SRINAGAR: Minister for Higher Education, Technical Education and Information Technology, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari on Saturday paid a surprise visit to Government Women College, MA Road, Srinagar.
According to an official statement, the purpose of the visit was to interact with the students and know the ground realities and problems, if any, being faced by them. The Principal of the college, Prof Shaheen Altaf appraised him about the functioning of the college.
The students during their interaction with the Minister raised various issues. The Minister directed the Principal to resolve them at the earliest. He also assured the students that their issues regarding accommodation, cleanliness, sanitation and water supply would be taken up by the concerned departments.
The minister was told that the buildings of administrative block and some academic departments need to be refurbished to which Minister assured all possible help.
As part of extra-curricular activities the Minister directed the college authorities to conduct debates on latest issues for development of general knowledge and communication skills among students. He said that the future prospect of a student increases manifold with better communication skills and focus needs to be given on enhancing this capability.