SRINAGAR: Prof G M Malik has taken over as Dean Students Welfare (DSW) of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), Rajouri.
Prof Malik is also Dean School of Education, Islamic Studies and Languages at the varsity.
A doctorate in Education from Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), New Delhi, Prof Malik has earlier served the University of Kashmir as Dean and head Faculty of Education, Head Department of Psychology; Director State Resource Centre; Director Life-long learning; Director Satellite Campus Kupwara.
He has been a member/secretary of many associations including the Board of Research for Studies JNU, Society for Age Concerned, Faculty Committee JMI, College Development Council, National Forum for State Resource Centres, Board of Studies Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Indian Institute of Public Administration, etc.
With about 100 research papers, including several in high-impact international journals, Prof Malik has, as a research mentor, guided many M Phil and PhD scholars to produce publications in noted journals.
On taking over as DSW, Prof Malik assured students the best possible support within the available resources.
He said that DSW office would coordinate and arrange the disbursement of all financial aids, stipends and scholarships to the students.
“My primary focus will be to arrange career counselling and guidance facilities to the students, besides promoting students’ participation in co-curricular and social activities,” Prof Malik said.
Meanwhile, all the administrative and academic staff representatives of the varsity congratulated Prof Malik on taking over as Dean Students Welfare.