The Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, Government College Women University, Faisalabad, endeavours to make research a top priority for sustainable economic growth. In this regard, the third Research Productivity Award Ceremony (2020-2021) was organized by ORIC on Monday, June 21, 2021. The ceremony was held at Jinnah Auditorium at 12:30 pm and Ms Amani Sharif, Lecturer, Department of English, served as stage secretary on the occasion. Director ORIC, Dr Sana Aslam, welcomed the worthy guests. Professor Dr Suleman Tahir, Vice-Chancellor of Khawaja Farid University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, chaired the ceremony as Chief Guest. Prof Dr Noreen Aziz Qureshi, Ex-Vice Chancellor of Government College Women University Faisalabad, chaired the ceremony as guest of honour. Vice-Chancellor, GCWUF, Prof. Dr Robina Farooq highlighted the ongoing research projects in GCWUF, which include 3 TDF projects, 2 Pak-USAID, 2 PARB projects, and 11 NRPU Projects, along with 65 SRGP projects. She commended the faculty for their efforts in uplifting the university in the field of research and encouraged the development of entrepreneurial and innovative research culture in GCWUF. The Research Productivity Award (RPA) was awarded to 50 researchers on their innovative research for publications in the year 2020. The recipients included faculty members from the Departments of Chemistry (11), Biochemistry (2), Business Administration (2), Arabic (2), Applied Psychology (4), Botany (6), Physics (1), Food Science and Technology (2), Urdu (2), Zoology (2), Commerce (2), Health & Physical Education (2), Islamic Studies (2), Sociology (1), Public Administration (1), Education (1), English (5) and Mathematics (2). While addressing the audience the chief guest stressed the need to promote research culture in educational institutions. He emphasized the dire need to make our education system student-centred so that objective-based education may produce active, functional, and productive individuals in society. Honourable guest in his speech lauded the achievements of the University especially the efforts of the Vice-Chancellor and the faculty of GCWUF. At the end of the event certificates along with cheques of cash prizes were presented to the faculty members of GCWUF. Director Advanced Studies Dr Zille Huma Nazli thanked the chief guest for honouring the ceremony.