Highlights

December 18th, 2017       

Launching Ceremony of Punjab Economic Report 2017

Punjab Economic Research Institute has launched “The Punjab Economic Report 2017” which reveals the development of energy, health, education and infrastructure sectors in Punjab. Report also highlights the challenges and way forward towards the economic growth.

The report presents an overview of the economy on socio-economic profile (poverty, inequality, regional disparities), structure (agriculture, industry, services), social sector (health, education, WASH), infrastructure and urban development, IT, provincial investment in energy, and public-sector resource management.

Dr Ayesha was the chief guest on this occasion whereas the Provincial Minister for Planning and Development Nadeem Kamran, Minister for Environment Begum Zakya Shahnawaz, Minister For Population Mukhtar Ahmed Bhart, Minister Mines and Mineral Sher Ali, Chief Secretary Captain Zahid Syed, Senior Economist and Consultant of Hafeez Pasha, Chairman P&D Jahanzaib Khan, Secretary P&D Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, Dr Turab Hussai, Dr Ejaz Nabi, Director PERI  Dr. Mumtaz Anwar, Country Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan, government officers and representatives from academia were also present there.

 

December 4th to 6th, 2017       

3-days training workshop on Data mining

PERI and UNICEF joinlty organised a 3-days training workshop on Data mining from 4th – 6th December, 2017 . The traininer was Mr. Dirk Westhof, a world-renowned demographer and specialist of the subject.

November 26, 2017                   

Job opportunities at PERI

Applications are invited from the suitable candidates for the project post to be filled purely on temporary basis with fixed remuneration against each post for field survey / data collection in various districts of Punjab. Jobs

November 24, 2017       

Prequalification of event management company/firm

Prequalification of event management company/firm.

November 22, 2017                   

Improving Access to Clean Water Supply in Punjab: Challenges and Solutions

PERI has published a policy brief titled “Improving Access to Clean Water Supply in Punjab: Challenges and Solutions" for the month of October, 2017. Read/Download

November 10, 2017                                                  

Portrait of Change in Punjab Translating Evidence from the Census 2017

PERI has published a policy brief titled “Portrait of Change in Punjab Translating Evidence from the Census 2017" for the month of August, 2017. Read/Download

November 06, 2017                   

Newsletter June 2017

PERI has published its newsletter for the year of 2017 depicted the major research activities of PERI from Jan-2017 to June-2017. Read/Download

September 23, 2017                                                  

Is Higher Education in Pakistan Moving in the Right Direction?

PERI has published a policy brief titled “Is Higher Education in Pakistan Moving in the Right Direction?" for the month of September, 2017. Read/Download

October 20, 2017                                                  

Seminar on How to Make Punjab's Cities More Competitive 

Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) in collaboration with Urban Unit and Planning and Development Department, Government of Punjab organised a Seminar on How to Make Punjab's Cities More Competitive on Friday October 20, 2017 at Crystal Hall, Faletti's Hotel, Lahore. This seminar aims was to bring together academics, researcher and policy makers from Pakistan, including government officials, economic experts, technical professionals, and other stakeholders to discuss the possible policy measure to make the cities of Punjab robust and more competitive.  

October 16, 2017                                                  

State of Family Welfare in Punjab: The Need of Innovative Population Planning

PERI has published a research report titled “State of Family Welfare in Punjab: The Need of Innovative Population Planning". View/Download