Awareness programme on ‘special abilities of disabled students’ held

Ganderbal: Central University of Kashmir’s School of Education in collaboration with the Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS) Bemina on Thursday organised an awareness programme about the special abilities of the disabled students at Green Campus here.
Dean School of Education, Dr Syed Zahoor Ahmad Geelani emphasized the importance of organizing such events. “The students are practically oriented about the spirit of inclusive society through holding of such programmes,” he said.
Former Dean and Head, School of Education Prof NA Nadeem said that disabled children are the asset of any society whose potential need to be harnessed professionally. “CUK is responsive to the community needs and services as such the university has signed MoU with the Voluntary Medicare Society last year. The purpose of signing the MoU is to establish a link between the CUK and the Special School,” he said.
Registrar, Prof Fayaz Ahmad Nika emphasized that disabled children are the part and parcel of the society. “In no way we should segregate these children from the society. CUK will always support the school of education for organising such programmes,” he said.
The programme was concluded with the distribution of token amount to the disabled students who presented various cultural programmes and skits on the occasion.
The scholars, students and faculty members of CUK and staff members of VMS were also present on the occasion.