SRINAGAR: Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh, MLA Ganderbal, called on Governor N N Vohra here at Raj Bhavan on Monday.
An official spokesperson in a statement said that Sheikh briefed governor about the major development projects sanctioned for district Ganderbal and the current status of each of them, particularly referring to delays in regard to the commencement of New Ganderbal HE Power Project, putting the new Unani College to use and shifting Central University Kashmir from Srinagar to Ganderbal.
He said the governor urged MLA to continue his efforts for promoting a peaceful environment in the area of his influence, which would enable the rapid development and growth of the entire Kashmir region.
Prof Mehraj ud-din Mir, Vice Chancellor Central University of Kashmir, called on Governor N N Vohra, at Raj Bhavan here.
The official spokesperson said that Prof Mir informed governor about the present status and the difficulties relating to the development of the university’s infrastructure at Ganderbal. “He also informed governor about the decision to shift the university functioning from Srinagar to Ganderbal in transit accommodation made available by the state government,” he said.
He said the governor reiterated his concern about which he has been advising all universities in the state, to ensure that the vice chancellors and all their teachers spend time to know each of their students “Governor also stressed the crucial importance of institutions of higher learning remaining apolitical and ensuring against their faculties getting involved in contentious issues at the cost of advancing the academic and research interests of their students,” the spokesperson added.
Chairman Human Welfare Association J&K, Mohammad Saifullah Farooq met Governor NN Vohra here at Raj Bhavan on Monday.
Farooq apprised governor about various socio-economic problems being faced by people due to the recurringly disturbed law and order situations in Kashmir.