Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Friday accorded an affectionate adieu to M I Parray, the Founder Director of JKEDI, on his retirement.
Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, was present on the occasion.
Ganga hailed the services and efforts of Dr. Parray towards creating an entrepreneurial culture and promoting the entrepreneurship development in the state. He said Dr. Parray would be remembered for the services he has rendered and his contribution towards institution shall prove as a beacon light for others.
Commissioner/Secretary Labour and Employment Department, Kifayat Hussain Rizvi, while speaking on the occasion, described Dr. Parray as a good human being who made his mark by working hard towards economic progress of the State.
Addressing the gathering, Dr. Parray expressed gratitude towards the support and cooperation he always received from the staff in achieving the set goals.
The JKEDI staff also shared their experiences of working under the leadership of Dr. M I Parray.
Pertinently, Dr Parray started his career in 1987 as an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Management and Public Administration (IMPA). In 2003, he was appointed as Director, JKEDI which started functioning from a small two-room office at IMPA Srinagar.
Heads of various Institutes/Boards of the Industries and Commerce Department besides staff of JKEDI was present on the occasion.