Establishment of University of Murree

About the Project

The Government of Punjab will establish a modern university in Murree. The university aims to provide educational opportunities for the youth in the area and to enhance the quality of education by encouraging research and innovation. Apart from providing higher education, the University will also provide employment to many people, including professors, teachers and administrative staff.

Project Benefits

Murree is one of the busiest hill resorts of Pakistan and is also on track to become a large town. It has a population of about 250,000 (176,426 as per the census of 1998), and a growth rate of 1.56% (1981 – 1998). However, the zone still lacks well-established infrastructure facilities such as roads, energy systems, medical facilities and education. By focusing on education, it is hoped that Murree will become a site for development and growth in the region.


Infrastructure Development Authority of the Punjab (IDAP) is an autonomous body established under the Infrastructure Development Authority of the Punjab Act 2016, for planning, designing, construction and maintenance of infrastructure in the province, in line with the best international practices, to cope with futuristic development needs. IDAP is a specialized organization free of encumbrances prevalent in public sector departments ... [Read More]