Corporate Social Responsibility
» In our present era of globalization, it has become easier for us to achieve the
objectives and aims that we plan. At our KASB Institute of Technology we not only
generate but also
created and put forward new and correct values for the betterment
of our society. In this context, KASBIT is sharing common values and
playing a vital and essential role by connecting various members of our society for their proper
ethical development and motivating them to be responsible and valued added contributors
At KASBIT, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not a new as it is a part of our
management philosophy “SOCIAL IN”, which helps KASBIT to explore new frameworks
and concepts that help our society to focus and integrate mutually. By focusing
on this philosophy we build trust internally and externally with our society members
for our continuous growth and for the betterment of a healthy society.
» The basic theme behind our win-win
relationship with our various stakeholders
inclusive of shareholders, customers, suppliers, employees, member of the societies
and local communities to understand better for the changing of our global environment,
helps us to create new values for achieving sustainable business growth.
» KASBIT also offers merit scholarships for which special funds have been allocated for deserving
» To fulfill our CSR obligations in daily activities, KASBIT has incorporated CSR in its midterm business
plan, starting from fiscal 2008. Considering CSR as one of our crucial responsibilities,
we continue to contribute our best efforts in all aspects of our economy, society
and the environment by steadily implementing the required necessary measures. KASBIT being a University understands its Prime Corporate Social Responsibility for the prevention of tax
evasion for promotion and increase
of our GDP and taxpaying ratio. In this context, KASBIT has planned to organize
and celebrate "TAXPAYING DAY" on yearly basis in collaboration with the Federal
Board of Revenue.
KASBIT has made it a tradition to honor our legends and icons through tributes and
the presentation of Gold Medals to them in the presence of our students so as to
give them the opportunity to first-hand meet and learn from their experiences and
follow in their footsteps.
Tribute to Edhi Foundation
Edhi established his first welfare center and then the Edhi Trust with a mere Rs.
5000 [$100]. The Edhi Foundation grew as people began to recognize its humanitarian
aims. In 1973 when an old apartment building collapsed in Karachi, Edhi’s ambulances
and volunteers were the first to reach the scene and start rescue operations. From
then, on, through the troubles in Karachi and all over the country, Edhi’s ambulances
have been rescuing and taking the injured to hospitals and burying unclaimed bodies.
They go to places where even government agencies hesitate to venture.
The Edhi Foundation is the first of its kind in South Asia that owns air ambulances,
providing quick access to far-flung areas. Whether it is a train accident or a bomb
blast, Edhi ambulances are the first to arrive. The foundation relies on the support
of its 3,500 workers and thousands of volunteers who form the backbone of the organization.
Despite the growth of the foundation, Edhi remains a very down-to-earth person,
dressed always in grey homespun cotton local clothes. He has a hands on approach
to his work, sweeping his own room and even cleaning the gutter if need be. Apart
from the one room, which he uses for his living quarters, the rest of the building
serves as his workplace in Mithadar, a locality of old Karachi that is full of narrow
streets and congested alleyways. Adjoining their living room is a small kitchen
where Bilquees usually prepares the midday meal. Next to it is a washing area where
bodies are bathed and prepared for burial.
KASBIT belief and partake in the human saving and moral development activities. In
recognition of all the above the management of KASBIT decided to appreciate the
efforts and exertions of the Edhi Foundation and organize a tribute in the honor
of Edhi Foundation.
Mr. Imran Khan
recognition of the immortalized feats achieved by Mr. Imran Khan, our cricketing
legend who is the first and only captain under whose leadership Pakistan became
the “One Day Cricket Champions of the World”, KASBIT had organized a tribute session to honor him, during which the students learnt about the efforts he had to put for
achieving the various milestones through the tremendous performances of our Pakistani
cricket team. Under his captainship, out of the 48 test matches that were played,
14 were won by Pakistan, 8 lost and the 26 were drawn. Out of the
139 ODIs, Pakistan
won 77, lost 57 and ended one in a tie. In the team's second match
under his leadership, Khan led Pakistan to their first Test win on English soil after
28 years at Lord's. He had the honor of recording his best test bowling figures of by taking
8 wickets for 58 runs against Sri Lanka at Lahore in 1981-82. He also topped
the bowling and batting averages against England in the three test series in 1982 by taking
21 wickets and averaging 56 with the bat. Later in the same year, he put up a highly
acknowledged performance in a home series against the formidable Indian team by
taking 40 wickets in six Tests at an average of 13.95. At the end of this series
in 1982-83, Khan had taken 88 wickets in 13 Test matches over a one year period
as captain. After his retirement from cricket, he
founded the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, a charity organization
named in memory of his late mother. As the Trust's maiden endower,
Imran Khan established
Pakistan's first and only cancer hospital, the construction
of which was at costs
exceeding $25 million, that were raised through donations and funds raised by his tireless personal efforts nationally and from all over the world. His charitable cancer hospital now treats thousands of people to give back
lives that would otherwise have been lost.
