SRINAGAR: Dr M S Sumbli has assumed the charge as Rector, Kargil and Leh campuses of the University of Kashmir.
Immediately after assuming the charge, Dr Sumbli held detailed discussions with the faculty and staff at both the satellite campuses, separately, and reviewed threadbare the status of courses offered as well as the facilities available at both the institutions.
He also sought to know the problems, if any, being faced by the staff and faculty vis-à-vis facilities, services and infrastructure.
Asserting that all the issues raised by the staff would be addressed in a phased manner, after being appropriately prioritized and put up before the competent authorities, Dr Sumbli emphasised strict adherence to discipline and academic and examination schedules by the staff, faculty and students.
He called for close focus on attaining the objectives behind establishment of these satellite campuses, especially providing quality higher education at the doorsteps of the aspirants.
Dr Sumbli said he would also hold interactions with government authorities, at Leh and Kargil, whenever needed, for sustained progression and development of the satellite campuses.
Earlier, Dr Sumbli was accorded a warm welcome at both the campuses where the faculty assured their full support to him.