JAMMU: Dr A G Ahangar, Director SKIMS Soura, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here. Dr. Ahangar briefed the Governor about the functioning of the various specialties in the Institute. He discussed the plans for its future growth, particularly the infrastructural development.
Recalling the erstwhile outstanding reputation of the Institute the Governor advised Dr. Ahangar to attract the best talent, upgrade teaching and research and ensure against any indiscipline among staff, students or the faculty. In this context Governor observed that he was continuing to receive complaints about infringement of the restriction on Private practice, which must not be allowed under any circumstances.
State Convener of the Indian Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Saleem Beg also called on Governor Vohra at the. Beg briefed the Governor about various conservation and management initiatives being undertaken by the INTACH for preserving the cultural heritage of the State including promotion of the crafts heritage of the local communities. Governor appreciated Beg’s efforts in generating awareness among the people of the need to respect and preserve culture and heritage of the State.