PPTC UKM Received Research Grant from MOHE
By Asmahanim Amir
Pictures by Ikhwan Hashim & Shahiddan Saidi
BANGI, 28 October 2016 – Chini Lake Research Centre (PPTC), through UKM’s Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), received many research grants such as FRGS and LRGS from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to conduct research, since it was established in 2004.
Head of PPTC UKM, Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Mushrifah Idris said the grant has been effectively and efficiently utilised to research the area’s flora, fauna and orang asli community.
“Through the grant, we have conducted research about orang asli, conservation and methods to restore the water quality level at the Chini Lake areas,” she explained.
These research, she added, will be used as a reference for other agencies such as the Pekan District Council identify other areas which can be researched on, to ensure that Chini Lake is protected and developed in a sustainable manner.