The Project Directorate was established with the inception of AIOU after the approval its first developmental proejest in 1976.
The Project Directorate was established right from the inception of the University in 1976 with the following Major objectives:
Objectives & Role:
•Developing the long term/Strategic Plans, Medium term and Short term plans for the development of University.
•Planning & developing the infrastructure projects for University in line with the overall strategic planning.
•Implementation of various projects both Government and indigenous towards realization of the Plans.
•Monitoring & Supervision of the projects to ensure that the projects are completed with in Time, Cost and Technical Specification (CST).
•Evaluation of the completed projects in terms of their impacts and effects towards the strategic planning and realization of goals.
•Maintenance and up keeping of the infrastructure to make their better utilization and extended serviceability.
To strengthen the strategic vision of AIOU to provide quality education at the door steps of about one million students, the Project Directorate plans and develop the infrastrcutrual projects.
Future Plans :
Developing the project Management Capacity of the Project Directorate to enhance it role in the planning and developmment of University in line with its objectives and vision.
Supproting the objectives of AIOU towards qulity education which is both competitive and consistent through developing and maintaining the state of the art infrastruture.
Improving the productivity of indvidual and organization through better Quality of Working Life and improved Working Environemnt.
To provied Occupational Safety at jobsite through continuous training & development of staff for safety management.
Develping better housing, offices and academic buildings
Some of the projetcs in palnning are;
Extension of Bookware House.
Extension of Colony Mosque.
Revised Master Palnning.
Regional Offices DG Khan, Aboottabad.
Airconditioning at RO Karachi.
Improvement of RO Lahore, Multan..............
Tube Well development.....
Academic Facilities :
Training facilities availble for Civil Technicains, Sub Engineers and Proejct manAgers.
Postal Address :
Project Directorate and Material Labs ( PDML) , near Sceince Research Complex Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.