Rajouri : Vice-Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshha University (BGSBU) Prof Javed Musarrat Tuesday held an online meeting with deans and heads of various departments to review the online academic activities taken up by the university in view of the national lockdown and advisory on social distancing due to Covid-19 pandemic. The statement said, “This was the second time in the month that the Vice-Chancellor met with senior faculty members to ensure that the students must not suffer in their academic pursuits.
During the meeting, the Vice- Chancellor urged upon the heads of various departments to ensure that the students are getting information in best possible ways and regular classes are being conducted on various online platforms in order to complete the ongoing courses.” “The Vice-Chancellor said that each faculty member should remain available to the students and help them in all possible ways. He said that to ensure the success of online mode of teaching and learning, the teachers and students have to be in sync and ensure that the lectures and study materials are being accessed on regular basis,” it reads.
Prof Musarrat said that the university will conduct the endsemester examinations after analysing the situation once the lockdown period will be over to ensure that the outgoing students can take up a job or proceed for higher studies. He said that during these troubled times, with the concerted efforts and mutual hand-holding we will weather this unprecedented crisis by displaying consummate resolve and determination. Vice-Chancellor also held another online meeting with representatives of the student council. Talking to the students, Prof. Musarrat said that all necessary measures shall be taken up to save the precious academic year of the students.
He said that university is doing everything it can by offering study material, online orientation and other measures to minimise the impact on your studies. During meeting, VC addressed various concerns of the students regarding course completion, mid-semester tests end semester examination. He told the students that the health and safety of the students are of paramount importance for the University. He advised the students to strictly follow the health advisories issued by government agencies from time to time for their own safety and for the safety of their entire kith and kin. Vice-chancellor advised the students to make the best use of their time, gain as maximum knowledge as they can and ensure that no one sleeps hungry in their neighbourhood.