Week-long workshop on econometrics concludes at IUST

SRINAGAR: A week-long workshop on ‘The Basics of Econometrics and its Applications’ concluded at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST).

The workshop was organised by the Department of Economics, IUST from July 1 to 7. The main focus of the workshop was to familiarise the technical dimensions of econometrics and its application in the field of Economics, Commerce and Management, a statement issued here said. It said more than forty participants were shortlisted for the participations from different universities and colleges across the country.

Three invited speakers from outside the state engaged the technical sessions. Vice Chancellor Prof Mushtaq A Siddiqi was the chief guest during the inaugural session while Dean Academic Affairs, Prof A M Shah & Registrar, Syed Reyaz Rufai were the guests of honour. HOD Economics, Prof A S Bhat delivered the welcome address and Coordinator Dr Javid Ahmad Khan presented the vote of thanks to the dignitaries, deans, heads and participants.