Srinagar: A day long freshers day for freshly admitted students was celebrated at Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (COAET), SKUAST-K here at Shalimar on Wednesday.
The programme was attended by Dean Students Welfare, Prof. M.A.A Siddiqui, Associate Dean COAET, Prof. R. Kumar, Heads of various divisions of the faculty, Head Division of Soil and Water Engineering, Prof. J.N. Khan, Media Advisor (IRTIQA-II), Dr P.A. Reshi, Student welfare officers of various faculties, scientists, and the students of the faculty.
Dean Students Welfare, Prof M.A.A Sidiqui in his address impressed upon the students to be disciplined, sincere and dedicated towards the studies. He outlined the importance and role of Co-curricular activities through the Department of Students welfare in the Varsity.
Associate Dean Faculty, Prof. Kumar spoke on the importance and the scope of Agri Engineering in various fields.
Head Division of Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Prof. Jagvir Dixit, Head Renewable Energy Engineering, Dr Mudasir Ali, Incharge Academics, Dr Shahzad Faesal, Dr Showkat Rasool and Dr Qazi Altaf spoke on the occasion.
Later a competitive cultural and entertainment programme was held and the first three winners among the students were felicitated.
Earlier, Dr M. Muzamil, organizing secretary of the event gave a brief presentation of the programme and thanked the dignitaries for their participation and NAHEP for sponsoring the mega event