Mr. Muhammad Asim Bukhari

Bursar (1998-2012)

Mr. Asim Bukhari – 2010

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

 

Mr. Muhammad Asim Bukhari joined Cadet College Petaro as Bursar in 1998 and continues to hold this position.

He was born on 15 September 1967 at Tando Allahyar and got married to Mrs. Iffat on 1 November 1990. They have two children – Madiha and Waqar.

Asim’s entire schooling was at Tando Allahyar. He studied up to Matric at SM High School which he completed in 1981. He then joined SM College and completed his Intermediate in 1984. Soon thereafter he joined Sindh University and graduated with a B.Com. degree in 1986, and an M.A. Economics in 1988.

His first employment was with SRTC (Sindh Road Transport Corporation), where he worked as Accounts Officer until 1998. He then joined Cadet College Petaro that year as the Bursar.

During his stay at Petaro, he was the head of Accounts Department of the College, and had a key role to play in the seeking financing from the government for development schemes. He prepared PC-1 for various schemes worth over 80 crore rupees, and pursued the government departments to get approvals and release of funds.

During this period, he was also the Officer In Charge for Buildings, Woodwork, Central Stores, Land and Guest House. With the land grabbing cases against Petaro by various people of the vicinity, Asim was one of the key persons who had to deal with the courts and the revenue department on behalf of the college.

While he was working at Petaro, he also studied during off hours and obtained his M.B.A. from University of Sindh in 2007. 

With a new opportunity arising, Asim finally left Petaro in 2012 and joined Federal Urdu University Karachi as Deputy Treasurer based out of Karachi. In July 2013, he was promoted to the position of Director Accounts and transferred to their office in Islamabad.