The esteemed Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR) hosted its 6th meeting today. Presided over by the worthy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Javaid Akhtar, the meeting was attended by all the internal and external members. This gathering holds great significance as it resulted in crucial decisions concerning the future trajectory of academics and research within the institution. The central focus of this meeting was on departments that are considered key growth areas including Applied Psychology, Business, Economics, Chemistry, English and Physics. The meeting also underlines a broader ambition of BASR to foster a culture of excellence in research while ensuring that educational curriculum remains relevant, up-to-date, and aligned with global standards. The participants engaged in productive dialogues aimed at bridging gaps between academia and industry needs while prioritizing student development.