JAMMU: The government has asked the Jammu University to immediately restart the class work for the students of University Institute of Engineering Technology at the varsity campus to avoid loss of their studies.
“There will be no compromise on the career of the students and I will personally oversee the functioning of UIET. The government will go out of way to provide every concession for the children,” Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari said here at a high-level meeting to review the issues concerning the newly established engineering institute, read an official handout.
According to the handout, the UIET will continue to function at JU campus as a constituent college of the varsity and the class work should be resumed immediately, purely in the interest of academic career of the students for the current session. The minister further asked the JU to hire a building in future to meet the accommodation needs till the permanent building was established.
The decision for the establishment of permanent campus of UIET shall be taken separately in a meeting scheduled on March 6, 2018 to be chaired by the Chancellor of the University of Jammu, it further read.