LAHORE: The Government of Punjab today directed all District Coordination Officers (DCOs) to verify the degrees of officials hired in education, health and police departments during the last one decade.
According to sources, the provincial government issued a circular to the DCOs, asking them to get the degrees checked.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has dispatched letters to 70 universities of the country, asking them to set up special Degree Verification Cell, disclosed sources.
The varsities have also been ordered to verify the degrees of their teaching staff as well.
It is pertinent to mention that degrees of all Members of National and Provincial Assemblies are already being verified by the HEC.
source – Samaa news