Muzaffarabad: The University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) has collaborated with Habib Bank Limited (HBL) to introduce a customized digital receipt and payment system for the university’s students, staff & vendors. This partnership aims to provide a seamless and convenient banking experience, empowering the UAJK community with a wide range of digital financial solutions, including fee deposits.
The official agreement signing ceremony, held on July 11, 2023, at the esteemed All King Abdullah Campus Chattar Klass, was presided over by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi. Distinguished attendees included Dr. Bilal Ahmed Abbasi, Director of Finance and Planning; Resident Director KAC; Director of Information Technology; Additional Director of Finance; Units of Deputy Director; Officer Accounts (Compilation); Accounts Officer (Operations); Regional Head of HBL Muzaffarabad, Nazr Abbas; Miss Farda Malik; Team Leader Mr. Mahmood Bukhari; Regional Business Manager Amjad Gilani; Regional Area Manager Syed Amir Gurdizi, along with other esteemed officers.
Under this agreement, UAJK and HBL will also address matters related to expenditure and income. The university’s teachers, students, and employees will benefit from the convenience of submitting their bills submitting their bills through the HBL Mobile Application, HBL Konnect and 1-Bill. Furthermore, salaries and other payments will be efficiently processed through digital transactions, while bank reconciliation will be facilitated by the Accounts Branch of the university.
Expressing his vision, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi, Vice-Chancellor of UAJK, emphasized his commitment to providing exceptional facilities to the students. He praised the partnership with Habib Bank as a significant step towards achieving this goal. The Vice-Chancellor highlighted that through digitalization, approximately 10,000 students studying at the university, along with around forty thousand enrolled in affiliated colleges, will enjoy the benefits of this collaboration.
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Kaleem Abbasi commended the officials of Habib Bank and the finance department of UAJK for their efforts in implementing this cutting-edge system. He further emphasized the importance of embracing emerging technologies in the modern era. The Vice-Chancellor also proudly announced that UAJK currently stands as the premier educational institution in the state, providing students from the region with an excellent quality of education.
Dr. Bilal Ahmad Abbasi, Director of Finance and Planning, regarded the agreement between UAJK and HBL as a significant milestone in the university’s journey. On behalf of Habib Bank Limited, Nazar Abbas congratulated UAJK administration and assured full cooperation in realizing the potential and effectiveness of this system. He also underscored the significance of such digital solutions in today’s fast-paced world.
This collaboration between UAJK and HBL signifies a remarkable stride towards enhancing the banking experience for students and staff. By leveraging the power of digital technology, both institutions are committed to delivering efficient and secure financial services to the UAJK community.