National Idea Bank
City Host
University of

We Transform Your Vision into Creative Results

National Idea Bank is a collaboration to identify and build a repository of innovative ideas for recognition and support. Inaugurated by the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, on February 4, 2021, the National Idea Bank plans to issue its first international call for ideas onĀ September 27, 2021.

NIB-University of Karachi Team

Prof Dr. Aliya Rehman

Director ORIC UoK

Dr. Asma Tabassum

Focal Person NIB

Dr. Tasneem Saher

Administrative Officer

Mubasher Yousuf

Administrative Assistant

Syeda Anum Fatima

Research Assistant

Syed Ismail Khalid

Research Associate


Communication Specialist

Sector Wise Team members

Team Lead
Education Sector

Dr Maroof Bin Rauf
Assistant Professor in the Department of Education,
University of Karachi

Team Lead
Health Sector

Dr Shama Mashhood
Associate Professor & Head of Department Medical Education Karachi Medical and Dental College

Team Lead

Syed Akbar Ali Founder and Director - Fruges Pvt ltd
Teaching Assistant - Department of Agriculture and Agribusiness management -
University of Karachi. Associate Partner - Ollybear Austria

Team Lead

Dr. Zeeshan Atiq Assistant Professor Department of Economics University of Karachi

Team Lead
Natural Resources

Dr. Adnan Khan
Assistant Professor,
Department of Geology,
University of Karachi


Call for Idea: 
27 September to 8 November 2021

Idea Pitching:
 22 November & 23 November 2021

Closing Ceremony: 
24 November 2021

University of Karachi

Collaborators UoK

Social Media Club

Sharmeen Arshad
Creative Media Team Lead

Social Media Club Members

Mr Asad Ali

Ms Bisma

Ms Maheen

Ms Nawal

Ms Tehreem

Mr Zulqarnain

Ms Neha