CM appreciates college for ‘attaining excellence, spread’
JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has complimented the Islamia College management, staff and students for its ‘good work’ including attaining excellent ranking in the NAAC accreditation. She has also appreciated the role of the college in the educational spread in its catchment areas over the decades.
The Chief Minister made these observations while chairing the Governing Board meeting of Islamia College of Science & Commerce, Srinagar here on Tuesday. The Chief Minister is the chairperson of the board, a statement read.
Minister for Education & Finance, Syed Altaf Bukhari was also present in the meeting.
In view of the increasing need, Mehbooba Mufti directed construction of more accommodation for classrooms, labs, staff rooms, etc. She directed the college authorities to “undertake the constructions in phased manner to avoid cost overruns” and to ensure early completions. She also directed establishment of a multipurpose sports hall for the students with all facilities and equipment.
The Chief Minister also directed introduction of new courses in the college which are in demand in the job industry. She also directed upgradation of equipment at the college and fulfilling of other requirements under NAAC accreditation.
As a special case, Mehbooba Mufti announced extension of Chief Minister’s Scooty scheme to the college for which she asked the college administration to make all arrangements, the statement read.