Khan was awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz in addition to the President’s
Pride of Performance Award that was bestowed to him in 1983. Imran Khan is featured in the University of Oxford's
Hall of Fame and has been an honorary fellow of Oxford's Keble College. On 7 December
2005, Khan was appointed as the fifth Chancellor of the University of Bradford, where
he is also a patron of the “Born in Bradford”
research project. In recognition of all the honors that he has achieved, Imran Khan
has proven himself to be a role model for the youth of not only Pakistan, but internationally
and in recognition of his efforts, KASBIT awarded him with a Gold Medal and Life
Time Achievement Award Shield.
Mr. Mohsin Khan
was one of a minority of South Asian players to come to terms with conditions in
Australia and England, scoring two consecutive centuries in Australia in 1983/4
and becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score a Test double century at Lord's,
which he did earlier in 1982.He retired from international cricket to pursue a film
career.On 2 March, 2010 Pakistan have named Mohsin Khan as Iqbal Qasim's successor
as chief selector of the national cricket team. He accepted the role turned down
by fellow one-time opener Saeed Anwar. Mohsin is Pakistan's fourth chief of selectors
in the past 12 months of 2009-10.
To recognize his efforts and other achievements in his life KASB Institute of Technology
presented a tribute in his honor and presented him life time achievement award.
Mr. Zaheer Abbas
George Headley was the Black Bradman, Zaheer Abbas was christened as the Asian Bradman
by fans for his voracious appetite for runs. In only his second Test, Zaheer Abbas
scored his highest Test score of 274 and followed it up with consistent scores
after that. He was to score three more double centuries underlying his
appetite for making runs, once he got going and got set at the crease.
Zaheer Abbas also played 62 ODIs in which he scored at an average of almost 48 at
rate of 85. In the days when there were no fielding restrictions and fielding captains
could place all their fielders on the boundaries, however all these made
no difference to him. Zaheer Abbas batted liked an artist
when he got going, his high back lift combined with his ability to play off the
front or the back foot with equal ease, made him look as graceful as an artist at his very best.
was not that he achieved, he also holds the record for being the first Asian
to score more than 100 first class centuries, a record was not broken
for years. This, he achieved by playing for Gloucestershire for more than a decade,
scoring almost 35k runs.
He was famously also called the ‘Run Machine’, however, the only blemish he had
was against the genuine quick bowling of the West Indies in the 1985s, in which
he averaged 18.50. Zaheer Abbas thereafter retired from the game in part also to
the indifferent attitude exhibited by the selectors towards him.
In recognition of the achievements of Zaheer Abbas in the cricketing world, KASBIT
paid a tribute to this living legend
and presented him with a Gold Medal and Life
Time Achievement Award.
Dr. Nasir Ansar
Prof. Dr. Nasir Ansar who is principal of a college and has also served in the
specialty as chemistry teacher. Prof. Dr. Nasir Ansar is one of the most senior Professors
and is the Head of the Department in which has taught for 30 years.
Brig. Rashid Siddiqui (Chairman Pakistan National Shipping Corporation)
KASBIT aspires to highlight the legends who through their excellent performances
have made their organizations iconic. One of these legends is
Brig. Rashid Siddiqui (Chairman, PNSC) who joined PNSC at a time when it was incurring huge losses and was unable to provide proper services to the importers and exporters.
With the administrative experience he acquired in the Pakistan Army, where he served
as a Brigade Commander, where he was responsible
for planning and implementing operational training and administration policies for 5000
to 6000 officers and men. He was also assigned the duty of Director Military Intelligence
where he was responsible to collect, collate and interpret information for preparing
reports and intelligence summaries for the Army chief.
Due to his excellent services and administrative skills, he was also selected for the UN mission in Bosnia
for peace and security.
During his tenure in PNSC he achieved several milestones and he made PNSC a profitable
asset for During his tenure with PNSC, he achieved the distinction of reaching several
milestones and turned around PNSC into a profitable asset for Pakistan to enable
it to provide the best quality services to domestic importers
and exporters for
the prosperity of the country.
In recognition of his services to the military establishment and to PNSC, KASBIT
paid a tribute to honor him and presented him with a Gold Medal and Life Time Achievement
Madam Khush Bakht Shuja'at
Khush Bakht Shujat, Pakistan's top ranking TV presenter,
is known for her chaste style of speech and conduct which gave her a different identity
on the small screen. Currently, Khus Bakht is devoting most of her time and efforts
as the Principal of Kid's University, for the promotion of children’s education
in Pakistan. She is not only a presenter and an educationist but also one of
the leading female politicians in Pakistan,
who is continuously striving not only for the development of education but also
for women’s in Pakistan. She was elected
as a MNA from constituency No 250 Karachi-XII in the General Elections held on February
18, 2008 and is also serving as
the President of the Cultural and Literacy Forum
In recognitions of all her above services, KASBIT paid a tribute in honor her and
presented Ms. Khush Bakht Shuja’at with a
shield and Gold Medal.
