universities. Subsequently, on June 30, 2011, HEC decided to use the $45million to finance the University Development Program. This budget support aimed at increasing institutional capacity of the universities, research capacity; improve teaching techniques and laboratory facilities, and enhancing the quality and applicability of academic degrees in academic disciplines related to agricultural sciences, and hydrology.

USAID in consultation with HEC tasked VTT to perform the monitoring and assessment of 11 universities that received UDP assistance.