CUK VC chairs PMB, UBC meetings

Ganderbal: Central University of Kashmir Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Monday chaired the 4th Meeting of the Planning and Monitoring Board (PMB) and 26th meeting of the University Building Committee (UBC) through both online and offline mode at varsity’s Green Campus.
Registrar, Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Nika, Controller of Examinations, Prof. Parveen Pandit, Deans of Schools, other senior functionaries from the university, and external experts from various fields were also present on the occasion.
Addressing the participants in both Planning and Monitoring Board and UBC, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said that after the country wide lockdown due to Covid-19 pandemic, the university began online academic activities and started imparting teaching and learning to the students through different social media platforms. He said the faculty members also distributed study material among the students, in order to compensate their class work, which was hugely affected due to the prevailing pandemic. Prof Mir said the departments have organized several webinars and other academic activities, through the online medium during the lockdown.
Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said the university is planning to video graph the lectures of faculty members, which would be later shared with students through different social media platforms. CUK Vice-Chancellor said the university has resumed its functioning as per the guidelines issued by the Department of Personnel and Training.
He said the process for admission to the programmes offered by the CUK and its other sister universities has already been initiated and the university has received an overwhelming response from the students aspiring to get admission in the varsity. He said the university is launching new Post Graduate programmes including Botany, Chemistry and Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies.
He also deliberated upon the Design Innovation Centre (DIC), established at the university, under National Initiative for Design Innovation (NIDI) scheme of Ministry and Human Resource Development.

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