Mr. Rahat Kazmi
statement that Rahat Kazmi is a versatile legend holds true for this great personality.
From movie actor
to television artist, from critic to talk-show host, from speaker to academician,
and from teacher to social thinker, Rahat has proved to be resourceful, ingenious and
pioneering in the past forty-one years.
Rahat Kazmi was born on June 30, 1946, in Simla, India. Rahat’s father was a lawyer
by profession and wanted his son to follow in his footsteps. Rahat completed his
high school education in Rawalpindi and successfully passed and received his law degree in Lahore. Additionally, Rahat
received his master’s degree in political science from the Government College and a
master’s degree in English literature from the Punjab University.
Rahat started his professional life as an information officer in 1968 with the Pakistani
civil services where he served for eight years, before resigning from the civil
services in 1976 in pursuance his other interests.
Rahat’s great respect and open admiration for concept, “education for everyone”
to deliver lectures and speeches on the importance of education through
which he has influenced scores of students.
Recognizing his services for the betterment of our society, KASBIT had the honor
to bestow upon him a Gold Medal and Life Time Achievement Award.
Son of Late Moin Akhter
late Mr. Moin Akhtar was a Pakistani par-excellence who left an immortal imprint
in the world of television, film and stage as an actor, humorist,
and a host. He was also excelled as a play writer, singer, film director
and a producer.
Moin Akhtar was born in Karachi to Urdu speaking parents who had migrated from Mumbai,
India, who because of his highly dynamic qualities was destined to become one of
the most versatile performers that the world would ever come across. He made his debut on television in a variety show held by PTV to celebrate the first defense day
of Pakistan on
6 September 1966. Since then, he never looked back and has consistently
performed several roles in TV plays/shows and later teamed up with Anwar Maqsood and Bushra Ansari for such memorable performances, that they are bound to remain
every-green in the entertainment world for ever.
He was beloved by people of all ages for his ability to bring smiles and humor to
them with unmatched etiquette and remained
a favorite amongst all, including family audiences. Akhtar was fluent in several languages, including
English, Bengali, Sindhi, Punjabi, Memon, Pashto, Gujarati and Urdu. He performed
not only in Pakistan but also internationally in several stage shows such as, Bakra Qiston Pe and
Buddha Ghar Pe Hai with Umer Sharif.
Madam Nasreen Jalil
Nasreen Jalil is currently the Naib Nazim of the district of
Karachi, Sindh, with
her father having served as the deputy commissioner of Lahore at the time of
Nasreen Jalil was elected to the senate of Pakistan in March 1994 for a six-year
term. She was member of the Senate Standing Committees and Commerce and on Foreign
Affairs, Kashmir Affairs and Northern Affairs and on Health, Social Welfare and
Special Education and also Chairperson on Functional Committee on Human Rights.
On January 2006 she became the Naib Nazim of Karachi. During her swearing in ceremony,
pledged that the underdeveloped areas of the city would be developed and also that women's
rights would be safeguarded.
Madam Shagufta Hassan
Shagufta Hassan is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Pakistan (ICAP) and has recently completed the Advanced Management Program at the
IESE Business School of the University of Navara (Spain). Her post qualification
experience comprises of having served at esteemed institutions of the country including
the Aga Khan University, the Institute of Business Administration, and A. F. Ferguson
& Co. (a member firm of the PricewaterhouseCoopers global network of firms).
Aga Khan University - 2003 to date. She joined AKU as Manger, Grants and Contracts
and progressed to the versatile roles of Manager Budget and Planning, Senior Manger
Finance and then to her current role of Director Finance. Her responsibilities include
planning, budgeting and handling finances of the Pakistan operations of the Aga
She is also responsible to prepare business and financing plans for new initiatives
and expansion programs, for providing technical support and to monitor the operations of
a children’s 85 bed hospital in Kabul; and to implement Capacity Development Programs in the
health and education sectors in Afghanistan, Syria and Egypt.
» KASBIT is also promoting Pakistani media and media personalities by holding talks,
discussions and debate programs that are free of cost for various TV channels.
has eight Clubs for Bachelors Programs where 45 hours free of cost classes for each
of the clubs are conducted. The total classes taught in these clubs are 8 & 45 = 360 hours with the inclusion of
practical. Each of these
clubs has a program that is offered from BBA 1st semester to BBA 8th semester. On
the completion of all the courses, the students are awarded “Certified Business Professional’ certificates.
In these clubs KASBIT teaches the applied sides of important subjects such as Information Technology, Management & Marketing,
Applied Research & Economics, English & Communication,
Finance & Accounts,
Philosophy & Psychology, Current Affairs Club, & Drama Club.
KASBIT has a MOU with NDC for the provision of advanced & expensive software that are used in banks, such as TEMINOSE T 24 which are taught to students free at
cost, although the related expenses for such soft ware are
borne by KASBIT.